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Canadian Canoes - Triple Layer Construction

Foam Core Construction for Additional Strength & Buoyancy

About Triple Layer Canoe Construction
Three Layer Polyethylene has been used to successfully manufacture canoe models for decades. This material is used to produce canoes using a rotational molding process which was first developed by Old Town in 1983. This scientifically-designed structural sandwich includes a layer of closed cell foam surrounded by layers of high-density linear polyethylene. This combination, and the unique process by which it is accomplished, are the principle reasons for the material's strength. The material also ensures buoyancy. Under most conditions when the canoe is filled with water, the canoe will remain afloat.


  • Superior strength and durability
  • Stiffer and stronger than single-layer canoes
  • Foam core provides built-in flotation
Triple layer polyethylene provides a strong durable canoe with built in buoyancy
Triple Layer Canadian Canoe


Enigma Canoes Prospector 16

Enigma Canoes Prospector 16

The iconic Prospector shape is praised by many as the best ‘do-it-all’ hull shape ever designed. Perfect for general purpose use, whether on flat or moving water.

Nova Craft Prospector 15 Canoe

Nova Craft Prospector 15 - SP3

The Prospector hull shape is so successful due to its versatility on a variety of different water types. With forgiving lines and slight rocker, the Prospector is at home cruising down slow moving rivers as it is tackling small rapids or day trips on local canals or lakes.

Nova Craft Prospector 15 Canoe

Nova Craft Prospector 16 - SP3

The 16 footer is the mid-sized model in the Prospector Range that keeps true to the hugely popular prospector shape, providing a popular all-rounder. This mid-sized version is perfect for heavier/larger paddlers, tandem paddling or paddlers looking for faster canoe, with a higher carrying capacity.

Nova Craft Prospector 17 SP3 canoe

Nova Craft Prospector 17 - SP3

A larger tripping canoe designed to carry a significant amount of kit to facilitate extended touring trips. Equally capable and easy to use as a larger general purpose family canoe that can easily accommodate an additional temporary seat.

Hou Canoes 15

Hou Canoes 15

The Hou 15 will carry everything you need for a weekend away. The Hou 15 has a flatter, very slightly rounded, hull shape provides fantastic initial stability.

Hou Canoes 16

Hou Canoes 16

The Hou 16 is much like an estate car, it has the storage capacity to fit all your kit for a family day out or a weekend adventures. The Hou 16 is basically a larger version of the Hou 15 and glides through the water slightly more efficiently, a little faster and tracks a little easier. 

Enigma Canoes RTI 13

Enigma Canoes RTI 13

The smallest canoe in the Enigma range, designed for solo paddlers with minimal equipment or their faithful friend. Lightweight and designed to track well over distance.

Hou Canoes 14

Hou Canoes 14

The Hou 14 is the bigger brother to the Hou 13. It is a little longer and therefore has a higher load capacity (up to 2 persons) and tracks a touch faster. The Hou 14 is more of an all-round canoe.


We stock and supply the largest range of canoes in the UK & Ireland from the leading manufacturers. The canoes listed above are our most popular models - more canoes are available, checkout our brand pages to view the full ranges from each brand.


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