I replaced the wooden backing plate of the transom of an aluminum Jon boat about 20 years ago. I cart it around on a trailer - It's THE ONLY WAY TO GO. $4950.00 CAD. It will offer you a dry and confident ride. The canoe base model is called the Rouge River, but as I stated, each store may have a different name for the canoe with slightly different options, such as color. You can even get the interior of the canoe painted in camo to help with fitting into the environment and opt for wooden gunwales too. Motor is 1978, 2 cycle, 2nd owner and runs excellent, no … The measure of this canoe is around 15 feet 3 inches. The ‘bulb keel’ helps paddlers because of the added stability and creates a stiffer and stronger hull. Explore details, ratings and reviews for our canoes at L.L.Bean. do you need more storage capacity, or do you need a smaller canoe so that you can also solo-paddle easier. It’s aimed towards paddlers that enjoy canoe-fishing and need a very sturdy and comfortable boat on a variety of water types. Length 320cm CANOE—16' Old Town Sportsman Saranac Square Back Canoe w/ 4HP Outboard - $1200 (Southern Pines, NC) 3 year old, like new, 16' Old Town Sportsman Saranac, Square Back Canoe with 4 HP Johnson Outboard with accessories (two chairs, fuel tank, fuel can, extended outboard control, Cabelas life jackets, grease gun, and motor stand). Why you should use the old Town Discovery 15 square-stern recreational Canoe: The cool thing about this canoe is that it’s designed with full-length stabilizing chines plus a generous beam. 4 SEATER OLD TOWN ! 2000 OLD TOWN 15 FOOT CANOE! Old Town Canoe Guide 160 Canoe. The Old Town Sportsman paddle crafts are the ideal platform for traditionalists that still want all the features and comforts of modern fishing craft. Temporarily Sold Out. Old Town Discovery Sport 15 Canoe. 45 matches. You can’t use this like a power boat, so don’t think that you can bolt on a high powered outboard motor and create a wake. Whether rowed, paddled or motored, you’ll enjoy the Discovery 15. Designed with full-length stabilizing chines and a generous beam, the Discovery 15 provides a dry and confident ride. Having the square stern allows for motors to be mounted, but still gives a nice balance on the water. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Key aspects to think about when choosing a square-stern canoe is that you can use a motor when going on long journeys or when you want a break, but the obvious disadvantage is the slightly more tricky shape to tie down on a rack or trailer. Being a longer canoe, it does help that this is robust and stronger due to the shape and material used to make it. 1940s Old Town square stern canoe/boat. In Stock. With the perfect balance of speed, stability and capacity, our fishing canoes are a versatile choice for anglers and sportsman alike. 4 SEATER! See more ideas about old town canoe, canoe, old town. It may look like it won’t paddle correctly, but they do, plus the added hull strength that this style of canoe offers is actually very noticeable when you are out on the water. This is made for hunting/fishing and is made to take up to a 4hp outboard or trolling motor on the back. But which model or style do you choose? over all what does crowd think of a 15'4 sportman canoe by old town with square stern Tags: None. $649.99. It does come with oar sockets and durable vinyl gunwales, but the real selling point is the three comfortable webbing seats that are often undervalued by other manufactures. The smallest resin/hardener size available would cover 10x what I need and cost ~$75. Old Town Loon 126 Fishing Kayaks. If I happen to come across a more durable material in the meantime I’ll make a more durable set for next year. Extremely versatile, the Discovery 15 is great for any outdoor enthusiast. Seats 4 persons max, 3 comfortably. Thanks. $1099.99. What is different to many 3-seated boats on the market, is that this version houses two comfortable and moulded seats at the front and rear, which have usable space underneath. $949.99. Thanks again. What you need to do is figure out which size suits you best e.g. Most manufactures will only advise you to use a motor with a maximum of 4hp and only use on water that won’t require you to keep the engine revving all the time. Compare Compare Now. - 3 molded bench seats - Built-in motor mount on transom This is a nice, long and well designed square stern in Old Town’s range of boats. NEXT Canoe. NEW. You also want to consider where the stern seat is located in relation to the trolling motor mounting plate, as some models do need you to reach quite far back to get to the motor’s controls. Offers. Even heavily laden, it can still be pushed along with a 5 HP motor (the manufacturer’s suggested limit). Tags: boat; canoe; old town; tschwer01 New Member. This style gives you the benefits of cutting through the water like a traditional canoe, but allows you to bolt on a trolling motor to help with longer trips. The Old Town Canoe Company has been making quality canoes and kayaks for more than a century, building a reputation as one of the foremost leaders of the canoe and kayak industry. $849.99. This boat is cleverly designed with full-length stabilizing chines and a generous beam, making it a comfortable ride no matter the situation. $799.99. Durable but not indestructible. This is full package to take your family out on the water and enjoy. It does mean you can’t paddle it in reverse like a more traditional design, but some manufactures have their own take on the “square” part at the stern. Limited Stock! over all what does crowd think of a 15'4 sportman canoe by old town with square stern 03-25-2010, 01:05 PM. It weighs around 113 pounds. My … I have for sale an Old Town Sportsman Saranac Square Stern Canoe. $999.99. Welcome to Old Town, makers of the finest canoes and kayaks. The ‘Bulb T keel’, adds stability to the canoe, even with an outboard put on the back. It’s still in good shape, and if it ever rots out again I’ll take that opportunity to get the thickness right and use two layers of half-inch plywood. Canoe carrying handles make transporting your vessel to the shore a breeze. SOLID Ready to go! Do you want to try out a variety of paddling trips, but think that the longer ones might be too tiring? It can still be put on an average car’s roof rack (check recommendations) due to it’s light weight and doesn’t take a lot to pick it up when portaging or storing on your own. Old Town Canoe Saranac 146 Canoe. The Old Town Sportsman Canoe specifications are below: Length: 13' 10" Width: 42" Capacity: 750 lbs. It is a great size for longer journeys, as it is still super light-weight and easy to manoeuvre when using a paddle or outboard. Old Town's special design backrest and closed cell foam back pad will make a day on the water really comfortable on your back. Seems like a lot of waste. Shop vessels from leading outdoor brands, like Old Town Canoe®, Perception®, Sun Dolphin® and many more. Limited Stock! If that’s the case, I see no reason to spend much on materials when it’s only a 10-minute job to replace the wood in the first place. The centre seat has an insulated collar and water resistant day hatch, which is helpful during longer rides, but like all boats that offer this, is does take away a little bit of usable space and can make self-portaging a little harder. Yes, it’s a quick fix with one piece inside and the other on the outside. With a square stern, the Discovery 15 can be paddled traditionally or motored with up to a 4-horsepower motor. Jul 12, 2018 - Explore Randy McEwen's board "Old Town Canoe" on Pinterest. max carrying capacity and features three molded bench seats. The NEXT is a totally fresh and uniquely fun solo experience that brings a century of experti.. $2,129.00 I have an Old Town square back canoe and the transom has rotted. The other issue is that you can’t paddle in reverse as easily or spin it round like a double-ender. Durable and easy to clean. The three seats are moulded and have built-in-storage, plus a cooler that helps when you are using bate (helps with the smell). There isn’t any specific paddling technique associated with a square-stern canoe, as there is no change to how you paddle. Old Town boasts that this canoe has the ability for the user to sit comfortably whist doing a range of paddling styles, but you can also bolt on a more powerful trolling motor too. Buy Old Town at Sportsmans Warehouse online and in-store has everything for your outdoor sports ... Old Town Sportsman BigWater PDL 132 Sit-On-Top Kayaks. Freighter Canoes & Duckboats. $3050.00 CAD. 15 FOOT! This is Sun Dolphin’s more ‘specialised’ canoe range. Seems like a lot of waste. This style of canoe has the added advantage of being a lot sturdier than other types on the market, mostly because there is an added support laid into the hull that increases the overall stability and strength of a longer canoe. Does anyone have any suggestions for transom material, or replacement in general. You can use this style of canoe like any other traditional canoes on the market, but you have the added benefit of taking it easy when using a tolling motor. Although square-stern canoes can’t be paddled in both directions, you can attach a trolling motor to give you a rest while on longer trips. I’ve looked into using regular plywood and sealing it with a marine epoxy. Old Town Canoe Discovery 169 Canoe. From the company with a rich 100-year history in paddlesports, comes a product that represents the future. Limited Stock! The smallest resin/hardener size available would cover 10x what I need and cost ~$75. This smallest model can still comfortably house three adults and is still a relatively lightweight when un-laden (95lbs). There isn’t much of a visual difference between this and the other versions of the Mackinaw range, but the subtle changes make it a ‘canoe-fishing’ friendly model. Compare Compare Now. Versatile and tough, the three-person Old Town Discovery Sport 15 Square-Stern Recreational Canoe offers the perfect balance of capacity, speed, and stability. A friend repairs boats for a living andtransoms are the most common repair. I fish from a Old Town Predator square back canoe, I think it's just under 16 ft. Been in it for 5 seasons now. Square-stern canoes are a good choice if you want something that is truly versatile and has a multi-purpose use. Suits me perfectly. https://paddling.com/gear/old-town-canoe-kayak-rogue-river-154-ss-canoe $149.00 CAD. From. Compared to other hybrids, the Sportsman excels at combining the best qualities of a canoe and kayak. This versatile, light-weight and multi-purpose canoe has been perfectly adapted for those wanting to also fish and hunt. Get the best deals for old town discovery canoe at eBay.com. There is a great level of versatility with this boat, with a huge carrying capacity and the added benefit of being insulated from the cold water, allowing you to be out in the wild and still get to your favourite fishing spots throughout the colder season. Grumman 17' Square Stern. Our high quality women's paddling equipment is tested in the lab and field, and made for … We have been building adventure since 1898. $1295.00 CAD. 3 for more information. With the added integrated dry storage, drink holders and cooler, it makes it easier to house bate and things that are needed whilst waiting for the fish to bite. Marine grade plywood is difficult to find in this area, and I only need two 18"x12"x5/8" pieces. Old Town’s new Discovery 119 Solo Sportsman is a canoe and kayak hybrid; picture a small canoe paddled with a kayak paddle. One QuestionYou say you need two 18x12 pieces of plywood. Call (315) 369-6672 ext. ThanksThanks for the responses. This version of Grumman’s square-stern canoes is ideal for those wanting a larger model. - $649 (Glenmont, NY)length overall (LOA): 15make / manufacturer: Old Town propulsion type: human year manufactured: 2000 SQUARE-STERN (SQUARE BACK ) DISCOVERY SPORT GREEN CANOE! A square-stern canoe may look a bit odd to some people and hard for the more traditional-canoe fans to appreciate, but in so many ways, this style has a huge advantage whilst on certain paddling trips and specific paddling experiences. The square-stern allows you to mount on a trolling motor, which means you can search for fishing spots without your entire day spent paddling. The manufacture of your canoe will recommend the maximum power of the trolling motor that best suits your canoe (typically 4hp), so make sure you follow these guidelines when looking for the bolting plate and motor size. I “needed” one-inch-thick plywood for the job, but I was in a rush so I used what I had on hand, and made the backing plate from two layers of 3/8th-inch plywood instead. If you really want to seal the wood, just use wood primer and exterior paint, which you can buy in such small cans that there would be very little waste (for what it’s worth, porch enamel is very durable). Old Town Discovery 119 Sportsman. The Saranac 146 features rod holders, storage options and storage trays as well as two contoured seats with comfortable seat backs and a center bench seat. Launching and recover could not be any easier, especially when it's a one man show. One thing that does not change about the canoe is the basic dimensions. Remember that you can’t simply turn around in your seat if the canoe spins uncontrollably (like double-enders can), so you won’t be able to just paddle it if the square-stern faces against the current. Padded Backrest Kit for Old Town Saranac canoe Saranac Backrest KIT with 1 pad for back AND 1 backrest. Old Town Canoe Guide 147 Canoe. The age-hardened alloy is substantially stronger than other alloys, and as it’s hand riveted (T-6 Alumilite rivets) it is held together with maximum strength along the gunnels, keels and ribs. The closest comparisons come to Old Town’s own NEXT hybrid and the Sportsman’s grandfather, the Discovery 119. $3450.00 CAD. ... Grumman 16' Square Stern. This light-weight and very durable canoe is Old Town’s smaller version within their Discovery range, but it still gives you a great carrying capacity. $1,729.99. If you’re browsing eBay for that special new canoe, you will find that Old Town’s trademarked wood … Discussion in 'Wood and Canvas' started by tschwer01, Mar 3, 2013. Old Town sacrificed nothing, delivering a comfortable, hands-free performance fishing kayak that’s easy to maneuver and even easier to transport. It is known within the industry that longer square-stern models are a lot sturdier and stronger whilst on the water, due to the support structure within the hull’s design. Grumman 19' Square Stern. It is the same as the rogue river 154 for specs. 10 items. So, it’s not a light canoe. CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR COMPLETE FISHING KAYAK INVENTORY AND PRICES. Any ideas what this old boat may be worth if I were to sell as is with an EZ Load Trailer? All you need to check is that the trolling motor you have fits the manufacture’s guidelines and off you go. I have an Old Town square back canoe and the transom has rotted. He uses exterior plywood and seals it with polyester resin. With a square stern, the Discovery 15 can be paddled traditionally or motored with up to a 4 HP motor. Old Town Motor Mount. There are differences between the models, so here are some examples of the best square-stern canoes currently out there: If you like longer canoes, like family canoes, then a square-stern model might be for you. Connect With Us. Old Town sportsman square back 15.4' canoe /w trolling motor and more - $1000 (Rochester) Selling Old Town 15.6 foot canoe. Marine grade plywood is difficult to find in this area, and I only need two 18"x12"x5/8" pieces. Our Blog; Facebook; Twitter; Youtube; Old Town Sportsman Fleet for Anglers The new Old Town Sportsman fleet of watercraft is the most versatile and capable lineup available, and Mountainman is one of the select dealers chosen authorized to carry them. It's a great canoe which I regularly enjoy. Copyright Kings of Adventure | All Rights Reserved, Stay up-to-date and get notified when new articles go live, Old Town Discovery Sport 15 Square-Stern Recreational Canoe, Bare Aluminium, Olive Drab, Burgundy, Hunter Green and Insignia Blue, UV-Stabilized Fortiflex High Density Polyethylene. In our Family Since NEW! The canoe is garage kept, no leaks. Limited Stock! Old Town Canoe Discovery 119 Canoe. This hand-crafted canoe is made from special age-hardened, stretch-formed aluminium alloy and far longer than a lot of models on the market. You can paddle your way through the current with performance features, including countoured seats, ultra-durable materials, and built-in rod holders. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! Or perhaps you want to try fishing or hunting from a canoe, but find you can’t because you are a loud paddler (hitting the gunnels when you paddle). Our paddle options suit everything from chasing coastal game fish to jigging panfish in your favorite pond. ($8.24 - $1,749.99) Find great deals on the latest styles of Square back canoe. Old Town Saranac 146 Canoe - The Saranac 146 canoe packs in a ton of features at a great price. The Solo Sportsman hull is the three-layer polyethylene construction featured on all Old Town Discovery-series boats. Has a 40 inch beam and I stand to fish all day and night. Old Town boasts that this canoe has the ability for the user to sit comfortably whist doing a range of paddling styles, but you can also bolt on a more powerful trolling motor too. The comfortable and larger carrying handles are a real plus too, making for a more comfortable portage. I’m going to go that route and see how long it lasts. Free Shipping with $50 purchase. Hey guys this is just a quick review of the old town square stern Saranac canoe. It’s got the benefit of being a great size, whilst also being versatile, having a foam core hull that insulates you from the cold water, and it is a quiet and comfortable ride to the more secluded fishing spots. Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled. This boat is cleverly designed with full-length stabilizing chines and a generous beam, … Ideal for day-boat fishing, the Pelican Bayou 160 Sport Recreational Canoe is a multi-functional sportsman's canoe. They claim it is their more versatile and affordable boat in their range, which is mostly due to it having a square stern. $2,599.99. I have Kilz primer and porch enamel. 15 FOOT! Old Town Canoe Saranac 146 DLX Canoe. Compare prices & save money on Boats, Kayaks & Boating Equipment. Old town square stern canoe with custom built front deck and bow mount trolling motor. The square-back canoe boasts a 950 lb. 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