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Northstar Canoes

Northwind 16" StarLite

Northwind 16" StarLite
Northwind 16' StarLite
If you want to explore rivers or paddle solo this is the canoe for you
Northstar Canoes-Northwind 16" StarLite
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The Northwind 16 offers a wide variety of paddling possibilities. This is the canoe for you: if you love day trips, but might load it up for a week; love fishing but might need to maneuver through light rapids; love to paddle with a partner but might want to go solo. The Northwind 16 turns on a dime, yet tracks as straight as a true north compass bearing.

Please note: The Northwind 16 in the image is shown in Blacklite with optional wood gunwales.



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.

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Length: 16 ft 6 in

Gunwale Width: 32 in

Max Width: 36 in

Waterline Width: 32 in

Bow Depth: 21 in

Center Depth: 14 in

Stern Depth: 19 in

Rocker: 2.5 bow/ 1.5 stern

Weight: 38 lbs

6 freeboard:  1000 lbs

Optimal Load: 275575 lbs


2 WL : 190 lbs

3 WL : 330 lbs

4 WL : 440 lbs

5 WL : 600 lbs

Additional/Alternate Options:

Aluminum Footbraces: +$60

Carbon Footbraces: +$85

Skid Plate (internal or external): +$95

Bow Slider: +$135

Additional Seat: +$100

Kneeling Thwart: +$60

Deluxe Aluminum Trim: +$80

Replace aluminum trim w/Wood Trim: +$425 (+~3lbs)

Replace aluminum trim w/E6 Carbon Trim: +$525 (+~1lb)

E6 Carbon Parts w/E6 Carbon Trim: +$475 (- ~1lb)