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Nova Craft Prospector 17 SP3

Nova Craft Prospector 17 SP3

The Prospector 17 can take on the heaviest load or the whole family or both! The Prospector 17 will take the knocks & look after its occupants on longer expeditions or lazy river afternoons.

£934.15 (RRP £1,099.00 - Saving £164.85)

Prospector 17 Canoe - Large but still easy to transport
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Nova Craft Prospector 17 SP3

 

The Nova Craft Prospector 17 retains the renowned performance characteristics of the Prospector design but in a high capacity offering.  The Prospector 17 is capable of carrying large loads of longer trips, overnight camps and expeditions. It is also a popular choice for those looking for a canoe to carry 4 people or for families with multiple children and needing extra room.  As standard the Prospector 17 comes with 2 wooden webbed seats but can easily accommodate up to 2 additional seats – 4 in total.  Despite is size and thanks to its roots in the old Chestnut Canoes design it is still fun to paddle with its manoeuvrable slightly rockered hull providing reassurance and stability.

 

The Prospectors symmetrical hull design with a soft tumblehome provides a great all round performance. Offering a perfect blend of stability whilst still retaining its ability to edge for manoeuvrability and tracking. This make the Prospector a truly general purpose canoe that is equally at home of flat placid canals & lakes as it is on fast moving rivers & estuaries.

 

Constructed from Nova Crafts SP3 triple layer polyethylene the Prospector is extremely durable & robust with greater inherent buoyancy that other materials. Ideal for heavy users or just for those who like the peace of mind that they have a quality & well made canoe.

 

Note:

The Nova Craft Prospector 17 SP3 is also available with moulded plastic seats. Please call us on 01273 513200 for pricing and availability.

 

Colour Options

Nova Craft Prospector 17 SP3 Red Nova Craft Prospector 17 SP3 Green
Red Green

Features

  • Contructed from SP3 triple layer polyethylene
  • Super Tough & Robust
  • 2 x Wooden Webbed Seats
  • Wooden Centre Yoke
  • Bow & Stern Carry Handle
  • Symmetrical Hull
  • Shallow Arch Bottom
  • Moderate Rocker
  • Large Carrying Capacity
  • Can be fitted with up to 2 additional seats (4)

Dimensions

  • Length: 17' / 518cm
  • Width: 36" / 91.5cm
  • Weight: 99lb / 45kg
  • Capacity: 1200 lbs / 544kg

Accessories that you may need

Carlisle Scout Wooden Canoe Paddle

Carlisle Beavertail Wooden Canoe Paddle - 60"

The large surface area of the beavertail tends to be favoured by those looking for a paddle with a lot of power. Constructed from laminated maple wood with urethane tip. Click Here for different length options.

Price £ 49.49

Grey Owl Voyageur Canoe Paddle

Grey Owl Voyageur Wooden Canoe Paddle - 60"

A versatile all round paddle. The Blade constructed from 7ply laminated cherry, basswood & walnut with urethane tip. Shaft 3ply lash & basswood. Click Here for different length options.

Price £ 67.46

Open Canoe Folding Trolley

Open Canoe Trolley

Stable trolley for transporting open canoes. Constructed from lightweight alloy and designed to fold down to reduce size when carrying in canoe. Canoe is secured to trolley using a roof rack strap - not included.

Price £ 60.26

Open Canoe Buoyancy Wedge Blocks

RUK Bouyancy Blocks - Pair

Tough heavy duty foam blocks cut into wedges to fit into bow and stern of open canoes. Hard buoyant foam core covered in hard wearing black vinyl material. Provide additional buoyancy for open or fast moving water.

Price £ 85.46

Open Canoe Buoyancy Lashing Kit

Buoyancy Lashing Kit

For securing Buoyancy Wedges into an open canoe. The kit consists of eyelets, rivets & shock cord. The eyelets are riveted to the underside of the gunwale. The cord is laced through to hold the buoyancy in place.

Price £ 17.99

Clamp Top Waterproof Barrels

Dry Storage Barrel - 60ltr

Waterproof clamp top barrels with side carry handles. Strong and tough - constructed from HDPE plastic. Ideal for carrying equipment in open canadian canoes. Click Here for more sizes.

Price £ 28.76

Delivery

We can offer a delivery service for TuffStuff Canoes throughout the UK using our own fleet of delivery vans. Please contact us with your delivery address so that we can discuss delivery options and provide a delivery cost quotation.

Alternatively we offer nationwide collection from any of our stores listed below.

Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Nova Craft Prospector 17 SP3 online from our website and collect from our store in Newhaven, East Sussex or from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with this.

Our other stores are:

  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven, BN9 0DH
  • Bournemouth Canoes - Poole, BH16 5BW
  • Cornwall Canoes - St Columb Road, TR9 6PZ
  • Kayaks & Paddles - Plymouth, PL21 9RL
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington, WA1 4RX
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich, NR5 0JU
  • Southampton Canoes - Totton, SO40 3SA

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

If you need any further help or advice about the Nova Craft Prospector 17 SP3 please get in touch by email, phone or visit our shop

 

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