Fiberglass (Classic) or Kevlar/Carbon Fiber (Expedition), and wood construction.
Beam 35" - Depth 12.5" - Bow Height 22.5" - Rocker 1"
Length 17' - Approx. Weight 57 lbs.
Capacity 850 lbs
This product is made-to-order, and takes 6-8 weeks to complete. Shipping/pickup must be arranged separately.
The largest canoe in our lineup, the Traveler is designed to take you as far as you need to go, whether it’s a picnic on a sandbar with the family or a multi-week expedition. Nimbler than you’d expect in a 17’ canoe, its shallow bottom arc lets you easily glide across the water whether empty or heavily loaded. In many ways, the Traveler is a mellower version of the Prospector; it’s a bit more stable, a bit less pointy, and overall offers a lot of capacity for a comfortable trip. In addition, it can be fitted with an optional 3rd seat.
In spite of its ample capacity, the Traveler canoe weighs less than 60 pounds. Whether you’re transferring the canoe into the water on unstable footing, or trekking across an uneven portage, the canoes weight remains manageable even alone. Each boat is laid-up with your choice of modern composites and classic woodwork; fiberglass, or kevlar and carbon fiber, are combined to offer an excellent balance of durability, rigidity, and weight, and are wrapped in a stunning gel coat to create the most stunning canoe on the water. Cherry ribs and hardwood ash appointments from the gunnels to the yoke recall the classic look and craftsmanship of canoes in the last century, without sacrificing modern performance.
Ordering a handmade canoe is a serious investment in your time on the water, and as such can be daunting to undertake. Click Here for an overview of all our canoe models to make sure you’re choosing the canoe that’s perfect for you.
Similarly, shipping shouldn’t be a cause for anxiety. While you’re welcome to collect your canoe in-person at our shop, we also have a few shipping options to make sure your boat arrives safe and sound. Click Here for more information.
Lastly, once you’ve received your dream canoe, proper care and maintenance will ensure that your boat is beautiful and functional for many decades to come. Click Here to learn more about the options and best practices available for storing, transporting, and maintaining your canoe.
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