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I have been recommending the Featherlite for several years. Many friends have…

I have been recommending the Featherlite for several years. Many friends have them now, and they in turn continue to recommend them. Weighing in at a sweet 33 lbs, it is easier to handle solo when loading & off-loading. The literally flat bottom gives the Featherlite great initial stability. This is steady for beginners to enter & exit. The large cockpit also enhances entry and exit, as well as easy access to "stuff". Foot pedals are easy to reach and even easier to adjust to a wide range of lengths. Deck shock cords provide ample attachments for a bag & other accessories.

Despite the flat bottom, the Featherlite tracks rather well, due to the fairly pointed bow & stern lines. Nice thick rubber carry handles are easy on the hands.

This 9-footer is light, safe, tough and downright fun!

Weighing in at 20 pounds, my Spitfire is my best boat so…

Weighing in at 20 pounds, my Spitfire is my best boat so far! I have paddled dozens of solo canoes, but this is my fave. It carries all I need for an hour or a week. Since I am now in my 60s, I knew I wanted a boat I would be able to lift onto my SUV top well into my 80s!
I can choose to vary the seat height and can use my wood Greenland kayak paddle or my regular canoe paddle.