Kirton prospector

Key spec
Design: Flat bottom, round bilge. Tumblehome gunwale.
Boat length: 16ft
Date: 1990
Class: Touring Canadian Canoe
Stability: 12 (Very Stable)


Originally constructed from bass wood in Lakefield Ontario Canada. The Prospector 16 is considered to be the experts choice. Originally manufactured with a proud seam-line along the keel, it was later modified to have a smooth seam to avoid the seam gripping the river bed while travelling sideways.


Original Canadian design from the early 1900's.