What are the best rugged canoes for taking beginners on excursions I am a the founder of a non profit for veterans with PTSD
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What type of water, flat, moving, etc.? Day trips or overnight(s)?
Portages? Budget? Remote or near civilization?
many livery’s, scout camps etc
for years had aluminum Grummans, then shifted to OT discovery 16.
with Old Town Discovery models…reasonable, very durable. Only drawback, and it may not be for your situation, is they are heavy. Think there is a 17 foot also if you plan on long trips with lots of gear.
Not certain…check Old Town.