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 Forum: CBoat C Forum   Topic: DYI kevlar canoe resources/books and info?

Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:16 am 

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Boatbuilder's Manual, Edited by Charles Walbridge. I have the 6th edition, not sure how many there were. It's out of print, but you can usually find it used.

 Forum: Boats and Gear for Sale   Topic: Mohawk Probe 12 (12'8") whitewater canoe for sale!!!SOLD!!!

Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:02 pm 

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... hull have been covered with PC-7 epoxy. No soft spots or significant damage. $500 firm and well worth the money. Pictures available. Located near Charles Town, WV. In the "Shannondale" area. Miniutes from the put-in for the Shenandoah "Staircase." melneef(at)comcast(dot)net ...

 Forum: CBoat C Forum   Topic: Gens de Terre river, QC

 Post subject: Re: Gens de Terre river, QC
Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:37 pm 

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Most flow info for QC rivers can be found here, although I don't know if gen de terre is listed. Charles Leduc's map has some information on flows:


Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 4:34 pm 

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I believe the incident in question did occur at the rock ELGOTTO has identified and involved the death of Charles Bernard back in Oct 1979. The rock above the undercut rock to the river right side of the main flow right after the initial drop at Jawbone has a pretty nice eddy ...

 Forum: CBoat C Forum   Topic: Open Canoe Painter Lines

Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:31 pm 

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... depend on the boat and how it is bagged. As for not being able to stop a swamped boat with a painter and pull it in, I can tell you that I am no Charles Atlas, I have taken many hundreds of swims with a canoe over the decades as well, I have never wrapped a canoe on a rock or lost one on a river, ...

 Forum: CBoat C Forum   Topic: Open Canoe Painter Lines

Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 1:18 pm 

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... have painters. They are easy enough to grab by the grabloop on the end and swim with. Bigger boats however, such as a Genesis, XL13 and Old Town Charles River all get 10ish foot painters. Sometimes a short throw bag under bungee on the end is helpful to keep line stowed neatly and ready for action.

 Forum: CBoat C Forum   Topic: squirt Kayak conversion to c1

Posted: Sat May 21, 2011 12:21 pm 

Replies: 8
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... cause your gon'a love it! 3. Look for a low volume slalmom boat and modify (Get Charlie Walbride's and get ready to spend some money and time figuring "it" out! Let us know how it all works out.

 Forum: Boats and Gear for Sale   Topic: WTB: Esquif Prelude

Posted: Tue May 17, 2011 5:08 pm 

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A guy here in the Northeast has a used prelude for sale for $700, his name is Charles, you can send him a message on Facebook at

 Forum: CBoat Ride Board   Topic: OC-1 needs ride from WV to PA

Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:44 pm 

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OC-1 needs ride from WV to PA. From Charles Town WV (a couple of miles from Harpers Ferry) or Millvile putin for Shenandoah Staircase to PA (either Yough Ohiopyle area or near Pittsburgh) Will pay fair price for gas.

 Forum: CBoat C Forum   Topic: Extended Canadian Wilderness Trip

Posted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:28 pm 

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... 2-3 rapids all along the way, with nothing that's big enough to need a portage. Now that's canoeing at its best! pm me of you need more info. Charles Leduc has a wealth of informations on its site too. For me there's quite nothing like a trip of that kind. enjoy! ...

 Forum: CBoat C Forum   Topic: Y'all need to lighten the _ _ _ _ up!!!

Posted: Thu Sep 30, 2010 1:53 pm 

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I've had zero swims. Recent runs include the St. Croix in ME, the Charles in MA, the Pawtucket in RI, and Prime Hook National Refuge in DE.

 Forum: CBoat C Forum   Topic: Passing of a Legend (long)

 Post subject: Passing of a Legend (long)
Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:18 pm 

Replies: 2
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... again. Next time you are on the water, take a couple of full throttle pulls in his memory, whether on whitewater, flatwater, or outrigger...edg Charles Clinton Lyda was born in San Diego, California. Chuck enlisted in the 132nd Engineer Battalion on January 18th, 1983 and became a combat engineer. ...

 Forum: CBoat C Forum   Topic: Working with composites. (where to start)

Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2010 11:17 pm 

Replies: 4
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Boat Builder's Manual: Building fiberglass and Canoes and Kayaks for Whitewate by Charles Walbridge (Author)
from the 70s and hard to fine but has what you need to start to understand the processes.

 Forum: CBoat C Forum   Topic: Beluga outfitting in the states?

Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 10:16 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 667

Hey Craig,
Charles River Canoe and Kayak in Newton is listed as a Boreal dealer.
Couldn't hurt to call them.

 Forum: CBoat C Forum   Topic: Replacement for Shaman?

Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2009 11:29 pm 

Replies: 19
Views: 3185

jrsh92 wrote:
What's the orange, thin C-1 in that video?

Well.... Old secondhand model. 8)
Uncommon maker , maybe charles ?
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