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Rheaume 16' Prospector Cedar Canoe: A Classic Blend of Tradition and Performance

Embark on your water adventures with the Rheaume 16' Prospector Cedar Canoe, a craft that combines traditional aesthetics with modern functionality. This model, popular among various brands over the years, stands out for its ease of maneuverability and responsive design, making it a favorite among both novice and expert paddlers.

Exceptional Maneuverability and Capacity:

  • The canoe's high rocker facilitates easy maneuvering, even when loaded to full capacity. This feature ensures a smooth and responsive paddling experience, allowing the canoe to deftly navigate through waters and avoid obstacles.
  • With a capacity of 700 lbs, the Prospector provides ample space for gear, making it suitable for various types of trips, from leisure paddling to more demanding expeditions.

Crafted with Premium Materials:

  • Constructed from red cedar, known for its durability and beauty, this canoe is a work of art. The interior skeleton is made of white cedar, while the gunwales are crafted from ash, and the trim parts are mahogany, adding to its elegance and strength.
  • The seats are traditionally woven with rawhide, offering both comfort and a classic touch. The hull is covered with fiberglass fabric and an epoxy coating, ensuring durability and protection against the elements. A marine varnish with UV protection is applied to preserve the canoe's appearance and integrity.

Specifications for a Tailored Paddling Experience:

  • Length: 16 feet – ideal for balanced handling and stability.
  • Weight: Approximately 70 lbs (actual weight may vary) – making it relatively lightweight for a wooden canoe.
  • Beam (Width): 34½ inches – providing stability without compromising speed.
  • Capacity: 700 lbs – ample for paddlers and equipment.
  • Depth: 13½ inches – enough for comfortable seating and gear storage.

The Rheaume 16' Prospector Cedar Canoe is not just a mode of transportation; it's an embodiment of paddling heritage. Whether you're paddling in tandem or solo, this canoe offers an unparalleled experience, blending the charm of traditional canoeing with the demands of modern paddling adventures.


Short Description: 16’ PROSPECTEUR CEDAR CANOE

Like the Rheaume Prospector 16’6 in composite, this model, widely marketed in several other brands over the years, is a very popular one. Its maneuverability is very easy thanks to its high tread, even if it is loaded to full capacity. The construction of its hull makes it responsive and ready to avoid obstacles. A beginner or expert paddler will appreciate it especially if they paddle both in tandem and solo. This canoe is constructed from red cedar. The interior skeleton is white cedar, the gunwales are ash and the parts are made of mahogany. The seats are woven with rawhide in the traditional way. The hull is covered with a fiberglass fabric and an epoxy coating, all coated with marine varnish with protection against ultraviolet rays.


Length: 16′
Weight: 70 lbs* (actual weight may varey)
Beam: 34½”
Capacity: 700 lbs
Depth: 13½”

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