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Nova Craft Canoes - UK Importer

We import Nova Craft Canoes from Canada and supply their leading range of canoes throughout the UK. Below are the models we keep regularly in stock, if you can't find the canoe you're looking for below please contact us as we are able to order in any Nova Craft model from their extensive range of models and materials.

Nova Craft Prospector 15 Canoe

Nova Craft Prospector 15 - SP3

The smallest available size in the ever popular ‘prospector’ shape, moulded in Nova Craft's fantastic SP3 material, offering a strong and durable finish but in a manageable weight. This makes this model the perfect option for use on moving water/touring for the lighter/solo paddler searching for a robust lightweight and highly responsive canoe.

Nova Craft Prospector 16 canoe

Nova Craft Prospector 16 - SP3

A mid- ranged canoe in the highly versatile ‘Prospector’ design, moulded  in Nova Crafts fantastic SP3 material, offering a strong and durable finish with a manageable weight. This makes the perfect option for heavier paddlers/ tandem use.  The large size offers a higher capacity for carrying equipment as well as improving the boats speed.

Nova Craft Prospector 17 SP3 canoe

Nova Craft Prospector 17 - SP3

The 17ft Prospector offers more speed, straight line tracking performance and carrying capacity than the smaller Prospectors. Popular for family canoeing trips, camping and extended touring trips


Nova Craft Bob Special Canoe

Nova Craft Bob Special 15'

Light. Stable. Fast! The Bob special is a canoe that novices will love thanks to the stability offered by the wider hull shape, and the experienced paddler will savour for its effortless speed! These boats come in Nova Crafts impressive new material ‘TuffStuff’ meaning this boat isn’t only strong but incredibly light, this 15ft canoe weighs a mere 20.5kg.  

Nova Craft Trapper 12

Nova Craft Trapper 12

The Trapper 12 is a solo single person canoe constructed from Nova Crafts lightweight TuffStuff material. A stable yet manoeuvrable open canoe with plenty of room for gear.

Nova Craft Pal 16 Canoe

Nova Craft Pal 16

A fantastic choice of canoe for someone looking for a strong and light all rounder. Weighing in at a touch over 22kg for a 16ft long boat this thing is just at home for tandem day trips out, as it is for a solo weekend away. This boat has been re designed from the original design for improved sea worthiness, as well as making it easier to handle in windy conditions.

Nova Craft Prospector 15 Canoe Tuffstuff

Nova Craft Prospector 15 - Tuffstuff

All the handling characteristics of the classic Prospector shape, but in a lightweight option. Strong and stiff, this boat performs very well on a variety of water conditions even when paddled solo.

Nova Craft Prospector 16 Tuffstuff canoe

Nova Craft Prospector 16 - Tuffstuff

Lightweight version of the Prospector 16 made from Nova Craft's lightweight TuffStuff material, with a larger carrying capacity than the 15 foot version. Useful for carrying more kit and equipment on multi-day trips or regularly being tandem paddled.

Nova Craft Prospector 15 Tuffstuff Expedition Canoe

Nova Craft Prospector 15 - Tuffstuff Expedition

The Expedition version of this boat, slightly heavier than standard TuffStuff, but the extra material and reinforcing gives an overall stronger boat providing superior impact resistance. As ever, the 15 foot Prospector shape gives a fantastic all round open boat, popular the world over.

Nova Craft Prospector 16 Tuffstuff Expedition canoe

Nova Craft Prospector 16 - Tuffstuff Expedition

Lighter than the SP3 16, but more material built into the hull than the regular Tuffstuff 16. This gives more strength and rigidity to withstand more knocks. Designed and built for paddlers carrying large amounts of kit on longer trips, including overnight expeditions or easier rapids.

Nova Craft Prospector 17 TuffStuff canoe

Nova Craft Prospector 17 - TuffStuff

The Prospector 17 is popular for extended touring thanks to the additional carrying capacity in Nova Craft's lightweight TuffStuff material.

Nova Craft Fox 14 Tuffstuff Canadain Canoe

Novacraft Fox 14 - Tuff stuff

A high performing, lightweight solo open boat. The hull shape and length providing a nice combination of forward paddling speed and ease of handling, both on and off the water.


About TuffStuff

This is what Nova Craft say on their website:

TuffStuff is a cutting edge composite made of basalt and Innegra fibers. Basalt fibre is made of melted basalt rock and Innegra is a fibre consisting mostly of polypropylene. When they are woven together into a cloth and infused with our high impact vinylester resin system, the result is simply amazing! TuffStuff canoes are a great choice for paddlers looking for a light canoe for extended flatwater tripping with more than enough strength to handle lots of abuse in the back country

TuffStuff Expedition is as the name suggests the perfect option for an expedition canoe Nova Craft's Incredible Tuff Stuff material made even stronger. A great option for wilderness trips and occasional white water use, stiffer for even better on the water performance in all areas. Only a few kg heavier than TuffStuff but still weighing in well under SP3.

This is how light TuffStuff is: