Old Town Guide 160 Recreational Canoe

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9.7

Appearance

9.6/10

Durability

9.9/10

Performance

9.4/10

Speed

9.8/10

Weight

10.0/10

Pros

  • Extremely durable three-layer roto-molded polyethylene construction
  • Comfortable carrying handles
  • Comfy contoured seats
  • Ash center carrying yoke
  • Durable black vinyl gunwales

Cons

  • Seats facing only in one direction
  • Difficult to adjust on car top for transportation due to seat backrests
  • Not suitable for deep water

Boating is the best way to enjoy the beauty of a lake or stream. The Old Town Guide 160 Recreational Canoe is a good option to enjoy the boating in a lake or in a stream. It performs like a true companion in the water. Its durability makes it the first choice in paddling boats. The Old Town has displayed their traditional style in its construction.

Old Town’s Guide 160 Recreational Canoe has many positive features that can make the boating a pleasant experience whether for boating or for fishing. Its piercing end for entering it the water is excellent for the smooth and stable entrance for a calm boating.

A versatile water companion

The structure and made of the canoe are attractive and comfortable for the paddlers in the canoe. Its well-balanced body is good for enjoying solemnly and also along with a friend. Enjoying the nature will become a good memory when you use Guide 160 Recreational Canoe. Comfortable seats with backrest are excellent for relaxed sitting while you are on fishing or just traveling through water.

If you are looking for a multi-purpose canoe than Guide 160 is a true answer for your search. The slim and lightweight body is easy to carry to any other place without hiring extra cargo service. It can be managed on the roof-top of the car while travelling to the boating points.

A good and multi-purpose choice

Boating becomes a wonderful experience with Guide 160 Recreational Canoe that you never have before. The elegant look and structure are easy to carry and operate. Perfect made paddles make the job easier and enjoyable. It is very easy to handle in water. It’s anchoring system and durable three layered roto-molded polyethylene body is very much attractive and favorable for the user.

Specs & features

  • Bow height: 19” / 48.3 cm
  • Depth: 13.5” / 34.3 cm
  • Weight: 86 lbs / 39 kg
  • Width at 4” waterline: 37” / 94 cm
  • Material: Three Layer Polyethylene
  • Canoe length: 16’ / 4.9 m
  • Canoe width: 39.5” / 100.3 cm
  • Sides: Straight with Chines
  • Rocker: Moderate
  • Bottom: Shallow Arch
  • Comfortable seats with adaptable backrests
  • Black Vinyl gunwales

Pros

  • Extremely durable three-layer roto-molded polyethylene construction
  • Comfortable carrying handles
  • Comfy contoured seats
  • Ash center carrying yoke
  • Durable black vinyl gunwales
  • Flush mount rod holder
  • Anchor system mounting point and line easy cleat

Cons

  • Seats facing only in one direction
  • Difficult to adjust on car top for transportation due to seat backrests
  • Not suitable for deep water

Verdict

Old Town Canoes have a good reputation in market and many of its products are ruling the market for their good performance.  Old Town’s Guide 160 Recreational Canoe is a favorite canoe for recreational paddlers. It is a blend of durability and ease although it has few hitches that can be neglected against its good features.

Buying this canoe will never bring any regret to the buyer. It is durable, affordable and easy to operate and all these pull the verdict positive for it.