Canoe & Kayak Rentals , by the day

We have a small fleet of different models of mostly 17ft flat water canoes and sea kayaks. Due the recent high demand, we suggest you plan ahead and you may reserve a boat or 2 one or several weeks ahead, in order to have a suitable model.

Clipper Ranger 17ft Fibreglass

Our canoes consist of Clipper Ranger 17’s, Hellman Prospectors 17ft6ins, Old Town Discovery series 169 and 174 (numbers indicate length ) and white water models from Esquif Prospecteurs 16 Royalex outfitted with floatation bags.

Our 2020 Rental Rates: Flat Water 1 day (minimum) $50.00, 2 days $80.00, 3 days $110.00, 4 days $130.00, 5 days $150.00, 6 days $ 170.00, 7 days $190.00 White Water canoes include 3 floatation bags, helmets, large throw rope bag, 3 paddles per canoe ,PFDs (life vests ), bailer , painters (float rope) and tie-downs for your vehicle. Please no pickup trucks unless you have a frame or cap to carry canoes or kayaks horizontally. White water rental rates, subject to qualified paddlers’ skills are: 1 day (minimum) $70.00, 2 days $120.00, 3 days $160.00, 4 days $190.00, 5 days $220.00, 7 days $290.00 …………………..Taxes extra.

Sea kayaks: We have only 2 Boréal Design fibreglass singles; 1 -16ft Norwhal 24″ wide and 1-17ft Alvik, 23 ” wide, both having 2 hatches each and rudders. Our 2 double sea kayaks are Nimbus 18ft 3 ins x 28 inches wide low volume Kanaka Kevlar (weight 69 lbs ! ) and one Nimbus Hyak 19ft 2 inches fibreglass, larger volume, 2 hatches and rudder. As rentals they are supplied with 3 paddles each, two neoprene spray skirts, PFDs (life vests) regulation rope bags , paddle float and pump, cam straps and foam pads for car roof transportation. we will help you load and show strap down methods. Our Single’s Rates are: 1 day minimum $65.00, 2 days $100.00, 3 days $135.00, 4 days $170.00. Our Doubles rates are 1. day minimum $75.00, 2 days $130.00, 3 days 160.00, 4 days $190.00, 1 week $280.00. …Taxes extra.

NOTE: For single kayak rental, renter must prove that he or she has taken wet exit recovery training. We reserve the right to refuse rentals to anyone deemed not skilled enough to paddle safely. It is your life and our liability ! You must have appropriate clothing to protect yourself from hyperthermia ! You may contact David by phone, text or e-mail.

Cell…………. 604-240-0503 ………. <ldavidmiddleton@ gmail.com >

Quessy wooden canoe paddles

The Ottertail made of Cherry (excellent hardwood choice for paddles) is popular for long distance tripping – long, narrow blade is easier on the shoulders. Suggested retail $79.99 Cdn. We also stock the wider Beavertail blade in Cherry.

Quessy Aspen – entry level paddle-shown with resin tip $34.99 ea sizes 54,57,60 inch

Beaver Tail Spruce Ash. $54.99 ea sizes 54,57,60,63 inch

Grey Owl Scout -lightweight Basswood, square tip with resin $48.00ea , sizes 51,54,57,60 inch

Grey Owl Voyageur -laminated 7 in square resin tip blade w/cedar, ash, spruce -popular for tripping $71.00 sizes from 52,54,56,58,60,62 in

Carlisle Plastic blade on aluminum shaft- good entry paddle for water-water or hard service -T-Grip $31.95 ea, sizes 51,54,57,60,63 in

Mohawk Plastic Blade on larger aluminum shaft + T-Grip – more refined for white-water or hard service. $46.95 ea. sizes 51, 54,57,60,63

Werner Luna -a quality composite plastic straight blade for SUP or white-water canoeing on a carbon shaft. $169.00 ea . We cut & glue the shaft to your preferred length. Please allow 12 hours for adhesive to cure.

Wood-web bench seats for canoes -bow 7 web 32 in & stern 5 web 27 in. styles – $98.00 pair

Wood seat hangers; wooden dowels with 6 in #10 stainless bolts set of 4 for one wood-web seat $24.00/set. Wooden Thwarts -strengthens gunwales, $24.00 ea. We will cut to size. We stock stainless steel machine screws, nylo nuts and washers, slightly extra

Our Purpose: To offer support to paddlers whether beginners or longtime participants in Canoe and Kayak paddling activities.

Rentals of different designs of Open Canadian Canoes and single and double sea kayaks. • Sales of Hellman and Clipper canoes •5 Brands of New Canoe paddles • White-water outfitting for canoes • By special order we sell Nimbus Sea Kayaks, built in BC • Safety gear- throw bags – float rope • Repair parts – seats -kayak rudder cable – knee & thigh pads – stainless bolts & screws •A little free advice when requested w/ safety as a priority. The adventure of Exploration but with equipment and know your skill limits. Join others with similar interests in a club or group. Don’t be afraid to say “No” when it is too demanding for you. For more information, contact David Middleton, Principal of this organization. Cell 604-240-0503 voice or text; e-mail:<david@middletonsboats.com> •Hellman Canoes made in Nelson,BC <hellman@hellmancanoes.com

Canoe Accessories

We stock: Wood-web seats for replacement or upgrades to existing canoes; Carry yokes, Thwarts (the cross bar -stock or custom made to order ) , seat hanger kits with bolts, North Water products including Knee pads (closed cell foam ) , wedges, Large & small regulation Rope Bags, 1″ and 2″ D-ring anchors, 3 point Thigh Straps anchors, Thigh Straps and custom made Spray Covers cut and sewn to fit your specific canoe , stainless steel machine screws & nuts, Aluminum 3/16″ and 5/32″ dia. pop-rivets for installing lacing loops for floatation bag tie-downs. ………If you are not sure what you need, contact David by Text or Phone 604-240-0503 or………………………………… e-mail: < david@middletonsboats.com >