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Our unique On-water Centre offers YOU a superior purchasing experience. Are a few hours of your time worth a lifetime of paddling pleasure?
One of Canada’s finest Selections awaits – 300 to 400 new canoes, kayaks and SUP from 11 leading manufacturers. We’re here for people who want to do it right!
Matching Boats & Paddlers together for 30 years, our expert staff will listen to your needs to ensure your time with us is both fun and educational.
Our on-water paddlesports centre allows you to try before you buy, and our staff have been expertly matching boats to paddlers for 30 years! Not 100% satisfied, we will exchange it within 30 days.
To make your time with us more memorable we offer a ‘FREE’ night’s campsite stay for those buying boats or taking a course!
½ hour north of Kingston beside Frontenac Provincial Park – Ontario’s most Southern Wilderness Park, offering 15,000 acres, 22 lakes, 160 km’s of hiking, & 48 interior campsites. Our region was recently voted a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve “one of the most significant landscapes on earth.”
Canoes, Kayaks, & SUP - What’s right for me?
This may be the first fundamental decision you will have to make when entering the wonderful world of paddlesports. No matter what the choice, and in some cases it may be a combination of the three, the right decision will lead you to an enjoyable experience that will benefit you physically, mentally, and contribute to the well being of the whole family. Canoes, Kayaks, & SUP. This is not a matter of which is best, but rather which best suits your needs. Take a few moments and ask yourself a few basic questions:
What do I intend to do with the craft?
I.e. Day paddle, expedition paddling, cottage boat, fishing, recreation, or fitness.
How will I use it?
I.e. Cottage use, multiple destinations.
What are my needs?
I.e. Accommodate family, lots of gear, speed, stability.
What types of water do I want to use the boat in?
I.e. Small flat-water lakes, large open lakes, small rivers.
How much do I want/need to carry (capacity)?
I.e. Large family, weekend tripping, extended tripping.
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