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  Posted by: markk on Feb-10-13 9:07 PM (EST)
 

foot, kevlar. But, anything 17 or 18 feet will do that doesn't weigh over 65 pounds. Of course, it depends on what you feel is important. If wanting to portage easilt and quicklt then go light weight canoe. If the portage is part of the journey then 65 pounds for a canoe is ok. Wind- some handle it better then others, but if you don't mind staying in camp wind bound then who cares. I've been in the BW every year at least once since 1969 and if I were to choose I and money was no object then I'd go with 17 feet kevlar. Mostly, I slow down and go with a rented royalex at 17 feet.

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