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Rheaume 16' Explorer Kevlar Canoe: A Lightweight and Versatile Vessel for Diverse Adventures

Introducing the Rheaume 16' Explorer Kevlar Canoe, a superbly versatile and stable canoe ideal for a variety of activities, including hunting, fishing, camping, expeditions, and family trips. This model is a testament to Rheaume's commitment to quality and versatility, making it a favored choice for paddlers of all skill levels.

Stable and Capable for Safe Adventures:

  • With a beam of 38 inches, the Explorer stands as the most stable boat in the Rheaume range, offering a secure and steady experience for beginners and experts alike. Its large capacity of 1000 lbs allows for safe and well-equipped expeditions, ensuring that you can carry all the necessary gear for your adventures.

Lightweight Design for Easy Handling:

  • The canoe weighs only 42 lbs, thanks to its Kevlar construction, making it significantly lighter than its cedar counterpart. This lightweight design enhances portability and ease of handling, particularly beneficial during portages.

Inspired by the Beloved Huron Model:

  • The 16′ Explorer is developed from Rheaume's popular Huron model in red cedar, known for its exceptional performance over decades. This model retains the cherished features of the Huron while offering improved weight efficiency and durability.

Customization Options for Personalized Paddling:

  • Enhance your canoeing experience with various options including wood gunwales for a classic look and added rigidity, skid plates for protection against abrasions, cherry curved seats for ergonomic seating, and a cherry deep dish yoke for comfortable portaging.

Specifications for Confident Exploration:

  • Length: 16 feet – ideal for both maneuverability and stability on the water.
  • Beam (Width): 38 inches – ensuring maximum stability and roominess.
  • Depth: 14½ inches – providing ample space for passengers and equipment.
  • Capacity: 1000 lbs – generous for accommodating multiple paddlers and gear.
  • Hull Options: Available in Carbon Fiber, Fiberglass, Fibrex, and Kevlar, allowing you to choose the perfect material for your paddling needs.

The Rheaume 16' Explorer Kevlar Canoe is more than just a canoe; it's a versatile and reliable companion for all your water-bound adventures. Whether exploring new landscapes or enjoying familiar waterways, this canoe ensures a comfortable, stable, and enjoyable journey for every paddler.

Rheaume 16' Explorer Kevlar


The 16′ Explorer is a very versatile canoe and it’s suitable for all kinds of activities, like hunting, fishing, camping, expedition or family trips. This canoe can be paddled as much by a beginner as an expert. Its 38 “width makes it the most stable boat in our range and its large capacity allows for safe expeditions. The 16′ Explorer was developed from our Huron model in red cedar, which has been much appreciated since decades. It offers exceptional weight versus the cedar counterpart. It is our most versatile model that can be appreciated by any type of paddler.

Options: wood gunwales, skid plates, cherry curved seats, cherry deep dish yoke.

Weight: 42 lbs

Length: 16′ Capacity: 1000 lbs
Beam: 38″ Hull Options: Carbon Fiber, Fiber glass, Fibrex, Kevlar
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