Discovery 169

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Short Description: 
At nearly 17 feet, the Discovery 169 is the longest in the Discovery series. Designed to go long distances, the Discovery 169 performs efficiently even when it is loaded with gear. The three layer construction is designed to take a beating. The Discovery 169 is a great choice for the recreational paddlers who may aspire to go longer distances or may need additional room and load capacity.
Recreation, Fishing, Hunting
Number of Paddlers
Three Layer Polyethylene
16' 9" | 5.1 m
37 in | 94 cm
Width at 4" Waterline
35 in | 88.9 cm
Bow Height
23 in | 58.4 cm
15 in | 38.1 cm
91 lb | 41.3 kg
  • Comfortable and durable nylon web seats
  • Ash carrying yoke and thwart
  • Vinyl gunwales
  • Comfortable carrying handles
  • Extremely durable three layer polyethylene


Discovery 169Green is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bought used I have not been in a canoe in over 20 years, bought this one for fishing. I took it out for the first time yesterday, but it was a somewhat windy day on the lake. It reminded me really fast how much heavier a canoe is over a kayak. I'm now looking for some accessories to make it fit my needs a little better, but it really felt good to get back out on the water.
Date published: 2018-04-19
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I just bought a used 169 Discovery off a friend. I got to try it out yesterday and found that it needs a few modifications to fit my wants and needs for fishing. Is there and adjustable molded seat made for these that I can put in it?

Asked by: James Taylor
While we do offer molded seats that will fit the Discovery 169, they are not adjustable. The canoe Molded Seat, found under Accessories, then Seating & Storage, would replace the web seats that come standard in this model. They would be bolted in place, much like the web seats.
Answered by: Customer Service
Date published: 2018-04-19

What is the widest length ice chest this canoe can fit? We rented this model last year and my 33" length ice chest didn't fit. We are considering buying one for a 8 day trip and we want to make sure we get an ice chest that can fit. Thank you.

Asked by: soulrebel
Coolers and chests come in many different sizes. The Discovery 169 is 37" wide in the center of the boat, measuring at the top of the gunwale. But, the width begins to taper down as you go down towards the floor of the hull, and/or towards the bow and stern. A cooler that is about 34" wide should work and fit well in the center, but it would really be best for you to try it yourself, take measurements, and see what works best for you depending on how you want it to fit, and the exact location. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Customer Service
Date published: 2018-04-17

When will the camouflage Discovery 169 be back in stock?

Asked by: gunslinger
We are expecting to have the Discovery 169 in Camo available within 2-3 business days. If you don't want to wait for it online, please feel free to give us a call direct and we can place an order for you direct over the phone. Thank you. 800-343-1555 ext. 2 Customer Service
Answered by: Customer Service
Date published: 2018-04-27
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