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H20 Composites Canadian 16/6 Photo: H2O Composites

A versatile and traditional canoe

A review of the H20 Canoe Company 16/6 from Canoeroots and Family Camping magazine.

The versatility of traditional canoes is captured with a symmetrical hull and recurved ends. To reduce wind resistance and maximize efficiency, a slightly longer length and narrower beam are combined with sharp entry and exit lines and a lower sheer. The Canadian’s shallow arch hull design provides a blend of performance and stability. An exceptional shoe keel design aids tracking and protects against grounding, while sacrificing little in the way of maneuverability. 

 

H2O Canoe Company Canadian 16/6 Specs

Length: 16'6"
Width: 35"
Material: Carbon/Kevlar Helium
Weight: 42 lbs
Max. Capacity: 800 lbs
MSRP: $3,095


This article originally appeared in Canoeroots & Family Camping, Summer/Fall 2011. Download our free iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch App or Android App or read it here.

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