Boat Book – Old Town Canoes and Kayaks
Each week, we highlight companies in Canoe & Kayak’s 2010 Boat Book. Today, we look at the 2010 designs of Old Town Canoes and Kayaks. Stay tuned next week for more from our Boat Book.
MSRP $889, roto-molded polyethylene
L: 15′ 8″; W: 35.5″, 80 lbs.
For more than 25 years the Discovery series has been going strong. Extremely tough and rugged, the Discovery canoes are also stable and easy to handle. The 3-layer Superlinear construction makes them a family favorite for all-around use. Check out our Discovery Sport 15, Discovery 119, and 169.
MSRP $639, roto-molded polyethylene
L: 14′ 7″; W: 38″, 74 lbs.
Stable enough for fishing or nature watching, versatile and durable enough for family outings, the Guide 147 offers a unique beamy cross-section and stabilizing chines, plus a sharp entry for efficient paddling and track-ability – all at an affordable price. Check out our Guide 160, too.
MSRP $1009, roto-molded polyethylene
L: 17′ 4″; W: 36″, 83 lbs.
A nimble, amazingly durable boat for the intermediate to experienced paddler, the Penobscot, named after the Native Americans who inhabited Old Town, ME and from whom we’ve gained immeasurable boat-building knowledge, is the ultimate canoe to paddle. Enjoy the speed and efficiency. Available in 16′ and 17′ polyethylene or Royalex(r).
MSRP $1562, roto-molded polyethylene
L: 15′ 3″; W: 40″, 113 lbs.
The Predator series offers versatility, great stability, and carrying capacity to accommodate all of your gear. Row the SS150 or mount up to a 5 HP motor to the square stern and enjoy the journey. Expand your stealthy predator needs by checking out our Predator C133 and C160 canoes.
MSRP $539, thermoformed polyethylene
L: 13′ 10″; W: 42″, 85 lbs.
On a budget and want superb quality? Let the Rockport take you to your next destination. Its high-density polyethylene construction is rugged to take all the bumps you might encounter. Insulated cooler, day hatch, cup holders, and gear bungee are just a few of the excellent features this canoe offers.