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1940 Charles River
17' Courting


Excellent Restored

1940 Charles River 17' Courting Canoe

Manufacturer – unknown but serial number and research suggest that possibly Kingsbury or Robertson.
Wood and Canvas Canoe
Excellent Restored
SN: 17 805
PA Hull Registration indicates 1940 but could be considerably earlier.

Excellent condition ready to paddle. Restoration just completed 2/1/2023. Beautiful long decks and wide thwarts with hand woven cane seats. A pleasure to paddle – was my use canoe this past summer prior to restoration.
If you are a WCHA member, check forum thread “Charles River 17 805” for additional research information.

Please feel free to ask questions. I can deliver to within 100 miles free of charge with added cost if longer distances. Else, local pickup or buyer arranged commercial shipping.



Submitted Date

February 12, 2023 at 9:24:00 PM

Canoe Length


Pottstown, PA

Submitted By

Joe McGinley

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