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Clear Canoe / Kayak
See the world below you with remarkable clarity in this 2 person See Through Canoe. This hard shell transparent canoe provides 100% visability. It weighs only 40 lbs., and is lighter than most aluminum or wood canoes. And now, we are offering a motor mount as an optional accessory.
This clear canoe is beautiful and has a highly functional design. And it's tough. It's made out of the same polycarbonate material used in the production of bulletproof glass. It comes with a retractable skeg system that improves tracking (keeps the canoe on a straight course instead of wobbling side to side as you paddle) which among other things, makes it easier to paddle long distances.
This canoe isn't meant to paddle in choppy water out in the ocean, nor traveling long distances. It's a great "all purpose" kind of design, however. The simple open design comfortably fits two people plus some gear. Because of its width and flat bottom, it's very stable. Stable enough to stand up in and use as a stand up paddleboard. With the optional motor mount, you can attach a small gas or electric motor. It also maneuvers really well and can be handled easily by an inexperienced paddler.
These hybrids are very tough and can handle a lot of abuse. The abuse will show eventually though. I've kept one of my own personal canoes strapped to the roof of my truck almost constantly for at least 7 years now so it's no longer very clear. Scratches that you get on the bottom of the canoe will "fill in" when you put it on the water so they won't affect visibility much. Scratches that you get on the inside of the vessel will affect the visibility so you should take your shoes off when you are in the canoe. If you want your clear canoe to remain clear for a long time here is some good information on how to maintain a clear kayak.
Speaking as a fisherman and a nature lover, one of the most overlooked advantages of these completely transparent canoes is stealth. It's great for flats fishing and I am able to get a lot closer to redfish or snook before they are "spooked". The fact that the canoe itself does not cast a shadow also keeps alot of other marine life from being spooked. It seems that dolphin and manatee are also unusually curious about these canoes.