Dagger Caption is back?

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Dagger Caption is back?

Post by Jon » Mon Aug 28, 2006 9:20 pm

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The Caption is Back!
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Remember the Dagger Caption? Still paddling one? It's a favorite tandem whitewater canoe design that disappeared to the disappointment of many when Dagger quit making canoes a couple of years ago.
One of the big pluses in the Confluence Water Sports acquisition of Watermark is that they are bringing back some of the classic Dagger canoe designs under the Mad River label - for 2006, it was the Legend, a good all-round river-tripping canoe. For 2007, it's the Caption! 14 feet long, 57 pounds, designed for two people to dance down the river together.

It's nice to see this boat come back!


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Post by yarnellboat » Mon Aug 28, 2006 9:41 pm

I'd be more excited about this if we could confirm any of it on the websites of Confluence, Dagger, Mad River or whoever; and if I didn't hear lots of negative comments about Confluence's customer/retailer service when it comes to both the quality of the canoes and their ability to fill an order or deal with a complaint.

As it is, regardless of what old designs they bring back, I'd rather spend my money with a better canoe company.


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Post by Sandie_ » Tue Aug 29, 2006 6:14 pm

I hope its not covered in cup holders like the legend I've just seen.

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Post by jscottl67 » Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:24 pm

OMG, don't tell my wife that they make canoes with cup holders!! :P

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Post by pete witucki » Wed Aug 30, 2006 5:21 pm

I dunno... I thought Bell bought the all the molds, including the Caption. 'Course they won't make it until they decide they want to kill the Nexus. Great boat though... it would be great to see a few more out there...


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Post by cbcboat » Wed Aug 30, 2006 7:41 pm

Buy a Caption and support the largest conglomerate in paddlesports-down w/ the little guy :evil:

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Post by MotorCityOC-1 » Sun Sep 03, 2006 5:30 pm

I dunno... I thought Bell bought the all the molds, including the Caption.
Sure, but Bell bought out Mad River like two years ago, right?

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Post by squeakyknee » Sun Sep 03, 2006 8:36 pm

Sweet! maybe I can get my girl out on the river next spring...

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Post by bdollar » Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:27 am

I'll probably buy one, from the bastards.

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