Nova Craft Trapper 12 in green

Nova Craft Trapper 12 Canoe

Nova Craft Trapper 12 Canoe in Green
Nova Craft Trapper 12 Canoe from the top
Nova Craft Trapper 12 canoe in action

Nova Craft Trapper 12

Lightweight Solo Canoe

The Nova Craft Trapper 12 is a solo canoe for the modern canoeist built to a traditional design. Lightweight Tuff Stuff composite construction makes this an easy canoe to carry off the water.


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Nova Craft Trapper 12 Canoe

The Nova Craft Trapper 12 is a great canoe for a day out fishing on lakes and creeks equally it has enough space for a week of wilderness camping for one person. Its shallow arch hull design gives the canoe great primary and secondary stability making this a great platform for fishing on flat water. Using your best Indian strokes you can creep up on your prey as this is a quiet boat which doesn't compromise on speed. A delight to paddle on the water and eays to handle off the water, weighing just 17.2kg! Beautiful ash laced seats compliment the traditional feel of the Trapper 12.

Constructed from lightweight Tuff Stuff - a composite material made of basalt and Innegra fibers. When they are woven together into a cloth and infused with our high impact vinylester resin system, the result is simply amazing! TuffStuff canoes are a great choice for recreational paddlers looking for a light canoe thats tough enough to withstand general touring and recreational paddling use.


  • TuffStuff Composite construction.
  • Aircraft grade Black anodized aluminium gunwales and aluminium reinforced ABS end deck plates.
  • Ash framed seats with nylon lacing.
  • Ash carry handles at bow and stern.
  • Shallow arch shaped hull gives great stability whilst the slight rocker allows good manoeuvrability.


  • Length - 12ft / 366cm
  • Width - 34in / 86.4cm
  • Bow Depth - 18in / 45.7cm
  • Centre Depth - 13in / 33cm
  • Stern Depth - 18in / 45.7cm
  • Rocker - minimal
  • Weight - 39.1lbs / 17.2kg
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 490lbs / 223kgOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Nova Craft Trapper 12 Canoe for your weight


Nova Craft Tuffstuff - Green


Nova Craft Tuffstuff - Oxblood


Nova Craft Tuffstuff - Sand


Accessories that you may need

Canoe Trolley

Canoe Trolley

Canoe trolley designed for transporting canadian canoes and wide touring kayaks to and from the waters edge.

Price £59.95

Enigma Note Wooden Canoe Paddle

Enigma Note Wooden Canoe Paddle

Classic wooden canoe paddle design, quality pine and mahogany covered with clear lacquer providing resistance to the water environment.

Price £39.95

Enigma Key Wooden Canoe Paddle

Enigma Key Wooden Canoe Paddle

A traditional beavertail blade shape which lends itself perfectly to deep water, both solo or tandem paddling. Often favoured by th bow paddler in tandem, this wooden paddle gives you great ‘feel’ in those more intricate strokes. The wide, ergonomic grip makes this beavertail comfortable while increasing control. A true all day paddle which can do it all.

Price £59.95

60 Litre Barrel

60 Litre Barrel

Multi-use watertight barrels keep your kit dry and can act as a table or seat.

Price £36.95

Due to current restrictions within the UK courier network we are unable to offer a courier delivery service for canoes and kayaks. Collection is available from our 7 nationwide stores - see below.

Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Nova Craft Trapper 12 Canoe online from our website and collect from our shop at Lee Mill, Plymouth, Devon or you can collect from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with this*.

Our other stores are:

  • Bournemouth Canoes - Poole
  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven
  • Cornwall Canoes - St Columb Road Nr Newquay
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich
  • Southampton Canoes - Southampton

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

If you need any further help or advice about the Nova Craft Trapper 12 Canoe please get in touch by email, phone or visit our shop