Most Popular Range of Canadian Canoes
Open Canoes and Canadian Canoes
Open canoes are available in a range of sizes and construction materials with different seating configurations. The models listed below are our most popular models. Follow the links at the bottom of the page to see other models available from each brand.
Triple Layer Canoes
Triple layer Polyethylene canoes are much stronger and tougher than single layer canoes. The foam core sandwich construction is much stiffer (higher performance) and provides inherent buoyancy. These canoes are much more durable for regular use than single layer entry level canoes.
Short and lightweight canoe aimed at solo paddlers looking for a manoeuvrable canoe that can carry a small load.
Classic, fast & light touring canoe. Fantastic solo boat but also great for 2 lighter paddlers or carrying small loads.
The perfect blend of paddling performance and load carrying. The Nimrod 15 is a great all-round canoe perfect for weekend trips away.
The Turing 16 has the storage capacity to fit all your kit for a family day out or a weekend adventure.
This classic shape is designed to be the perfect general purpose shape for a canoe. The Prospector 16 is a great all round hull shape for flat water touring to gentle moving water.
A larger version of the Turing 16, this canoe boasts big carrying capacity making this perfect for big expeditions, larger families and those looking to fit additional seats for extra passengers.
A flat water touring boat without the extra volume, with its shallow curved hull the Nova Craft Prospector 15 gives great initial stability for both the new and experienced paddler.
The Nova Craft Prospector 16 based on the original Chestnut Prospector, a true workhorse of the Canadian North. Constructed from the rugged and durable SP3.
The Nova Craft Prospector 17, the ultimate wilderness adventure or extended tripping canoe made from the rugged and durable SP3.
One of our best selling canoes. Made from a three layer construction, the Discovery 158 is very strong and easy to paddle. This canoe is an excellent choice for the outdoor enthusiast.
The Old Town Discovery 169 is a larger version of the Discovery 158. It is suitable for those looking for a recreational canoe built for long distance trips and with a larger weight capacity. There is plenty of storage space as well as room for children to ride along with their parents.
Lightweight canoes are much easier to transport on top of your car roof rack and to paddle. Generally, lightweight canoes are made from composite materials such as TuffStuff and Royalex to give a lightweight craft which handles well.
The Nova Craft Trapper 12, a lightweight solo canoe for the modern canoeist built to a traditional design.
The Nova Craft Fox 14, a very lightweight solo canoe for flat water touring on rivers, lakes and estuaries.
The Nova Craft Bob Special is an improved version Chestnut Canoe Company original, a lightweight 15ft canoe well suited to solo tripping and casual tandem paddling.
The Nova Craft Prospector 15 is a compact canoe that offers great all round performance. A flat water touring boat without the extra volume, with its shallow curved hull the Prospector 15 gives great initial stability for both the new and experienced paddler. Made from the lightweight but strong TuffStuff.
The Nova Craft Prospector 16 based on the original Chestnut Prospector, a true workhorse of the Canadian North. Made from the lightweight but strong TuffStuff.
The Nova Craft Prospector 17, the ultimate wilderness adventure or extended tripping canoe made from the lightweight but strong TuffStuff..
The Nova Craft Pal 16, another Chestnut Canoe classic. A true general purpose craft built from lightweight yet rugged TuffStuff.
The Nova Craft Prospector 16 based on the original Chestnut Prospector, a true workhorse of the Canadian North. made from the lightweight but strong TuffStuff Exp.