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  • 20' Length
  • 35.5" Width
  • 55 Weight (lbs)
  • $ 3,299 MSRP

Minnesota 3 Description

Designed for three paddlers and their gear, the 20' MN 3 travels faster, with less effort than most tandems. A Boundary Waters Canoe Area campsite maximizer, the MN 3 will allow that ninth camper to come along while following the nine people, four canoes regulation. A sliding bow seat, fixed stern seat, and removable center seat accommodate three paddlers comfortably, and you can even add a fourth if
the whole family wants to come along. This is a fine cruising canoe that will hold all the gear and people you want to take.

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Minnesota 3 Specifications

  • Seating Configuration: Tandem, 3+
  • Weight: 55 lbs
  • Length: 20'
  • Max Width: 35.5"
  • Waterline Width: 33.5"
  • Gunwale Width: 34"
  • Bow Depth: 20.5"
  • Center Depth: 13.5"
  • Stern Depth: 17"
  • Primary Material: Kevlar/aramid Composite

Minnesota 3 Features

  • Structure: Rigid / Hard Shell
  • Bow Rocker: 1.5

Recommended Usage

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

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Wenonah Canoe, Inc.
Minnesota 3 Reviews

Read reviews for the Minnesota 3 by Wenonah Canoe, Inc. as submitted by your fellow paddlers. All of the reviews are created and written by paddlers like you, so be sure to submit your own review and be part of the community!

We used two of these boats...

We used two of these boats in kevlar for our group of 6 out for a week in the BWCA this summer. They tracked and paddled well, and we could still handle them in high winds. Comfortable seats and very steady loads. Easy to portage and load.

The only thing we did not like was the yoke system, as the yoke pads swiveled and were unstable and made for an awkward "lift" when they were out of position.

In all, a great choice for three people and lots of stuff.

We used this boat in the...

We used this boat in the BWCA this year. It was the finest 3 man boat we have ever used. We have used other manufacturers 3 man canoes, and prefer the MN III. It is faster(considerably), lighter to carry, and very stable. A great choice if you need a 3 man boat.

This canoe is every bit as...

This canoe is every bit as nice as the Minnesota II. Our canoe of choice when BWCAW tripping with our 2 Labrador Retrievers and camping gear. This is the canoe you need when carrying extra weight. It will keep up with the Minnesota II's! Don't buy or rent this canoe thinking it will double as a solo boat, because of the seat in the middle. There is not enough weight to allow the boat to track. You will be blown all over the lake. Use it for its intended purpose (heavy loads, or 3 people) and you will love it!!!