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    We wild camped on the loch shores but stopped off...

    We wild camped on the loch shores but stopped off at Dores at top end of Loch Ness for some proper food - Dores Inn. I'm sure you'll have done your homework but watch out for Loch Ness. We crossed...
  2. Thanks for the replies - all very useful and I...

    Thanks for the replies - all very useful and I agree the 158 is a good touring canoe for two. Did the Great Glen Canoe Trail last year (60 miles Fort William to Inverness) and wild camped and it was...
  3. Taking the 158 out on a loch solo is a challenge...

    Taking the 158 out on a loch solo is a challenge to paddle and if the wind gets up, which it usually does here, you can feel a bit 'exposed' to say the least. What should be a nice day out becomes a...
  4. I was also concerned about their construction as...

    I was also concerned about their construction as they appear potentially less robust than the Old Towns
  5. Worth Considering Or Not So Cheap Waste of Time?

    I have two Old Town Canoes (158 & 119) but kind of fancy something in between these sizes and also considering an electric outboard option (I know...sacrilege to the puristsSMbanghead). It would be...
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    Thanks for this - really useful link and plenty...

    Thanks for this - really useful link and plenty to think about:canoe:
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    Thanks for all the advice guys, some useful tips...

    Thanks for all the advice guys, some useful tips and information that I can work with including the fact that the OT119 does not 'coast' very well. Perhaps my expectations were too high. Still love...
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    How do I stay dry?

    Fairly new to canoeing and having an Old Town 158 I decided to also buy an Old Town 119 single seater. However, on a beautiful sunny day yesterday I took it out on our local canal and, after using a...
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