A 2015 Carbon Innegra Prospector 16 at the workshop. They may be in production already. John Winters Design "Kipawa" Hi, Muffin, Having built 7 strippers and an owner of a kevlar Swift Kipawa, I'm going to wade right in on your invitation to comment. I rented a Swift Kipawa in Algonquin for a trip before I built my cedar Kipawa. That is why both of the cedar-strip canoes I built were based upon Jonathan Winter designs that Swift canoe rendered in glass or kevlar. I tried the Adirondack, the Spirit II, and the Solo Plus. Prospectors, Kipawa and Keewaydin. Swift Kipawa Kevlar canoe with deep dish yolk, aluminum gunwales, sliding bow seat and skid plates. It has seen heavy use but is still usable with lots of life left. Six canoes, 1904 Old Town Charles River, 1935 Old Town Otca, 1938 Old Town HW and a kevlar Swift Kipawa on the trailer. Stern seat placement will depend on the bow seat placement and relative weight of the bow and stern paddlers. Posted by 1 year ago. Swift Canoe & Kayak - 2394 Highway 11 North, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1R1 - Rated 4.7 based on 97 Reviews "Got back from a 4 day trip in Algonquin. Hi K2, We have a Swift Kipawa kevlar canoe. The Weather: The weather was unbelievable. Archived. These are 4 year old boats and have been used lightly as my work fleet in that time. Compare it to my (usually the lightest) canoe of 50 lbs and all those weight has to rest on a human's shoulder. The boats that I am looking at (right now) are the Alchemist Myth, the Bluewater Saugeen and the Swift Kipawa. I looked at the serial # plate on my Swift (a Kipawa lite-kevlar) and could not figure out which number might denote the lay up. It is shorter at, 16'6" than the Keewaydin 17', so I am unable to give a direct comparison. Do you know if anyone makes a tandem tripping canoe that weighs 32 lbs. Swift Keewaydin 16 and a Swift Kipawa all for sale. Location: United States, Tennessee, Kingsport. With two adulta and a child, the larger Winisk would be the better choice since there will be more room for a child and the weight of all three, plus canoe, plus any gear could exceed the 510 pounds that are the load limits in the F-17 and the Kipawa. With nothing for comparison, paddlers grew to accept these shapes as the only acceptable shapes. If you need a beautiful, light and performing canoe or kayak jump on board and save. Few canoes can bring out the best in your paddling skills as well as the Kipawa. I finally launched my first cedar strip build. Primary use will be day trips and short (up to 1 week) trips on mostly flat water and occasionally moving water no more than class one. the seat modification and additional thwarts below only added 1.75 lbs to the weight of the canoe so that worked for me. or less and can hold at least 450 lbs.? Here are some boats I have considered: Wenonah Aurora, Wenonah Boundary Waters, Swift Algonquin 16, Bell Northstar. Approximately 55-60lbs (weight varies from original specs due to patches and paint). 68. If you need a beautiful, light and performing canoe or kayak jump on board and save. 2020 is nearly in the rearview mirror. Swift kayaks Saranac, Bering Sea, Kiwassa, Swift canoes, 36-38 lbs, Kevlar. It continues to be one of the most popular Swift canoes and is the perfect size for week-long tandem tripping. I bought it when my kids were small and couldn’t help me get a heavy boat onto the top of the car. Order now for delivery in April 2021 and save on the 2020 prices. $40.50 : $45.00 : View Beautiful boats, extremely light yet durable. Kipawa canoes are Swift's original design, and still the most popular model at the Alogonquin Outfitters rental shop. The Mattawa was better to paddle than all of these hulls. See more ideas about Kevlar canoe, Canoe, Kevlar. I had narrowed mine down to a 16-17' Kevlar and was most impressed with the Swift Kipawa and Langford Nahanni. Day 20 of a 22 day trip in Zec Kipawa! To portage or carry a backpack is actually not too bad. Welcome, Guest. Day 20 of a 22 day trip in Zec Kipawa! This is a rather nice, lightweight Kevlar canoe. The light weight of this canoe made it possible to carry the food pack while carrying the canoe. I wanted to use an outboad motor and didn't need another canoe (we have a swift kipawa) so after much internet searching i settled on the skiff. Our main tripping canoe these days is This canoe has been repainted throughout and patched near the bow. Swift kayaks Saranac, Bering Sea, Kiwassa, Swift canoes, 36-38 lbs, Kevlar. Unwilling to pay the hefty price tag of a new canoe we looked at many used rentals that the outfitters were selling off and found that they were all heavily abused and overpriced. While the Kipawa offers unprecedented performance for experienced paddlers, it also provides a secure, big boat feeling for novices. We used a Swift Kipawa canoe which we rented from Algonquin Outfitters. Besides a pack is designed for human carrier :-), a normal pack hardly weighs more than 40 lbs or 20 kilos. JCC Beautiful boats, extremely light yet durable. I purchased plans from noahs last september. Last edited by yellowcanoe (8/11/2020 4:55 pm) Re: A New Canoe! Swift Keewaydin Pack Boats. Bob acquired a solo canoe, a Swift Osprey, in 2000 and has perhaps logged as many miles (though not tripping miles) in the Osprey as in the Grumman. It has SWI-C-6365-0405.

No Shipping before 31.8.2020!, Bootsanlieferung bis 100km Umkreis - Versand erst ab dem 31.8.2020! Show the most recent posts. I usually figure the center of gravity of a seated paddler will be approximately 1 - 1 1/2" forward of the forward edge of the seat frame. People who know, paddle Swift. Swift Canoe & Kayak, Gravenhurst. Thanks for the replies. See more ideas about canoe, canoe building, kayaking. they may still be in production and are very well built, tough as it gets. Post subject: Speed of Swift Keewaydin 16 vs. Keewaydin 17. (I’m on the right) Close. I paddled owned a Swift Shearwater for 10 years before I built it of cedar. save. Jul 24, 2019 - Explore Mozz Morrow's board "Kayaks & Canoes" on Pinterest. total amount you paid for your rentals; up to a maximum value of $250 Canadian. Swift Kipawa Kevlar Canoe 16' 6" Ash Trim - fresh coat of gunwale oil Cane Seats - front seat adjusts to trim canoe Carrying Yoke - padded Looks Great - Excellent Condition A few scratches on the bottom as you would expect from use - nothing through gelcoat Light weight, super tough, Kevlar construction - 64 lbs Includes 2 high quality paddles While the Kipawa offers I would think that the SWI is for Swift, C for colored (it is white), 6365 I do not have a clue, 0405 should be the month and year it was built. report.

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Offline. I would like to keep weight under 45#s so kevlar is definitely in the mix. Where Kipawa Fishing Friends Meet. A rice lake skiff. My 16′ Kipawa is two tone blue & white with wood gunwales, sliding bow seat, wood yoke etc. "

Swift Kipawa 16' 6" The Kipawa is the forerunner of a new breed of fast seaworthy and maneuverable tripping canoes designed to meet the modern tripper's requirements. I have restored a Swift Kipawa, an Old Town Pack (thanks again PBlanc!) (I’m on the right) 9 comments. Unfortunately it took a long time and alot of searching. They are now adults and getting any canoe on the car is not a problem. Swift is in the process of changing their layups, from hand laid forms, to vacuum infused. The Grumman was officially replaced as our tandem tripping canoe with the purchase of a Swift Kipawa in 2006. I like how you've used contrasting strips in the bilge and waterline areas, as … 9.3K likes. Weight: 49 lbs. Biggest Surprises. 2020 is nearly in the rearview mirror. This thread is archived. A fiberglass Curtis Nomad and a Ladybug on the Subaru. $35.50 : $40.00 : View: Superlight Kevlar 16' (Swift Kipawa) Our most popular asymmetrical touring canoe. Killarney, A Must to See. Please scroll down this page to see the current inventory. Prospectors, Kipawa and Keewaydin. It weighs around 50 lbs. share. 99% Upvoted. Ewan, either the WInisk or Keewaydin 17 would be worth looking at (the others are pretty good too, just a little shorter, Kipawa is 16'6). The most popular used models are Algonquin 16′ & 17′ and the Swift Kipawa 16'6″. PS: 7/22/08, I added a more recent photo of the trailer. Expedition Kevlar 17' (Swift Algonquin) Great stability and handling with more cargo room for longer trips and bigger loads. Colour red.

Lightweight weekend or week-long adventuring canoe The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. Swift Canoes and the Competition by John Winters The unusual appearance of the first Swift canoes met significant resistance from buyers accustomed to traditional Canadian boats and de-tuned racing boats offered in the US. Oct 12, 2020 - Explore Bob Rainbird's board "Kevlar canoe" on Pinterest. ... strong and extremely lightweight. The maximum length of a trip I'll go on (with no drops) is around 2 weeks, which necessitates that the boat be light but maintain a good capacity for gear. That's not an option if there is a thwart immediately behind the bow seat. Most Kevlar models sell for about $1,000 to $2,000 (about half to a third of their original retail price) and fiberglass models generally sell for $500 to $900. Order now for delivery in April 2021 and save on the 2020 prices. 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