Old Town Charles River 158
The Charles River is a traditional styled canoe with modern paddler friendly features making it a great looking and great handling canoe.
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Old Town Charles River 158
The Charles River 158 is a great looking canoe and has been styled with a flared bow and stern for a traditional look. It is a great canoe for paddling in flat water and tracks in a straight line very well due to its strong keel. It is a stable canoe and is very popular choice with families as well as activity centres.
There is plenty of space onboard for all your gear needed on day trips and is a good choice for anglers and nature watchers.
The Charles River comes with two comfortable wood/webbed seats, moulded carry handles for two people to easily carry as well as a yoke and thwart for solo portaging. The Charles River also features a low gunwale to make solo paddling easier. The Tumblehome and flared sides above the water line to help prevent the canoe from tipping and make it easy to paddle while still having a narrow look and feel.
The Charles River 158 is made from Old Town's PolyLink construction which helps to keep the canoe lightweight while also being very durable.
- Two nylon web seats
- Ash yoke and thwart
- Black vinyl gunwales
- Comfortable carrying handles
- Extremely durable three layer polyethylene
- Length: 15' 8"/ 4.8 m.
- Width: 35" / 88.9 cm
- Width at 4" Waterline: 35.5" / 90.2 cm
- Bow Height: 24" / 61 cm
- Depth: 14" / 35.6 cm
- Weight: 80 lbs / 36.3 kg
- Max Load Range: 1,050-1,100 lbs / 476.3-499 kg.
Three Layer Polyethylene
The Old Town Charles River 158 is made from a three Layer Polyethylene construction which has been used to manufacture canoes for decades. Made up of three layers, an inner layer of close cell foam is sandwiched between two layers of high-density polyethylene ensuring that the canoe has superior strength and durability while still remaining buoyant. The three layer polyethylene provides a lighter, stiffer and stronger build than that of a single layered canoe.
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We offer a delivery service for the Old Town Charles River 158 throughout the UK & Ireland to home and work addresses.
Canoes and kayaks are normally delivered within 3-5 working days, clothing and equipment are sent via a courier using an overnight delivery service. The delivery price will be shown in the shopping basket
Collection - Click & Collect
Buy a Old Town Charles River 158 online from our website and collect from our shop at Lee Mill, Plymouth, Devon or you can collect from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with this.
Our other stores are:
- Bournemouth Canoes - Poole
- Brighton Canoes - Newhaven
- Cornwall Canoes - St Columb Road Nr Newquay
- Manchester Canoes - Warrington
- Norfolk Canoes - Norwich
- Southampton Canoes - Southampton
- Bantry Bay Canoes - Bandon, Ireland*
We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.
* A £30 surcharge applies for collection from Bantry Bay Canoes.
If you need any further help or advice about the Old Town Charles River 158 please get in touch by email, phone or visit our shop