Old Town Discovery 119 Solo Canoe

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8.6

Appearance

8.7/10

Durability

8.9/10

Performance

8.5/10

Speed

7.9/10

Weight

9.2/10

Pros

  • Super light weight
  • Long lasting and durable
  • Tracks Spaciouswell

Cons

  • Very slow
  • Cannot be taken in very deep waters
  • The seat slides sometimes

If you are looking forward to a relaxing paddle and moving around your favorite lake in a super comfortable contoured seat, the Old Town Discovery 119 Solo Canoe is your answer. It is an amazingly fun and a compact lightweight canoe which is very easy to handle. The design and construction of it is such that its very tough and stiff but isn’t very heavy either. It has been a long time favorite like all the other models in line. You can ride around on it with a single paddle and also a double bladed paddle, whichever you may prefer.

Extra Rigid yet Resilient

The Old Town Discovery 119 Solo Canoe has a super-linear construction which gives it all the strength and stiffness it needs. It also makes the boat very stable and flex in the face of tough waters. Being a light boat in weight, it makes a great solo canoe and can be easily managed by a single person without any hassle. It has a three-layer roto-molded polyethylene construction which makes it durable and long lasting for many years to come.

Enjoy Boat Riding Like Never Before

Be it a simple and fun boat ride or a fishing spree, this canoe will help you do all. It has comfortable and soft nylon web seats which make your ride extremely cozy and easy. The seats also have an adjustable folding backrest which means you can shift positions as much as you like.

The Old Town Discovery 119 Solo is an agile canoe which helps it move around in shallow waters with great ease. It also has formed-in-hull kneel which makes it track superbly in the water. The gunwales of the canoe are made of vinyl which gives it an edge and strengthens the sides of the boat. It is designed with ash thwarts which are basically struts placed in a crosswise manner. The thwarts are shaped like a yoke and can be used as a carrying pole.

Specs and Features

  • Length: 11’9”/ 3.6m
  • Width: 32.5”/ 82.6m
  • Weight: 49lbs/ 22.2kg
  • Material: Three Layer Polyethylene
  • Rocker: Moderate
  • Bottom: Shallow arch
  • Sides: Straight

Pros

  • Super light weight
  • Long lasting and durable
  • Tracks well
  • Spacious

Cons

  • Very slow
  • Cannot be taken in very deep waters
  • The seat slides sometimes

Verdict

The Old Town Discovery 119 Solo Canoe has been in the market for a quite long time and has passed as a favorite for many people. It does seem to have a few drawbacks which may make you hesitant towards buying it. Regardless of that, it is very reasonable, durable and an easy-to- handle solo canoe. The verdict for it goes out in the positive. All in all, it is worth the money and comes with zero regrets.