Black River Guide Boat

Budsin Wood Craft is proud to introduce their new Black River Guide electric powered pirogue. We are currently taking orders for Summer 2020 delivery.

Designed to seat one adult with an optional removable seat perfect for a child, it can silently cruise all day without need for a paddle, leaving hands free for a fishing pole, camera or binoculars. The Guide is powered by a permanently attached 24 volt trolling type motor and two deep cycle batteries, one located behind the driver's seat and one under the fore deck.
The Guide has a top speed of 5.6 mph with a running time of 7-8 hours. Batteries are recharged using an electronic battery charger (included with the boat). Handcrafted using the finest cypress lumber for the hull and a contrasting hardwood such as cherry or walnut for the decks and rails. The flat bottomed design makes it more stable than most canoes, and its wood hull absorbs vibration better than fiberglass or aluminum so it is quieter through the water. Speed control is infinitely variable in both forward and reverse allowing the boat to hover noiselessly, even in a river's current, making the Guide a perfect platform for viewing wildlife.

Performance: 5.5 mph top speed
Running time: 6 to 8 hours before recharging is needed. A battery "fuel" gage is installed on the boat.
Max Capacity: 2 persons
Max. weight: 320 lbs. persons or gear
Batteries: Two 70 amp/hour AGM batteries.
Construction: Varnished cypress hull with fiberglass reinforcement below the waterline. Contrasting hardwood used for decks and rails (typically cherry, walnut, or white oak but others are available)

Dimensions: Lenght: 15' 1"Beam: 33"Draft: 8"Weight: 95 lbs without batteries, 205 lbs with standard batteries.Max capacity: 2 persons, or 320 lbs persons and gear.

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