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Esquif Prospecteur 16' Canoe

  • Product Number: 3017

Our new Prospecteur 16 has the lines of the well-known Chestnut Prospector. Ideal for canoeists who want the versatility and capacity of the Prospector shape for day tripping and week-long adventures. The rugged T-Formex hull is great for those who enjoy paddling whitewater or who just want a super tough canoe for everyday usage. Stability, easy tracking, and good maneuverability in rapids are what makes this canoe such a classic.


  • Rounded Shape
  • Vinyl Gunwales
  • Webbed Seats
  • Standard contoured yoke and thwart
  • Options: Wood gunwale


  • Construction: T-Formex
  • Length:  4.9 m (16′)
  • Width:  89 cm (35″)
  • Depth:  35.6 cm (14″)
  • Rocker: 7 cm (2.75″)
  • Colour: Red, Green
  • Weight:  29.5 kg (65 pounds)
  • Seats:  Webbed seats
  • Standard:  Vinyl trim,  contoured ash yoke, thwart
  • Options:  Wood trim; Tandem or Solo Touring Outfit Kit