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rated 5 of 5 stars Love this boat. Had an old fibreglass Clipper Explorer 17' which could not be replaced. Bought this Royalex boat to fill hole. Boy did it ever! Three inches of rocker makes this boat dance in whitewater when filled with air and it still handles great when loaded. Surfs well to boot!! This is a great boat for those who can paddle. While it tracks beautifully with attention, it does want to turn. The rocker also means that wind drift is real so open crossings are work. Puncturing the boat to install… Full review


rated 5 of 5 stars When I first saw this boat I thought it was about as ugly as a playboat could be. It's asymmetrical, with the stern being blunt and blimp shaped — almost a square stern. The bow is less so, but still hardly the lines I've paddled for years, Probe 11s and Probe 12s. Paddling it was a completely different thing, though! This boat is faster than my Probes, surfs and ferries better, and just seems to glide across the current. It offers no surprises that the edgier boats do. The idea that it is only… Full review


rated 5 of 5 stars Esquif Canyon is a tank and a ballet dancer. It carries a lot of gear and handles well even in full load in the rapids and flat water. It also a joy to play solo in a calm evening. Canyon is a serious tripping canoe for two. I would recommend Canyon to clubs as a training canoe and even for extended big river, big lakes trips. Although it is agile enough to use in curvy creeks. Esquif Canyon took us two old guys (62 and 69 years) down the Snake River and parts of Peel River in Yukon, Canada. Snake… Full review

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