Old Town Saranac 146 Canoe in green

Dagger Approach.


Dagger Kayaks Approach 9 & 10


The Dagger Approach has been discontinued.

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Dagger Approach


A rounded displacement hull is wide for stability with channels to help tracking. Control of direction is further enhanced by a drop down skeg, spring loaded to avoid damage.


The addition of a large hatch with dual density hatch cover and waterproof bulkhead provides plenty of storage space for camping equipment making multi-day, moving water expeditions a possibility. A moulded seat is robust with comfortable seat pad and Legend backrest. SlideLock™ foot braces are easy to adjust and provide a comfortable platform for the feet.


The Approach is great if you are looking at doing at bit of White water & touring the lakes, estuaries or coastal waters.

  • Saranac 146

    • Length 14' 6" / 4.4m.
    • Width 36" / 91.4cm.
    • Capacity 317 - 340kg.
    • Weight 35.8 kg.
  • Spraydeck Size.

    • Approach 9- Neoprene R5 or Nylon N5.
  • Saranac 160

    • Length 16' / 4.9m.
    • Width 37" / 94cm
    • Capacity 363 - 385kg
    • Weight 40.4 kg
  • Spraydeck Size.

    • Approach 10 - Neoprene R6 or Nylon N6.


  • Drop down skeg.
  • Stern storage hatch using dual density hatch covers with mini-cell foam sealed bulkhead.
  • Paddle park clips.
  • Foredeck elastics.
  • Large easy access cockpit.
  • Rounded deck and sidewall.
  • Precision adjustable low profile thigh braces.
  • Ergonomic grab handles.
  • SlideLock™ adjustable foot braces.
  • Whitewater backrest.
  • Mini-cell foam centre pillar buoyancy.
  • Integral padded seat.
  • Anodised Security Bar.
  • Colours - Red, Blue/White, Saffron/Red.


Approach colours

Accessories that you may need

Economy Canoe Paddle


economy canoe paddle suitable for the old town saranac

Price £19.95

Beavertail Paddle


sevylor k-perf paddles

Price £55.00

30 Litre Dry Bag


sevylor k-perf paddles

Price £29.95

60 Litre Barrel


sevylor k-perf paddles

Price £36.95


We offer a delivery service for the Dagger Approach 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 Dagger Approach 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 Dagger Approach please get in touch by email, phone or visit our shop


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