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Nova Craft Bob Special 15' Canoe

$2119.00 CAD
  • Product Number: 0938RD

The Chestnut Canoe Company responded to the need for a lightweight canoe well suited to solo tripping and casual tandem paddling by introducing the versatile Bob Special. While the canoe was very stable due to its larger than normal width, the hull shape was optimized for performance resulting in a canoe that was remarkably fast.

Our version is based on the Chestnut original with some improvements to increase speed and sea worthiness. It is ideally suited as a tandem day-tripper yet large enough for a weekend canoe trip. It really shines when paddled solo by a competent paddler. The Bob has a unique blend of characteristics that produce a canoe novice paddlers can enjoy yet experts can savour.


  • Symmetrical hull
  • Shallow arch bottom
  • Slight rocker with raised ends
  • Available with or without a shoe keel in some materials. Weights listed above are for no-keel versions.
  • Made in Canada


  • Fiberglass: 58 lbs / 25.9 kg
  • Length: 15′ / 457 cm
  • Width: 35″ / 88.9 cm
  • Center Depth: 14” / 35.6 cm
  • End Depth: 21″ / 53.3 cm
  • Capacity: 800 lbs / 364 kg