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Quetico 17

by Alumacraft Boat Company

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I love the Quetico 17 Alumacraft. I have brought this canoe on…

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I love the Quetico 17 Alumacraft. I have brought this canoe on many adventures in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico Provincial Park.

These canoes are very heavy duty and can last a long time if you take care of it and don't run it into rocks. I work at a camp on Moose Lake and we outfit hundreds of people each season, and they all leave with great memories to last a lifetime. I highly recommend the Quetico 17 Alumacraft for anyone's outdoor adventure.

This canoe very closely compares to my Grumman. It is near identical…

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This canoe very closely compares to my Grumman. It is near identical in size but I believe it is slightly lighter. You will not easily carry it by yourself though. It is fast and fun to paddle by yourself or with a friend. Can hold 3 people or 2 with gear and feels stable. Well constructed and should last a lifetime if taken care of.

Paddled from Prairie Portage to West end of Moose Lake last week…

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Paddled from Prairie Portage to West end of Moose Lake last week of August. What a classic, well made, excellent handling canoe. The trip in this canoe was made much easier because of its high quality of workmanship. It easily delivered on my planning question: "Aluminum or Kevlar"? I shouldn't have had a doubt.

I have borrowed a friends Alumacraft Quetico (light Aluminum model) for a…

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I have borrowed a friends Alumacraft Quetico (light Aluminum model) for a number of trips to the BWCA and have also taken an older, heavier Gruman. The Quetico is a lot faster and lighter (64 lb vs 74lb). It was about as stable.

I've used this canoe for the BWCAW and it's worked well. Tracks…

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I've used this canoe for the BWCAW and it's worked well. Tracks well and is nice to paddle. Could be a little lighter (74lbs.).