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Northstar Canoes

Magic 16'0" StarLite

Magic 16'0" StarLite
Magic 16'0' StarLite
Straight-tracking, big water solo canoe that's a mere 30 lbs.
Northstar Canoes - Magic 16'0" StarLite
Item: NOR268-5430B
Price: $2,495.00
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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.

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.

The graceful Magic is swift and loves going straight. Beautiful tumblehome allows for an easy paddle path to the water. If stream-lined efficiency is your pursuit, the feather-light Magic in Kevlar Lite is artfully crafted for you.


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

StarLite Weight: 28 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

Carbon Footbraces: +$85

Skid Plate (internal or external): +$95

Bow Slider: +$135

Kneeling Thwart: +$60

Deluxe Aluminum Trim: +$80

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

Replace aluminum trim w/E6 Carbon Trim: $500 (- ~1lb)

E6 Carbon Parts w/E6 Carbon Trim: $175 (- ~1lb)

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

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All Aramid. The proprietary yellow and black makes a stunning moiré pattern. Full wet bag minimizes resin and creates the lightest weight canoe available. Foam core, ribs and internal reinforcements make a stiff, efficient hull. The choice of flat-water paddlers everywhere. Exterior resin coated for maximum weight savings.
Color: Northstar proprietary Aramid weave.