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Old Town Penobscot 16 Royalex Canoe


    Old Town Penobscot 16 Royalex Canoe

    The straight keel line and sharp bow entry make the Old Town Penobscot 16 Canoe easy to paddle. See details

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    The straight keel line and sharp bow entry make the Old Town Penobscot 16 Canoe easy to paddle.

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    The straight keel line and sharp bow entry make the Old Town Penobscot 16 Canoe easy to paddle.

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    The straight keel line and sharp bow entry make the Old Town Penobscot 16 Canoe easy to paddle.

    • While excellent in flat water, the design and Oltonar/Royalex® construction makes it very much at home in fast water
    • Oltonar/Royalex is lightweight while offering excellent strength and toughness
    • Oltonar/Royalex construction gives canoe high impact- and abrasion-resistance, plus excellent structural memory and resilience
    • Fine tandem day-tripping boat or solo canoe for paddlers with higher skill levels
    • Straight-on speed, handling ease and capacity make this an all-around performance canoe
    • Rounded bottom provides turning responsiveness
    • Features new vintage-look gold-leaf graphics based on custom designs from the 1920s
    • Standard features include black anodized aluminum gunwales, polyethylene decks with grab handles, ash carrying yoke and thwart, and web seats

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    Old Town Penobscot 16 Royalex Canoe Specs
    Best use
    ABS and vinyl composite
    16 ft. 2 in.
    13.75 inches
    58 pounds
    1,150 pounds
    Hull construction
    Gunwales material
    Seat type
    Number of paddlers
    Weight capacity (lbs)

    Old Town Penobscot 16 Royalex Canoe

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    Old Town Penobscot 16 Royalex Canoe is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good solo or tandem canoe Doesn't have quite the cargo capacity, and is not quite as stable, as our Mad River Explorer 16, but this canoe is swifter and easier to paddle. Although both boats are Royalex, this boat is not quite as tough due to aluminum gunwales. But the Penobscot performs better as a solo canoe than the Explorer...paddling from the bow instead of the stern. Took it out solo for 8 days on Utah's Green River, and it was a great tripper...handled well and as fast as other boats with two paddlers aboard.
    Date published: 2014-04-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from 10+ years and going strong I've paddled lots of canoes growing up and with the Scouts - this OT beats them all. I bought this over 10 years ago and am looking at another. It's been great on flat to rough water, on small ponds to large lakes in CO & WY. Easily loaded / portaged / unloaded by me. I'd like the 17' one next but this one is going strong. Good capacity, speed, handling, and durability. Wood fittings are all in great shape, some dings in the gunwales, a few marks in the hull, but all thru long hours of enjoyment. A wonderful boat!
    Date published: 2014-04-05

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