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H2O Canoe Company Peterborough 16 Canoe

Frontenac Outfitters

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The sleekest member of H2O's Heritage Series of symmetrical canoes that also includes the Canadian 16/6, Pathfinder 16, and Bob Special 15H2O Peterborough 16 Canoe has razor sharp entry & exit lines. This, combined with the very narrow 31" beam, make for a very efficient day boat or short overnighter.

Tumblehome sides, a shallower depth, and slight rocker make the H2O Peterborough 16 canoe ideally suited to both tandem & solo paddling. Solo paddlers are delighted at the ability to heel this canoe over, while tandem paddlers are joyed at its exceptional speed and glide!

"The H2O Peterborough 16 canoe is one of a very few canoes made today with tumblehome sides, which makes it a dream for solo paddling and for more precise maneuvers. It's narrow beam makes it a great choice for small & medium sized tandem canoeists"   

H2O Layup Options

Great White North Layups

H2O’s Great White North layups are built for the everyday paddler being both rugged and dependable for tripping or recreational paddling. To learn more about their build processes and standard features, Click Here!

Helium Layups

H2O’s Helium layups are aesthetically striking and lightweight making them perfect for tripping, back-country camping, and portaging. To learn more about their build processes and standard features, Click Here!

Brute Force Epoxy Layups

H2O’s Brute Force Epoxy lamination is built for the unforgiving paddler who demands a robust and resilient canoe. To learn more about their build processes and standard features, Click Here!

Epoxy Pro Series Layups  H2O’s Epoxy Pro Series are the industry’s leading layups for ultralight tripping and easily considered the lightest, toughest canoes on the planet. To learn more about their build processes and standard features, Click Here!

Note: H2O Canoe Company continues to advance their layup options to offer paddlers greater choice of reduced weights, improved strength, better abrasion resistance, and higher impact durability! For a full snapshot at all these exciting & innovative layups, Click Here!

Integral Composite Gunwale

Black anodized aluminum outer gunwale combined with a Carbon/Kevlar composite inner gunwale that is integrated into the mold during construction. The result is an exceptional system, which is 50% stronger50% more rigid and 50% or 3- lbs lighter than traditional aluminum gunwales!

Wood Gunnel Options

Ash – add $450.00 / Cherry – add $500.00

Hand rubbed oil white ash or black cherry gunnels fastened with stainless steel screws replaces black anodized aluminum gunnels, canoes interior remains the same.

Colour Options

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H2O Great White North: (Solid Colours) H2O Helium Options: (Clear Coat Upper with Gel-Coated Hull)

Clear-coat over natural fabric (Black Carbon, Golden Kevlar) on the upper wall with gel-coated hull (choice of colour option above).

H2O Epoxy Pro & Brute Force Options: (Clear Coat Over Natural Fabrics)

Full clear-coat over natural fabric (Carbon or Innegra/Basalt) with no gel-coat.

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  • Pro-Lite (Innegra / Basalt) ~ 38 lbs / 17.2 kg

  • Great White North (Innegra Tuff) ~ 52 lbs / 23.6 kg

  • Helium (Premium Kevlar) ~ 45 lbs / 20.4 kg

  • Brute Force (Innegra Basalt) ~ 45 lbs / 20.4 kg

  • Brute Force (Kevlar) ~ 43 lbs / 19.5 kg

  • Helium (Carbon / Kevlar) ~ 42 lbs / 19 kg

  • Brute Force (Kevlar / Carbon) ~ 42 lbs / 19 kg

  • Pro-Lite (Carbon) ~ 36 lbs / 16.3 kg

  • Pro-Lite (Carbon / Innegra) ~ 35 lbs / 15.9 kg


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Frontenac Outfitters was created way back in 1984. Our vision rewards visitors with a vastly superior level of customer service, paddling expertise and an exhilarating 'on-water' experience.

Today, we have grown to become One of Canada's Largest, most respected, full-service Paddlesports shops. Our sincere objective is to introduce you to a fun, educational and environmentally responsible way to explore our waterways!

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