Old Town Saranac 160 Recreational Family Canoe

$$$
9

Appearance

8.0/10

Durability

9.6/10

Performance

9.4/10

Speed

9.2/10

Weight

8.6/10

Pros

  • Ample storage for beverages and food items
  • Comfortable seating system
  • Durable and resilient material
  • Abrasion resistant construction
  • Can hold up to 750 pounds

Cons

  • No protection from rain
  • Difficult for one person to load/unload on any vehicle
  • Minor cosmetic issues and air bubbling

The Old Town Canoes & Kayaks Saranac 160 Recreational Family Canoe has been especially designed for recreational purposes to use on any water body i.e. lakes, river, shallow sea waters, calm and flat water bodies etc. One of the newest Old Town canoes is perfectly stable, making them an excellent choice for any family trip. It is easier to handle because of the featured carrying handles, which are not available in many other canoes.

Comfortable Seats

Old Town Saranac 160 Recreational Family Canoe has the most comfortable seating arrangement. The seats are thickly padded and have a similar back rest, which do not tire a person in long or full day excursion trips. A central bench seat allows more people to get accommodated in the canoe.

The stern carry handles make it easy to carry the canoe. Additionally, the central bench seat includes a covered storage compartment to store food supplies, or other essential items which need to be protected from water.

Single Layer Construction

The new Old Town Saranac 160 Recreational Family Canoe is made up of a single layer construction. This is less expensive as compared to the Polylink and Royalex, hence making it a cost effective product. The thermoformed polyethylene makes this canoe more durable and resilient. It provides additional abrasion resistance and longer time in water without any damage.

Specifications and Features

  • Length 16′ / 4.9m.
  • Width 37″ / 94cm
  • Capacity 363 – 385kg
  • Weight 40.4 kg
  • Colors: Red and Green
  • Contoured comfortable seats.
  • Center bench seat with storage inside.
  • 6″ hatch(centre)
  • Molded-in rod holders
  • Molded-in flush mount for rod holder or anchor system
  • Molded-in storage trays.
  • Molded-in paddle rests
  • Molded-in cup holders
  • Comfortable molded-in handles.
  • Durable thermoplastic hull
  • Thermoformed Polyethylene construction
  • Padded Seat & Backrest

Pros

  • Ample storage for beverages and food items
  • Comfortable seating system
  • Durable and resilient material
  • Can hold up to 750 pounds
  • Abrasion resistant construction

Cons

  • No protection from rain
  • Difficult for one person to load/unload on any vehicle
  • Minor cosmetic issues and air bubbling

Verdict

As compared to more expensive fiber glass hull construction the thermoformed polyethylene is bot durable and cost effective. This is why; the canoe has received best reviews and ratings on the charts. It is also comparatively more spacious than other counterparts. Majority of the users have not found any defects, and enjoy being provided additional space for storing food items and cell phones or cameras. T

The Old Town Saranac 160 Recreational Family Canoe is an excellent choice for whole day family or friend’s excursion trips. Moreover, people who like fishing or fishermen can also make best use of this canoe and the storage it provides.