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Canoe is made in Chattanooga, TN and the Mohawk Canoe Co is still in business, although now they make whitewater canoes. Company has been extremely helpful in my current restoration project - even offering to custom build deck plates.
Best Fiberglass Canoe.
The hull shape is shallow-V. The secondary stability is decent. It is a good recreational canoe. If you can find a Blazer for a good price and don't mind the weight, you should give it try.
Mine has alluminum tubular thwarts, and seat bars. The seat surface is fiberglass.
Well I spent a few hours beating the Gunwales back into shape and it pulled the hull back into true.
I took it out a couple times and was surprised how stable it is as mine is supposed to be a whitewater boat (has a little rocker to it) I am just a beginner but I took it out for a local river clean up expecting just to use it on flat water but had a friend of a friend lead me down the class l and ll rapids. The boat did alot better than I did as I kept finding every rock I could.
I can't say I recomend it for single paddler use on white water. But after putting in some fix up hours I have a pretty good looking boat that I think will last forever. And would feel good about taking on some whitewater with. (with a little more experience, or a bow paddler) The stiffness and internal Keelson makes me think this thing would never tomato can on a rock. I am really glad I got this fix-er-upper rather than a dangerous $300 plastic Tub.
I am giving it a 9 due to the fact that it is 30 years old, easy to repair, and a tank. One off due to weight, and the unfinished alluminum gets hot in the sun.
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