Mad River Canoe Explorer T-Formex 16. The Kevlar Explorer is 16’2". Jim Henry's original Explorer design is a benchmark when it comes to versatile canoes. Local pickup (13 miles away) Posted 11 months ago in Sports & outdoors. this canoe has been owned by my husband and i for the past 7 years and used on the dart river. Learn More. But needs seat recaning, and has some scrapes on underside from from use, and bow and stern wood trim has rotted due to storage inversion. Mad River Canoes . With assurance in its long history of proven performance, try this canoe as a family cruiser, Flat back canoe capable of mounting small motor or trolling motor. MAD RIVER CANOE QUEST … There's nothing "antique" about it. T-Formex, Royalex. Gunwales Material: Wood. 1996 model in like new condition. Royalex Hull. For more information on MRC's Explorer Series visit: http://www.madrivercanoe.com/product_subcategory/index/products/versatile/explorer_series Mad River Canoe. Royalex construction. VERDICT: Mad River lists this canoe in the "Moving Water" section of their catalog and state that it is great for families. Great for solo paddling or compact touring. This is a Kevlar Canoe made by Mad River. We-non-nah, Souris River and Bell stepped up and now Mad River is just coming back into the composite canoe in the last couple of years. $2199 USD. This canoe is PERFECT for heavy figity loads (dogs,kids,excited fishermen) and is TERRIFIC for running all types of class I-II rapids. It is a capable canoe for flat water to Class III. Length 16'4" Gunwhale width 34.5" Freeboard capacity 1100 lbs. Mad River 17' Duck Hunter Fiberglass Canoe - Rare. 16ft general purpose canoe for touring, rivers and family canoeing. This is a package including two bent shaft wooden paddles, motor mount and trolley. Special If you are looking for a superior built, light-weight canoe, then take a look at at this Mad River 18' TW Special. There is … Looking for discontinued models or older catalogs? I found one of these used and considering buying it. The woodwork is perfect. Also available in 15-, 17-and 18-foot lengths. Time left 2d 15h left. Shop with confidence on eBay! Fit and finish are excellent and it receives lots of compliments on it's good looks. He then raced – and won – the Downriver National Championship and the rest, you know. $2809 CAD. This beautiful canoe has warm inlaid wooden gunnels and “gold leaf” labeling on the hull. Over $1,500.00 - apply Price filter. 55 lbs. - Mad River Canoe Vintage Bro Two fold down seats, central fixed seat (ideal for child or two small children). The canoe model is Explorer … Has original owner’s manual. 1981 Mad River Canoe T.W. FOR SALE - Austin, TX - Mad River Explorer 16' Kevlar canoe. The Mad River Explorer 14 is a surprisingly great canoe. Mad River Canoe Serenade AR 13. Boat includes a removable motor mount. The Mad River Explorer is a highly sought-after canoe for its agility, durability and relative light weight. 15' 11" / 486 cm Plastic Laminate ie. $3399 USD. Local pickup only due to item size. Over the past couple years I’ve owned a Mad River Explorer 15 with IQ, a Mad River Horizon 17 with vinyl rails, a Mad River Freedom Solo, and I currently own a Mad River Guide (the forerunner of the Freedom Solo). The Explorer 16 Kevlar is a canoe brought to you by Mad River.Read Explorer 16 Kevlar reviews or submit your own review to share with the paddling community. $3199 USD. Explorer 16 T Formex. I have not seen any differences in the quality on the boats with vinyl rails, but the new boats with the wood trim just aren’t trimmed as nicely as they were back in the day. Hello, Looking to buy my first canoe. Mad River Explorer 16 for sale at Alder Creek. $4089 CAD. The canoe boasts a sliding bow seat and is perfect for a couple plus a child or dog or camping gear. Watch; Mad River Explorer KX Touring Canoe -- top-end model with Kevlar hull -- Used. £900.00. 16' 3" / 495 cm Aramid i.e. Easy to portage due to light weight. Free local pickup. 1974 Canoe Vermont ! #C544 Old Town Penobscot 17, Royalex, Green 17’1” long, 35” wide, 65 lbs. Check out a few other canoe recommendations below or explore all canoes to find the perfect one for you! Mad River Explorer 16TT. In his backyard shed, our company founder, Jim Henry, began his mission to build a better canoe through innovative thought, design and materials. It was purchased in the nineties and has only been used less than 5 times on a private lake in North West Illinois. 13' 1" / 399 … Super lightweight Kevlar composite material so the canoe can be easily moved on and off the car and shouldered by a single person for a hike up to a secluded lake. Customer … Do double-check the availability of the 17 in Kevlar. I paddle primarily solo, and have paddled a number of well known "great" canoes, yet when waters get rough, or flow downhill I always return to this canoe as my favorite. 1 bid . I think it was around 2000 that Mad River quit building composite canoes and the outfitters had to find some go to canoe manufacturers. Three 3 paddles also included. I am looking to get another tandem (sold the ones I had). Kevlar® Lite Lightweight, lots of load capacity, suited to deepwater paddles separated by punishing portages. $560.00 to $1,500.00 - apply Price filter. Weight: 57 pounds. Length: 16 ft. 3 in. Lightweight for its size. About Mad River. The very broad beam leads to predictably high initial stability. This canoe is a one-owner, and has been garage kept. Pre-Owned. Ash wood cane countured seats and ash portage yoke. Just wondering if anyone had any experience with the 17 foot Explorer. Mainly half day light river excursions. Timeless and Rugged. $800.00. The T-Formex Remake. Price. Mountlake Terrace, WA. 2016; 2015 ; 2012-14; 2011; 2010; 2009; 2008; 2007; 2006; Click HERE for a PDF containing our Chronology of Canoe Production. There is a world of difference between a kevlar Mad River Explorer (especially in that kind of shape) and your typical $100 canoe. Mad River's Explorer is world famous for durability, stability and truly verstile performance. Best Use: Canoeing. These boats are amazing; they're super strong, light and paddle extremely well. Depth: 14.5 inches. Mad River Canoe Explorer T-Formex 16. Mad River Explorer 14TT. Mad River Explorer 16. That is an accurate description and it delivers exactly what is promised. View all Touring Canoes . Mad River Canoe Explorer AR 16. You are here. Kevlar, Nomex, Twaron. With assurance in its long history of proven performance, try this canoe as a family cruiser, Good condition. #D228 Mad River Explorer, Kevlar, Green 16’4” long, 34.5” wide, 55 lbs. I own an Kevlar Explorer and Kevlar Malacite and love them both. Mad River Canoe Explorer AR 16. Home; Customer Service; Archived Catalogs; Archived Catalogs. Introducing the new Explorer 16. It is a bit too far for me to make a trip to test paddle it any time soon. View the Mad River Canoe catalog archive below. Mad River Canoe Serenade AR 13. Free local pickup. Ash trim, cane seats, portage yoke Made in VT Used (‘02 Prod) Very Good+ $2495.00. Designed my Mad River founder Jim Henry, and built with a "Kevlar 49" layup, she is both strong and light at 65lbs. www.quintanna.com/mtnsports/madrivercanoe/2002/history.html Is Mad River offering the Reflection 17 in Kevlar? Mad River Winooski in Glass w/wood trim. In this construction, the Destiny makes a very capable river touring canoe. I am thinking about a Mad River Explorer 14 TT. Used (normal wear) This tandem canoe is rock solid and in fantastic shape, especially for being manufactured over 35 years ago. 1983 Mad River Explorer Kevlar 16' Canoe - OBO. Up for sale is a LIKE BRAND NEW never seen the water, storage wear only Mad River Explorer 16 Kevlar Canoe. Give me the serial number (which starts MAD…)and I can tell you what MRC it is. I thought MR was only offering Royalex Reflections, because the molds they got from Dagger were for making Royalex boats. Mad River's flagship expedition canoe! Mad River didn’t make a 17’ Explorer in Kevlar, they only made 17’ Explorers in Royalex. When Dagger made the boat, it was S-glass outside, Kevlar inside. Will be for my wife and small son. With confidence in his abilities, he designed and built the first Malecite. This canoe combines Kevlar® construction with the IQ Modular Gunwale system for the ultimate in canoeing. Width: 33.25 inches. If you are looking for a great family canoe, one to hunt or fish from or one to run the rapids, this might be the boat for you. In looking at various kevlar tripping canoes I see that the Q 16 is capacity rated similarly to the Bell Northwind kevlar and the Hemlock Eagle and only a little lower than the Q 17. No rot, no holes or cracks, some scratches and gel coat nicks consistent with very careful use. Kevlar® Expedition Cloth Kevlar® construction provides the best strength and durability, ideal for families or mixed water tripping. To qualify, know that I am a large paddler, 240lb, and strong. Mad River Kevlar Explorer purchased July 1995. Explore Mad River Canoe Make Some YOU Time Whether you're interested in canoe touring, tripping or an afternoon of fishing, getting YOU time is as easy as ever. Mad River still makes the same boat the same way AFAIK, and the price for new is double what the seller's asking price was. Seat Type: Webbing. Wear your PFD! The Mad River Explorer 16 Kevlar canoe features carry handles that are shaped to fit comfortably in your hands ; Made in USA. Technical specs. I couldn't find rating on the Mad River Explorer kevlar or the Wenonah Spirit II. Number of Paddlers : 2-person. This 14 is a sleeper, as well as being real eye candy. £1,150.00. Find great deals for Mad River Explorer Made With KEVLAR 16' canoe. Home >> Canoe & Kayak Manufacturers >> Mad River. Price: $3,699 madrivercanoe.com. [ See more canoes from Nova Craft ] Explorer Carbon from Mad River Canoe. Available with wood gunwales. Mad River Kevlar Canoe - $1095 (Yankeetown) Destiny model 17' 6" Mad River Canoe in excellent condition. Very water worthy, no leaks. Replacing the wood gunwales on my 1982 Mad River Canoe. Under $560.00 - apply Price filter. Designed my Mad River founder Jim Henry, and built with a "Kevlar 49" layup, she is both strong and light at 65lbs. Secondary is also excellent. Black Vinyl gunwales & decks Ash framed web seats, Ash portage yoke Like New (’13 Prod) Very slight use $1495.00 . $4349 CAD. Ben (1) Share. 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