This is a Canadian design 16 ft prospector canoe built from western red cedar, and strip planked, planked hull sheathed in fiberglass cloth and epoxy filled inside and out, hull over coated with 12 coats of Schooner varnish. Bow and stern stems have protective brass strips, all screws and other fixings are of marine grade, or brass. There are two fore and aft water tight compartments with circular screw fix face plates. gunnels and stems are of Ash. The prospector has good maneuverability through white water,with capacity to carry substantial loads and is ideal for long river camping trips. A hull weight of approx 60 lbs means she can transported on a car roof rack of the right size. Optimum capacity between 350/540 lbs ideal for two paddlers plus camping kit, can be solo paddled if so wished , there are two hand made paddles suitable for persons of 5/6ft Two bow and stern painters and two tie down sheets I built this lovely canoe because I always wanted to build a thing of beauty and as this is my last boat build I wanted it to be something special, all my other boat builds are scattered through out the Uk, they are very special to me but are not of the beauty of this one. So some specifications= length 16 ft.Max beam 36″beam at water line 33.25″beam at gunnel 34.5 bow/stern height 19.25″centre depth 13.25″draft 4.75″displacement 420 lbsweight to immerse 120/inweight approx 60 lbsstability factor 103 ( good stability) optimum capacity 350/540. Any questions please ask, viewing by prior arrangement and welcome. payment= cash only, on collection. no time wasters pleaseCanoe will be re listed if not collected and paid for after 7 working days. Thank you for viewing, happy bidding
Current Price: £1500.00
This Canadian 16 Ft Prospector Western Red Cedar Strip Plank Canoe boat is located in barnstaple, ex320hf and is being sold on eBay by raymond4268.