Choose standard or shallow draft keels tailored to the needs of flatwater canoeists or whitewater challengers. Specifications: Length: 17′ Weight: 75.
These “safety foils” effectively give the canoe a wider profile for added stability while maintaining the streamlined profile during normal paddling. Weight: 84lbs. Weight Capacity: 770 lbs.
The weight of the standard keel version is 66 pounds with . .040-inch hull thickness and 75 pounds with a . 050 inch hull. The shallow draft version weighs 81 pounds.
It has a great carrying capacity but only weighs 72 lbs.
Bootsgewicht: 69 lbs (0,050 Gauge)
Unlike fiberglass canoes, which are made from a mold, aluminum canoes can often lack performance-oriented design. Aluminum boats tend to be heavier to lift and slower on the water, so might not be great if you’re looking for the quickest way to get across the water.
Grumman canoes are strong and fairly light considering how durable they are. Riveted aluminum construction resists deformation, scratches and most punctures.
At the other end of the spectrum, an old Beater canoe can be purchased for $100, and used aluminum canoes can range from $150 to $700 depending on condition.
How much does a 16 foot canoe weigh? Arguably the most popular canoe size for most paddlers is a 16 foot canoe, which can be used for both tandem and solo paddling. On average, a 16 foot canoe weighs 68 lbs. However, the weight range is quite wide, from under 50 lbs to almost 80 lbs.
Grumman’s boat division was acquired by Outboard Marine Corp. in 1990. sold and in July 1996 OMC produced its last Grumman branded canoe.
The lightest canoes will be “pack boats“; Solo canoes with low seats originally designed for paddling and portaging through the Adirondacks’ lakes. These boats weigh less than 20 pounds and are easily carried. The lightest 16 foot tandem canoes weigh less than 40 pounds.
Grumman canoes and boats are still manufactured by the Marathon Boat Group in the same factory that Grumman opened 74 years ago. If you would like to know more or are interested in purchasing Grumman canoes and locating a dealer, visit Marathon’s website at MarathonBoat.com.
For example, a 17-foot aluminum canoe weighs between 65 and 77 pounds and a 16-foot plastic Royalex canoe weighs about 55 pounds.
The double ender is available in various standard weight models from 13 to 17 feet. Grumman canoes are built to meet the needs of flatwater canoeists or whitewater challengers.
Colemans are therefore heavier than most other canoes of a similar length, with 15-foot canoes weighing more than 80 pounds.
Owner Scott Morris tells NewsChannel 9, “Getting the Grumman name back was a huge plus for us.”