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Old Town Discovery 169

A Popular 16ft Canadian Canoe

A great canoe for family paddling with space to take 2 adult paddlers and 2 children passengers. Also great for multi-day expeditions.


Old Town Discovery 158 canoe in Green

Old Town Discovery 169 - Green

Discovery 169 in Red from Old Town Canoes
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Old Town Discovery 169

A larger verison of the popular Discovery 158. The Discovery 169 is designed for those who need extra carrying capacity. This makes the 169 great for families with plenty of space and capacity to carry two adult paddlers and two children passengers. Likewise, the Discovery 169 is great for expedition paddling where you need plenty fo storage space for multi day/week supplies.


The Discovery performs best on flatwater lakes, slow moving rivers and for canals. It has a wide and stable, yet manoeuvrable hull, making this an easy canoe to paddle and is great for the newcomer to the world of canadian canoe paddling.


Features include two comfortable woode webbed seats, tough plastic gunwales, comfortable bow and stern carry handles and an ash carrying yoke and thwart.


The Discovery 169 is constructed from Old Town's triple-layer PolyLink material providing excellent durability for a prolonged life. This is a popular canoe with rental outlets and outdoor activity centres for commercial use.


You might also like to look at the slightly smaller Old Town Discovery 158 Open Canoe.

Features / Spec

  • Wood Webbed Seats
  • Ash carrying yoke and thwart
  • Vinyl gunwales
  • Comfortable carrying handles
  • Extremely durable three layer polyethylene


  • Length: 16' 9" / 5.1m
  • Width: 37" / 94cm
  • Bow Height: 23" / 58.4cm
  • Depth: 15" / 38.1cm
  • Weight: 91lb / 43kg
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 1400 lbs / 635kgOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Old Town Discovery 169 for your weight
  • Bottom Shape: Shallow Arch
  • Rocker: Moderate
  • Sides: Straight


Green Discovery 169


Red Discovery 169


Camo Discovery 169


Recommended Accessories

Carlisle Beavertail Wooden Canoe Paddle

Carlisle Beavertail Wooden Canoe Paddle

This lightweight, laminated, basswood paddle features a urethane tip guard at one end and a hand-contoured grip at the other. An ergonomically designed shaft and 8" beaver tail blade shape combine for easy paddling.

Price £39.99 (RRP £54.99 - Saving £15.00)

Carlisle Economy Canoe Paddle

Carlisle Economy Canoe Paddle

Lightweight and durable, this is the perfect all-purpose paddle. An 8" X 20" blade adds power to your stroke. A tempered-aluminum shaft with a 13" HDPE grip for sure handling. Blade and T-grip are molded of high impact polypropylene.


Price £23.95

Delivery or Nationwide Collection

We offer a delivery service and nationwide click & collect for the Old Town Discovery 169.

Delivery of canoes and kayaks is normally within 3-4 working days.

.Old Town Discovery 169 available for delivery or collection nationwide

Please call us on 02380 861341 if you have any questions about the Old Town Discovery 169

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