17ft 1957? AeroCraft C-17

Date: 2012-07-26 16:40:03
City: DePere
State: WI
Serial: C21286
Status: fs-deleted
Source: http://greenbay.craigslist.org/boa/3164782208.html

Canoe - 17' Aero Craft - $350 (DePere)
A vintage canoe that includes everything needed to begin family canoeing enjoyment. Stretch-formed aluminum skins provide strength, light-weight, stability, handling ease and aluminum seats that will never need replacing. Bow, stern and seats have STYROFOAM filling for flotation safety.

Price Includes:
2 Folding seats for passenger comfort.
1 Anchor
3 paddles
3 life jackets (2 adult, 1 child)
4 Foam blocks to protect the top of your vehicle during transport.

Length 17'; Beam 35"; Depth 14"; Height 27 1/2"; Actual wt 79 lbs; Max cargo capacity including 2 people -1000 lbs.

[NOTE: Purchased 1958; 1958 catalog shows webbed seats, 1957 catalog shows aluminum seats]

Date: 2012-07-27 10:33:36

I purchased it in my senior year of high school and have used it every summer until 2009. It has never leaked and was perfect for week long canoe trips when are two daughters were young. I've attached a picture of one of those trips into the Sylvania National Wilderness Area in Michigan.

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