I’m brand new to the forum so please forgive me if I’m asking an old question that’s been thoroughly hashed out.
I’m a Scoutmaster for a Boy Scout troop. We own 6 15’ and 16’ Dagger canoes that see quite a bit of use. I’m completely satisfied with these boats and the boys love them. I’m wanting to add two or three more comparable boats so more boys can join us on our water adventures.
I have tried to find Dagger canoes but it appears that the company is only making kayaks now. Our local Scout camp owns quite a few Indian River boats that seem to hold up really well but I think they are glass and pretty heavy. The Daggers are plastic and are lighter and I think the flexibility of the plastic is more forgiving to the rough handling the boys can dish out at times.
Do any of you have advice on where I can find good boats like these in the $500-$700 range (we are completely self-funded and can’t really afford much more than that). Thanks for any advice you can share!