Skip to product information
1 of 4

My Store



Regular price $4,899.00 CAD
Regular price $5,397.00 CAD Sale price $4,899.00 CAD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Minnesota II Ultra Lite Kevlar Canoe (42 lbs)

Introducing the Minnesota II Ultra Lite Kevlar Canoe, weighing in at just 42 pounds, a masterpiece in the world of tandem tripping canoes. Its reputation as the most efficient and straight-tracking canoe is well-earned, making it a common sight in Canada's Quetico Park and a favorite among enthusiasts.

Key Features:

  1. Superior Design for Optimal Performance:

    • Renowned as the pinnacle of tandem tripping canoe design, offering unparalleled efficiency and tracking.
    • Ideal for both serious wilderness expeditions and leisurely flatwater paddling.
  2. Dimensions Crafted for Excellence:

    • Length: 18 feet 6 inches (563.88 cm), providing exceptional glide and speed.
    • Gunwale Width: 33.5 inches (85.09 cm), balancing stability with sleek performance.
    • Maximum Width: 35 inches (88.9 cm), ensuring comfort and space for gear without compromising speed.
    • Waterline Width: 33.5 inches (85.09 cm), enhancing straight tracking and ease of paddling.
    • Depths: Stern at 17 inches (43.18 cm), Center at 13.5 inches (34.29 cm), and Bow at 20.5 inches (52.07 cm), offering a dry and secure ride.
    • Rocker: 0 inches (0 cm), designed for efficient tracking and easy control.
  3. Advanced Ultra Lite Kevlar Construction:

    • Made from high-quality Kevlar, known for its strength and lightweight properties.
    • The canoe's lightweight build makes it easy to transport and handle, while its strength ensures durability and reliability on long trips.
  4. Versatility and Enjoyment:

    • Whether loaded with gear for a wilderness adventure or paddled lightly for an evening excursion, the Minnesota II provides a fantastic experience.
    • Its long waterline and straight-tracking hull make it a favorite for swift, efficient paddles, particularly appreciated by the Wenonah staff for trips on the Mississippi.

The Minnesota II Ultra Lite Kevlar Canoe stands as a testament to innovative craftsmanship, blending speed, stability, and ease of handling. It's the perfect choice for those seeking a canoe that excels in both leisurely paddles and ambitious expeditions, offering an unmatched experience on flatwater and beyond.

SHORT DESCRIPTION: The Minnesota II is in a class of its own--the most efficient, straight-tracking, tandem tripping canoe ever made. If you travel in Canada's Quetico Park, you'll see a lot of these canoes.

The Minnesota II is fast and seaworthy when loaded with gear, yet fun to paddle lightly loaded. This rocket of a canoe is a favorite of Wenonah staff for after work paddles on the Mississippi. Its long waterline rewards skilled paddlers with unmatched glide and speed and it's straight tracking hull is easy to keep pointed toward your destination. If you're looking for a canoe that is an absolute joy to paddle on flatwater but is capable of tackling an ambitious wilderness expedition, the Minnesota II is the right choice.


Length 18' 6"  (563.88cm)
Gunwale Width 33.5"  (85.09cm)
Maximum Width 35"  (88.9cm)
Waterline Width 33.5"  (85.09cm)
Stern Depth 17"  (43.18cm)
Center Depth 13.5"  (34.29cm)
Bow Depth 20.5"  (52.07cm)
Rocker 0"  (0cm)

View full details