The Prospector 14 is the quintessential multi-purpose solo boat. If you prefer traditional paddling while kneeling with the boat heeled over, or sitting upright with your feet forward, the Prospector 14 can accommodate any paddling style. A high-volume hull with moderate width but ample tumblehome, it features a high weight capacity for long-distance trippers but offers the performance and feel of a sleek high-efficiency design. Quick to turn and easy to control, you can take your Prospector 14 out for an afternoon of fishing or photography, or you can load it for days or weeks in the backcountry. This layup comes with multi-height seat pods to create two canoe-style setups. The Prospector 14 is designed to give you a multitude of options for your next wilderness adventure.
Weight: 32 lbs
Gunwale Width: 28"
Maximum Width: 32"
Waterline Width: 28"
Centre Depth: 12.5"
Bow Height: 19.5
Stern Height: 19.5
Bow Rocker: 1"
Stern Rocker: 1"
Optimum Load Range: 150 - 400 lbs
Industry Capacity: 650 lbs
Hull Shape: Symmetrical
Cherry Contour Seats
Cherry Thwarts & Handles
Multi-height seat pods to create two canoe-style setups
This boat has a Champagne colored bottom because scratches on your boat always appear white. This keeps your boat looking newer, longer, and offers a little extra protection. A popular option for good reason!
Expedition Kevlar Laminate
A strong, lightweight laminate for wilderness trippers who demand tremendous strength and durability.
Swift Expedition Kevlar canoes are built with an exterior coating of clear marine gel coat with layers of Kevlar fabric, Basalt cloth derived from volcanic rock, and high modulus polypropylene Innegra fiber. These layers and pieces sandwich a durable foam core and rib system, creating a long-lasting laminate capable of greater elongation and elasticity without failure than any other composite laminate. Fused together with a high impact, flexible Epoxy Vinylester resin system that contains an Ultraviolet Ray (UV) inhibitor.
At Rutabaga Paddlesports we have been selling kayaks and canoes online for over a decade. We are also a top SUP dealer. Rutabaga Paddlesports supplies paddlers with clothing and accessories that fit their budget, style, and meet their demands. We strive to offer a broad range of American made and sustainable paddle gear to our customers.