Swift Canoes Prospector 13 Solo Ultra Lightweight Kevlar Fusion With Carbon Kevlar Trim - Lightweight Touring & Tripping Solo Open Canoe

Swift Canoes Prospector 13 in Stone Blue, Shown with Carbon Footbar and Removable Cherry Yoke

Swift Canoes Prospector 13 - Kevlar Fusion

Ultra Lightweight Laminate Solo Canoe

Swift Canoes Prospector 13 solo open canoe ideal for touring and tripping, made from ultra lightweight Kevlar Fusion with Carbon Kevlar Trim.

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Swift Canoes Prospector 13

The Swift Canoes Prospector 13 solo open canoe is a very traditional canoe. With a rounded chine and bags of tumble home this lightweight solo canoes is a versatile boat with a good weight capacity. It is ideal for paddlers looking to fish or do some photography/videography which extends the canoes versatility even further. The Prospector 13 can be paddled with a single blade canoe paddle or a double blade kayak paddle! A double blade paddle does give you a faster cadence and more speed so is a great option for paddlers looking to either cover more distance.

The Prospector 13 is constructed using Kevlar Fusion which offers their best strength to weight ratio while making the Prospector 13 canoe ultra lightweight at only 11.8 kgs. A urethane resin system which has been designed for top durability as well as longevity, with a thin exterior gel coat layer makes up the basis of Kevlar Fusion. An exterior layer of polyester with S-Glass and kevlar cloth layering sandwiching the foam core ribbed system finishes off the Kevlar Fusions laminate. This laminate fused with high impact, flexible urethane acrylate resin system, which is then injected during a high pressure infusion process produces the optimal dispersion and laminate consistency.

Spec'd with Swift Canoes Carbon Kevlar trim as standard the Prospector 13 is almost effoertless to portage. This trim not only looks fantastic when coupled with the superbly comfortable Cherry wood contoured canoe seat, thwarts & carry handles but is also a key factor in keeping these canoes ultra lightweight. Swift bond the trim and hull by using their unique process to infuse the hull and gunwales as one part, which makes for an ultra lightweight, strong & maintenance free solo open canoe.


  • Lightweight Kevlar Fusion hull material
  • Cherry Wood Contour Thwarts
  • Cherry Wood Contour Seat
  • Built-in Bow & Stern Buoyancy Tanks
  • Carbon Kevlar Trim
  • Cherry Wood Carry Handles
  • Two-tone Colour Scheme


  • Length: 13ft
  • Max Width: 30in
  • Gunwale Width: 26in
  • Waterline Width: 27in
  • Centre Depth: 12in
  • Stern Rocker: 1in
  • Bow Rocker: 1in
  • Kevlar Fusion w/ Carbon Kevlar Trim: 11.8kgs
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 55 - 136kgOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Swift Canoes Prospector 13 for your weight


The most popular laminate with Swift Canoes highest strength to weight ratio. Swift Kevlar Fusion canoes are built with a hybrid Epoxy-Vinylester resin system for durability and longevity, and a thin exterior surface coat of UV Shield for a beautiful finish.

The Swift Resin Infusion process produces the highest possible strength to weight ratio and inter-laminate shear strength. The hull is comprised of an exterior layer of Polyester, as well as multiple pieces and layers of Aramid and Kevlar cloth layers sandwiching a durable foam core and rib system.

The Kevlar Fusion laminate is available with multiple vibrant exterior colour cloth finishes as well as several specialty cloth finishes.

Swift Canoe Carbon Kevlar Trim

Swift Canoes unique process enables them to infuse the canoe hull and gunwales as one part by creating a bond between the hull and trim. Lightweight, stunning and maintenance free.

Accessories You May Need:

Railblaza C-Tug Canoe Trolley
Railblaza C-Tug Canoe Trolley

A protective canoe trolley designed for transporting canadian canoes to and from the waters edge.

Price £101.96 (RRP £119.95 - Saving £17.99)

Quessy Beavertail Wooden Canoe Paddle
Quessy Beavertail

A traditional style of beavertail canoe paddle, constructed from Cherry & Ash Wood coated with clear lacquer providing resistance to the water.

Price £84.95

60 Litre Barrel
60 Litre Barrel

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

Price £44.95

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 Swift Canoes Prospector 13. 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 Swift Canoes Prospector 13 please get in touch by email, phone or visit our shop