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Prospector 16 - Kevlar Fusion

Prospector 16 - Kevlar Fusion
Swift's contribution to the Prospector legacy and rich heritage
Swift - Prospector 16 - Kevlar Fusion
Item: SWI343-112510
Price: $3,495.00
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The Prospector design has been a figurehead of Canadian canoeing since the beginning, and the Swift Prospector 16 is our contribution to its legacy and rich heritage. Built from the foundation of a hundred years of dependability, the Prospector 16 has plenty of room for gear, surprising responsiveness, and stability that will put any paddler at ease.


Length: 16' 
Weight: 35 lbs
Gunwale Width: 33.5"
Maximum Width: 35"
Waterline Width: 32"
Centre Depth: 13.5"
Bow Height: 21"
Stern Height: 21"
Bow Rocker: 2"
Stern Rocker: 2" 
Optimum Load Range: 350 - 600 lbs
Industry Capacity: 1100 lbs
Hull Shape: Symmetrical

Carbon Kevlar Trim
Cherry Contour Seats
Cherry Contour Yoke
Carbon Decks

Two-Tone Color
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!

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Kevlar Fusion Laminate

Our most popular canoe laminate with our highest strength to weight ratio.

Swift Kevlar Fusion canoes are built with an outside layer of a clear marine-grade gel coat with Polyester, S-glass, and Kevlar cloth layers sandwiching a durable foam core and rib system. The laminate is fused together with a high impact, flexible Epoxy Vinylester resin system.

The Kevlar Fusion laminate is available with our vibrant color cloth finish or solid color gel coat finish.