Where are Old Town canoes manufactured?

Why are Old Town canoes so expensive?

Wenonah and Old Town are some of the more established brands, and they use high-quality materials for their canoes which is why their canoes range into the thousands.

What are Old Town canoes made of?

Constructed of wood and canvas. 1966 Breakthrough R&D in fiberglass canoes wins Old Town the Grand Prize of the Society of Plastic Industries Reinforced Plastic Division. Selected for originality of application, design, utility, moldability and appearance.

Why did Old Town stop using Royalex?

Royalex was extremely tough but if hit hard enough could be dented. … In 2013, plastics company PolyOne, of Avon Lake, Ohio purchased Spartech, and decided to shut down Royalex production due to its low volume. The last sheets of Royalex were shipped from the factory in December, 2013.

When was my Old Town Canoe made?

The first canoe built by Old Town Canoe was constructed in 1898 behind the Gray hardware store in Old Town, Maine. Unlike the pioneering canoe businesses established by E.H.

How do I identify an Old Town Canoe?

The serial number on a wood canoe is stamped on the stem which is located on the inside of the boat at the bow and stern.

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What is the best canoe to buy?

Comparison Table Best Canoe

Name Length Weight
Aire Traveler 15′ 1″ 72 lbs
Old Town Saranac 146 14′ 6″ 79 lbs
Pelican Boat Intruder 12 12′ 126.75 lbs
Wooden Boats Columbia 12′ 12′ 35 lbs