Nova Craft Trapper 12 in Sand

Nova Craft Trapper 12 Canoe in Sand

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 TuffStuff 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 an ideal platform for fishing on flat water. With a good paddle and gentle paddling technique you can move effortlessly and almost silently which is ideal for getting close to wildlife or a perfect fishing spot as this is a quiet boat which doesn't compromise on speed. Weighing just 17.2kg this canoe is a delight to paddle and easy to handle off the water. 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 the NovaCraft 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 Open Canoes are lightweight, making them easy to carry and portage.


  • 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


Delivery Of TuffStuff Canoes

We offer a delivery service for TuffStuff/Composite Canoes covering many areas of mainland UK using our own vans. (Due to their size and increased risk of damage during transit, we are unable to offer a courier delivery service for this product range)

If you require delivery, please contact us with your address and we can advise whether a delivery service is available in your area.

Click & Collect - Stores Nationwide

We offer a collect from store service for the Nova Craft Trapper 12 Canoe. Collection for orders placed online can be made from any of our Canoe Shops UK Stores. For full details on our Click & Collect service, please see: Nationwide Click & Collect

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