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Northstar Canoes

Polaris 16'9" StarLite

Polaris 16'9" StarLite
Polaris 16'9' StarLite
offers a lively paddling experience
Northstar Canoes-Polaris 16'9" StarLite
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The Polaris quickly accelerates and offers a lively paddling experience. Skilled paddlers raved about the performance of its predecessor and we named our company after it.

Please note: The Polaris in the image is shown in WhiteGold 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.

Aramid is the generic name for Kevlar.

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Length: 16 ft 9 in

Gunwale Width: 31 in

Max Width: 34.5 in

Waterline Width: 31 in

Bow Depth: 20.5 in

Center Depth: 13.5 in

Stern Depth: 17.5 in

Rocker: 2.5 bow/ 1.5 stern

Weight: 38 StarLite

6 freeboard:  950 lbs

Optimal Load: 250-550lbs


2 WL : 170 lbs

3 WL : 310 lbs

4 WL : 420 lbs

5" WL : 580 lbs

Additional/Alternate Options:

Aluminum Footbrace: +$60

Carbon Footbrace: +$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)