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Folding Canoes

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Recent Folding Canoe Reviews

rated 3.5 of 5 stars
Bergans Ally 17 Flatwater

A lightweight, sturdy folding canoe that performs well on flat-, quick-, and easy whitewater. Packs down small enough to take on a plane as special luggage. Will take a moderate beating and is readily repairable with hull patches and a full range of spare parts. You're on your own if you want to add a yoke for portaging. When we moved to Norway from Vermont way back in 2002, we loaded up a shipping container with a substantial proportion of our worldly belongings mounded up at one end, and our six-year-old… Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
Ally Canoes Model 811 16.5' DR

Excellent folding canoe, good for rivers. I have a very old model of this boat, late seventies, I think. So mine has a few differences, and it doesn't assemble as well as the new ones. That said, even with most plastic pieces broken, and all the poles bent out of shape it still floats! It looks like a death trap, but it works like a charm: easy to steer, stable, and lightweight. And the foam mat in the bottom makes it warm on your knees, even when it's really cold outside. If I could afford it,… Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Ally Canoes Model 811 16.5' DR

Anyone who travels, but loves canoeing, knows how hard it is to transport your favourite canoe, especially in Alaska, with so few roads and so much plane-accessible wilderness. Federal aviation laws prohibit the carrying of hardshell boats strapped to the plane struts if there are passengers. It can make for an expensive trip. The Ally 811 solves the problem. Like so many boats made in Europe, the attention to design has resulted in a product that has not had to change in many years. It's still… Full review

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