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  I see no benefit to a decked canoe ...
  Posted by: Glenn_MacGrady on Feb-05-14 9:39 AM (EST)
 

... for relatively inexperienced paddlers paddling solo with kayak paddles on a lengthy trip with portages.

Open canoes are lighter, easier to load and unload, and easier to carry than decked canoes of a similar length.

The decks may be of some advantage in heavy wind and wave conditions, which, however, inexperienced paddlers may be smarter to sit out anyway.

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