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 >

Canoe & Sea Kayak Rentals

We offer Open Canadian 17ft canoes and single & Double Sea Kayaks for a minimum of one day rentals. Each boat rental includes paddles and a spare, PFDs, a regulation rope bag and bailer for canoes, for kayaks a pump, paddle float and spray skirts. Tie-down straps and ropes are available with foam blocks for transporting on your car or SUV. We don’t allow use of pickup trucks unless you have a frame or cap with a rack, The boats must be carried horizontally, to avoid damage.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Flat Water Canoe _ _Sea Kayak Single _ _Double
One Day ……………………… $48. …………………………… $ 65. ……………………..$ 75
2 Days………………………….. $75…………………………….. $100 …………………… $130
3 days …………………………$100………………………………$ 135…………………… $160
4 days ……………………….. $120………………………………$170 ……………………..$190

7 days ………………………..$180………………………………$250 …………………….$280
Canoe Cart w/pneumatic tires: $8.00/day, $50.00/week
Extra PFD $6.00/da, $35.00/week
Ottertail Cherry canoe paddle $5.00/day, $30..00/week
Taxes extra

BACKWATER boats -Rowing 7′ dinghy

A lightweight versatile plastic rowing dinghy :…………………………….. we have in stock: Weight ; 59 lbs (26.8kg), Length; 7ft6ins, Width 47 ins, Depth; 17 ins, Carrying capacity; 352lbs. (160kg)

The one piece moulded plastic hull has 3 bolted-in seats filled with foam to offer positive floatation, a stainless steel bow-eye for towing or tie-ups at the dock , an aluminum motor mount plate for maximum 2 hp gas or electric outboard motor. This is a great little maintenance free boat for the yachtsman or fisher, or for teenagers to row about in. Call David for more details. www.plasticboats.com

Yacht Tender – a versatile plastic row boat

Front view of 7ft6ins plastic hull
BACKWATER 7ft 6ins rowing dinghy, lightweight 59lbs (26.8kg)
includes 3 foam filled seats, a stainless steel boweye for towing or tie-up and 2 piece aluminum oars with tough plastic blades. Also an aluminum motor mount plate is mounted to allow a maximum 2 hp gas or electric outboard motor. White hulls are standard in stock. Contact David for pricing and more details.

For more information about BACKWATER boats, click on the link: www.plasticboats.com