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H2O's Canadian 16-6 Canoe is a close replica of an “early settler canoe” originally discovered in Southwestern Ontario in the early 1900’s. H2O’s design embodies the finest characteristics from this exceptional craft along with H2O’s own modern refinements. The resulting combination may just be the ultimate “Canadian” canoe. The essence and versatility of traditional canoes is captured with a symmetrical style hull and re-curved ends, made famous by First Nations Peoples. To reduce wind resistance and maximize efficiency a slightly longer length and narrower beam are carefully combined with sharp entry and exit lines and a lower sheer. The Canadian’s shallow arch hull design and shoe keel provide a rare blend of performance and styling sought by many canoe builders, but seldom achieved. H2O's Canadian 16- 6 is a stable, well-mannered and predictable craft, which successfully blends efficiency and a user-friendly nature, while retaining a distinctly traditional “Canadian canoe appearance”.

Length 16’6″

Max Width 35″

Waterline Width 33″

Height – Bow / Centre / Stern 19″ / 14″ / 19″

Optimum Load 375-625lbs

Max Load 950lbs

GWN Innegra Tuff Weight 54 lbs

GWN Kevlar Weight 49 lbs

EPS Brute Force Innegra Basalt Weight 46 lbs

EPS Brute Force Kevlar Weight 42 lbs

EPS Brute Force Carbon Kevlar Weight 42 lbs 

EPS Brute Force Co-Mingle Innegra Basalt Weight 42 lbs 

EPS Brute Force Carbon Innegra Weight 41 lbs 

EPS Pro Lite Innegra Basalt Weight 38 lbs

EPS Pro Lite Kevlar Weight 35 lbs 

EPS Pro Lite Carbon Kevlar Weight 35 lbs

EPS Pro Lite Co-Mingle Innegra Basalt Weight 35 lbs

EPS Pro Lite Carbon Innegra Weight 34 lbs

EPS Pro Lite Carbon Weight 34 lbs 

Length 16’4″

 Max Width 35.5″

 Waterline Width 32.5″

 Height – Bow / Centre / Stern 21″ / 14″ / 21″

 Optimum Load 350-600lbs

 Max Load 950lbs



The Brute Force series is the perfect balance of being strong while staying lightweight. The Epoxy Pro Series, Brute Force is H2O's toughest canoe. The Brute Force series hits all targets for most paddlers: tough, light, visually attractive, and available with virtually every canoe we produce.

Some features of the Brute Force series include industry standard aluminum gunwales with ABS end caps. These basic components are thought through to ensure they meet the goals of ultimate strength at the lightest weight possible. Most of the features of the Brute Force series are unique and strategically developed to create the best results in the lightweight canoe category. The Brute Force series is comprised of performance reinforcements handcrafted with techniques that aren’t quick or easy. The result is an attractive, long lasting hull with no undesirable features—a true performance canoe in the lightweight category.


The Pro Lite series is H2O'S lightest series to breeze through those long portages.

Epoxy Pro Series Pro Lite is H2O'S most advanced construction system yet, embodying what it means to create an ultralight canoe that remains durable against wear, tear, and mishaps. Its aesthetics stop observers in their tracks, while the design is professionally constructed for both performance and efficiency. The Pro Lite series combines advanced composite construction techniques with the modern requirements of paddlers, pursuing lighter and stronger equipment than ever available. 

The Pro Lite series is H2O'S most innovative series yet with many complex features that go beyond an ordinary canoe build. Their carbon wrapped Integral Composite Gunwale (ICG) complements the rib reinforcements and closed cell foam used in the hull. An Epoxy Resin system is used in this complex build matrix to achieve maximum strength, while a unique method of skin coating is used to create a UV resistant, repairable, ultra thin, and ultra light coating for the boat. An ultra light aluminum trim over the carbon wrapped gunwale offers unmatched longevity while reducing the total canoe weight by approximately 5 to 7 lbs. This weight reduction allows them to put additional weight in other places for strategic reinforcements, so there’s no compromise in durability.

The rib system keeps the canoe rigid enough to perform, while creating just enough flex between ribs to absorb impact. It is subtle, but even the area surrounding the seat mount includes a cross rib for strength to support a seat bracket, which is both adhered and riveted to the hull. When the seat is fastened to this mount there is no movement or sway and the strength in the hull is increased similarly to a truss construction technique.

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