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H2O - Pathfinder 16


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H2O Canoe Company Pathfinder 16 Canoe Review

The H2O Canoe Company Pathfinder 16 is one of the most stable and predictable canoes within their heritage series that also includes the Canadian 16/6 and Bob Special 15.

Its slightly wider 36" width combines with a very flat-bottomed hull and deep keel to create an exceptionally straight tracking, well-mannered canoe.

Parents with small children or pets appreciate the Pathfinder 16's roominess and enormous stability. Entry level, infrequent and casual paddlers are inspired by its secure, no surprises nature.

Photographers, fisherman, hunters and those that require stability are also attracted by its gentle, steady performance. The Pathfinder's ability to handle large loads and predictability have quickly made it a personal favourite by recreational canoeists.

"The H2O Canoe Company Pathfinder 16 is an affordable, user-friendly, predictable, quality built canoe made right here in Ontario!"


Great White North

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!

  • Innegra Tuff - 56 lbs / 24.9 kg - $3295.00
  • Expedition Kevlar - 52 lbs / 23.6 kg - $3495.00

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!

  • Carbon/Kevlar - 45 lbs / 20.4 kg

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!

  • Innegra/Basalt - 48 lbs / 21.3 kg - $3695.00
  • Kevlar - 45 lbs / 20.4 kg - $3895.00
  • Carbon/Kevlar - 45 lbs / 19.5 kg - $3995.00
  • Carbon/Innegra - 44lbs - $3995.00

Pro-Lite 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!

  • Innegra/Basalt - 41 lbs / 18.1 kg - $4195.00
  • Kevlar - 39 lbs - $4395.00
  • Carbon/Kevlar - 39 lbs - $4495.00
  • Carbon - 38 lbs / 17.2 kg - $4595.00
  • Carbon/Innegra - 38 lbs / 16.3 kg - $4495.00

Note 1: 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 and innovative layups, Click Here!

Integral Composite Gunwale (ICG)

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% stronger, 50% more rigid and 50% lighter than traditional aluminum gunwales!

Wood Gunnel Options

  • Ash: $650.00 / Cherry: $700.00

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

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