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Wenonah Canoe

Prism 16'6" Kevlar Ultra-Light

Prism 16'6" Kevlar Ultra-Light
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Efficient paddling from a true all-purpose solo canoe.
Wenonah Canoe-Prism 16'6" Kevlar Ultra-Light
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The Wenonah Prism is an excellent all-around solo canoe. This boat was designed to shine on flat water, where it delivers superb performance and great stability in a very nimble package. Wenonah designed a straight keel line and minimal rocker to create a boat that tracks well and is very efficient. Common to almost all Wenonah designs, it gives nice glide and above average cruising speed. They didn't optimize it for Ultimate Quickness so they could keep a good deal of stability and predictability. Ideal for cruising with a light load, the Prism is also fairly deep and wide with full sides and decent volume. The bow and stern are slightly flared to deflect waves giving you greater confidence when the weather takes a turn.

The Kevlar® Ultra-Light lay-up is so light that portaging becomes something to look forward to (more or less, depending on your tastes). Getting your boat on and off your vehicle or to your next put-in is a breeze. This lay-up is very durable, however, like all things, the greater care you take with it, the longer it will last. The Kevlar® Ultra-Light lay-up is not meant for whitewater or other rough use.

*Boat shown with optional wood gunwales.


  • Center Pedestal
  • Aramid Bucket (Hung not avail.)
  • Silver Aluminum Trim
  • Natural (skin-coat) finish
  • Foot Brace Adjustable Center
Premium Options: (at an additional cost)
  • All Wood Trim (solo) - $400 USD
  • Black Aluminum Trim - $100 USD
  • Wood Gunwales (solo) Blk. Alum. Trim - $400 USD
  • VersiGunwale - $150 USD

More Info

  • Length: 16 ft 6 in
  • Weight: 32 lbs
  • Maximum Width: 30.75 in
  • Gunwale Width: 26 in
  • Waterline Width: 29.75 in
  • Center Depth: 12.5 in
  • Bow/Stern Depth: 19 in/17 in
  • Material: Ultra-light w/Aramid (Kevlar Ultra-Light)
  • Rocker: 0 in


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I have been out of paddling for over 20 years, used to race competitively, chose the Prism because of what was described on the Wenonah website. This boat has renewed my love for the sport.

Reviewed by:Timfrom Freeport, IL. on 6/2/2013