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  • 16' Length
  • 34.5" Width
  • 65 Weight (lbs)
  • $ 4,330 MSRP

Prospector Description

With its round bottom and moderate rocker, the Prospector is a true down river and wilderness canoe. The increased depth facilitates a larger carrying capacity. The Prospector is a model made famous by legendary canoeist Bill Mason. 

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Prospector Specifications

  • Seating Configuration: Solo, Tandem
  • Weight: 65 lbs
  • Length: 16'
  • Max Width: 34.5"
  • Bow Depth: 25"
  • Center Depth: 13.5"
  • Stern Depth: 25"
  • Max Capacity: 800 lbs
  • Primary Material: Wood

Prospector Features

  • Hull Shape: Shallow Arch
  • Side Shape: Tumblehome

Recommended Usage

  • Activity Type: Recreation, Touring, Expedition
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water, River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Duration: Day Trip, 2-3 Day Trip
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
  • Ideal Paddler Size: Average Adult, Larger Adult

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American Traders
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