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  • Featuring an overall weight of 65 lbs., the lean Explorer 16 LT offers all the durability of older versions with the same friendly performance
  • Royalex multilayer composite offers excellent abrasion resistance and springs back from impacts
  • Royalex also makes a much lighter weight hull than standard polyethylene and offers excellent strength and toughness
  • Exterior layers of vinyl sandwich interior layers of ABS plastic and undergo heating and molding, producing a superior-quality watercraft material
  • Symmetrical, shallow-V hull offers predictable handling, excellent tracking and superior performance in rough water
  • Moderately rockered hull offers a great balance between maneuverability and speed
  • Lightweight aluminum gunwales enhance stiffness and performance; molded carry handles at bow and stern decks aid in transport
  • The Mad River Explorer 16 LT Royalex canoe features web seats, a shaped yoke and durable, polyethylene decks

Made in USA.

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Best Use Canoeing
Material(s) ABS and vinyl composite
Gunwales Material Aluminum
Length 15 ft. 11.25 in.
Width 35.25 inches
Depth 14.5 inches
Weight 65 pounds
Seat Type Webbing
Number of Paddlers 2
Weight Capacity (lbs) 1,100 pounds
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