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Northstar Canoes

Magic 16'0" BlackLite

Magic 16'0" BlackLite
Magic 16'0' BlackLite
Straight-tracking, big water solo canoe in premium carbon and Kevlar
Northstar Canoes - Magic 16'0" BlackLite
Item: NOR271-53386B
Price: $2,895.00
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If you like to travel fast and quiet on big water the Magic is your choice. It tracks effortlessly, runs dry through chop, yet maneuvers cleanly around the snags at portages. There’s something mystical about the seamless connection between an experienced paddler and the Northstar’s Magic. Quiet, fast and seaworthy, the Magic flows across open waters, slicing through wind and waves.  Dream about where you want to go on the water and the Magic will take you there.

The graceful Magic is swift and loves going straight. Beautiful tumblehome allows for a easy paddle path to the water. If stream-lined efficiency is your pursuit, the lightweight Magic in Black Lite is artfully crafted for you, and a real head-turner.

Image shown with optional wood gunwales.


Black Lite:
Carbon outer, Kevlar inner, substantial reinforcements. Combines the stiffness of carbon fiber with the excellent tensile strength of Kevlar. The toughest composite available. Expedition tested. Handles moderate whitewater.

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Length: 16 ft

Gunwale Width: 23 in

Max Width: 29 in

Waterline Width: 25.5 in

Bow Depth: 17.5 in

Center Depth: 12.5 in

Stern Depth: 15 in

Rocker: 1.5 bow/ .75 stern

BlackLite Weight: 30 lbs

6” freeboard:  650 lbs

Optimal Load: 160–280 lbs


2” WL : 150 lbs

3” WL : 240 lbs

4” WL : 340 lbs

Additional/Alternate Options:

Aluminum Footbraces: +$60

Skid Plate (internal or external): +$95

Bow Slider: +$135

Kneeling Thwart: +$60

Deluxe Aluminum Trim: +$80

Replace aluminum trim w/Wood Trim: $400 (+~2lbs)

Available as a pack boat (backband, foam seat, kayak foot braces), with no extra charge.