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RECREATION CANOES

Guide 147

Our popular Guide 147 represents a breakthrough in design and construction that provides a durable, stiff and affordable canoe. With its unique cross-section and stabilizing chines, the Guide 147 delivers exceptional stability, as well as rugged durability. And its sharp entry provides a surprisingly efficient paddling canoe. Stable enough for fishing or nature watching, yet versatile enough for family outings - all at an affordable price! 
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Guide 147 Green Side ZoomGuide 147 Green Top Zoom

Specs

Material:Three Layer Polyethylene
Length:14' 7" / 4.4 m
Width:38" / 96.5 cm
Width at 4" Waterline:36" / 91.4 cm
Bow Height:19" / 48.3 cm
Depth:13" / 33 cm
Weight:82 lbs / 37.2 kg
Max Load Range:850-900 lbs / 385.6-408.2 kg
Suggested Retail:$799.99 USD

Hull Characteristics

Features

  • Comfortable contoured seats with adjustable backrests
  • Ash carrying yoke
  • Black vinyl gunwales
  • Comfortable carrying handles
  • Extremely durable three layer polyethylene
Shallow Arch Bottom Straight Sides with Chines
Shallow Arch Bottom

Shallow arch bottom canoes have less initial stability than flat bottom canoes, but tend to have higher secondary stability. As the canoe is leaned to one side, it will balance better and resist further tipping. Shallow arch canoes are a great all-around canoe but tend to perform best in choppy water, waves and whitewater.

Shallow Arch Bottom Straight Sides with Chines
Straight Sides with Chines

Straight-sided canoes with chines are a nice blend between flared sides (increased secondary stability) and tumblehome sides (narrower beam at deck for easier reach to water) and the added feature of stabilizing chines. The extremely stable Guide Series is a great example of a straight side canoe with stabilizing chines.

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Moderate Rocker

From a side view the canoe has only a slight banana shape while sitting on a hard surface. Moderate rocker in a canoe means it will turn easily on the water but can also track well for short to longer distance paddling.

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YOUR OLD TOWN ADVENTURES

380 mile 26 day canoe & kayak trip
hickoryedward

my name is hickory edwards and i am head paddler of the onondaga canoe and kayak club. this summer we are doing a paddle trip of about 380 miles from onondaga nation (just south of syracuse ny) to the united nations building in new york city. this is a 25 day trip. designed to educate the public on the two row wampum belt treaty and to create an sutanible ecosystem for all living things on the planet. we will be holding 13 events all along the hudson rive from albany to newyork city.after we reach albany from syracuse we will trying to take up 200 people down the hudson river. and as you can tell canoes will be a problem for us to supply for every one. we would like ask if you can possibly donate the use of a few of you fine canoes. i can be reached at onondagacanoeandkayakclub1613@gmail.com or called at anytime at 315-775-7548 and for more info on this trip please visit www.honorthetworow.org hope to hear for you soon sincerely hickory edwards