Old Town Penobscot

The Ultimate Family Canadian Canoes

Canadian Canoes designed for touring and overnight camping trips. Plenty of capacity for family canoeing trips with the kids

Penobscot 164 - £1348.20

Penobscot 174 - £1499.99

Old Town Penobscot for sale from Bournemouth Canoes


Red version of the Old Town Penobscot 174 canoe
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Old Town Penobscot 174


The Old Town Penobscot Canadian Canoe is one of the most popular open canoes for families due to its large carrying capacity and easy paddling characteristics.


Made from tough and strong Polylink 3 plastic durability is not an issure, the hull shape slips through the water, glides over rocks and accepts being dragged up on gravel shorelines without complaining. It's sturdy enough to forgo a metal framework or keelson. The perfect canoe for the family or those planning more extended canoeing trips. Wood/webbed seats, ash thwarts, ash carrying yoke, black vinyl gunwales, bow and stern decks with grab handles.


Supplied with 2 fixed seats, young children can kneel in the centre of the canoe or optional ABS snap in seats can be fitted.


Please note, the Old Town Penobscot in Royalex is now discontinued. For a lightweight alternative see our range of Lightweight Open Canoes.

Dimensions 164 Poly

  • Length: 5.0m / 16'4"
  • Width: 95.3cm / 37.5"
  • Width at 4" Waterline: 
    85.7cm / 33.75"
  • Bow Height: 51.4cm / 20.25"
  • Weight: 34.0kg / 75lb
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 544-567kgOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Old Town Penobscot 174 for your weight

Dimensions 174 Poly

  • Material: Three Layer Polyethylene
  • Length: 17' 4" / 5.3 m
  • Width: 36" / 91.4 cm
  • Width at 4" Waterline: 34" / 86.4 cm
  • Bow Height: 22" / 55.9 cm
  • Depth: 14" / 35.6 cm
  • Weight: 83 lbs / 37.6 kg
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 657-680kgOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Old Town Penobscot 174 for your weight








  • 3 Layer superlinear plastic
  • Nylon web seats
  • Vinyl gunwales
  • Front and rear carry handles
  • Comfortable carrying handles
  • Ash thwart and yoke


Green Red


We offer a delivery service for the Old Town Penobscot 174 throughout the UK & Ireland to home and work addresses.

Delivery times are estimates based on years of experience; we do not offer a guaranteed timed delivery service. Our overnight service works well for the core more densely populated areas of the UK for Clothing and Equipment orders. However more remote less densely populated areas will not be covered by a next day service.

Delivery of canoes and kayaks is classed as “ugly freight” because mechanical handling and automatic parcel processing cannot be used; therefore a delivery time of 3-5 working days is more realistic. For remote location that delivery time will be dependent on the local courier’s ability to onward ship the goods. Not all areas of the UK are serviced by vehicles that can handle canoes and kayaks. Online orders can be tracked online using the courier’s website – tracking details will be provided. We make every effort to deliver goods within the estimated time scales.

The delivery price will be shown in the shopping basket.

Local Delivery of Canoes and Kayaks

If you are local to our shop in Hamworthy, Poole then we may be able to deliver a Old Town Penobscot 174 with one of our own vehicles. For boats, this is free to most BH Postcodes - please call us on 01202 625256 to discuss your requirements.

Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Old Town Penobscot 174 online from our website and collect from our shop in Hamworthy, Poole or you can collect from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with instore collection.

Our other stores are:

  • Southampton Canoes - Totton
  • Cornwall Canoes - St. Columb Road, Nr Newquay
  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven, East Sussex
  • Kayaks & Paddles Plymouth, Devon
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

International Delivery

We are able to ship most items all over the world, please contact us with your delivery address, contact details and the item(s) you wish to order and we will respond promptly with a carriage cost.

Give us a call on 01202 625256 if you have any questions about the Old Town Penobscot 174


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