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Lorna canoe?

Found someone selling a canoe based on a "J.G. Brown Lorna 16 design". 16'9" x 32" wide. Semi V hull. Not woodstrip, they say it's kevlar and carbon.

I've been on the lookout for something like a Malecite, Northstar, or Kipawa and this looks to be pretty close, but maybe a bit narrower. Google was a pretty big let down, couldn't find anyone who had paddled one.

Anyone here have any experience with them? Usage would be as a small tandem for mainly day trips and possibly a few week long trips (I pack pretty light). Also pressed into light solo use on occasion.

The only references I found to it mentioned its lack of primary stability, which is so subjective I don't know now to take it without having a comparison. How does it compare with the Malecite, Northstar, Kipawa trio.

I'd probably pass it by but from the pics it looks pretty nice and they're only asking $600. So I'd like some more info before I drive 3 hours to check it out in person.

Thanks

Alan
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