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Pakboats 17 Folding Canoe


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  • Assembles in just 30 min. and stores in a 35 x 18 x 15 in. bag, included
  • Designed for two paddlers and has enough gear-holding capacity for multi-week adventures
  • Rugged, abrasion-resistant PVC-coated synthetic canvas skin with closed-cell foam laminate eliminates frame contact pressure points
  • Shockcorded, anodized aluminum frame is strong, lightweight and corrosion-resistant; color-coded for easy assembly
  • Inflatable compartments between frame and skin provide rigidity after skin is pulled over frame
  • Seats can be adjusted for sitting or kneeling positions and for adjusting canoe's trim
  • Comes with pump, repair kit and storage bag


Packed size: 35 x 18 x 15 inches

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Best Use Canoeing
Material(s) PVC-coated polyester/aluminum frame
Gunwales Material Aluminum
Length 17 feet
Width 36 inches
Depth Unavailable
Weight 56 pounds
Seat Type Webbing
Number Of Paddlers 2
Weight capacity (lbs) 910 pounds
Foldable Yes
Packed Dimensions 35 x 18 x 15 inches

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