Nova Craft Prospector 16


Length 16 feet (5.2 m)
Max Width 36 inches (91.5 cm)
Weight 48-74 pounds (21-34 kg) depending on hull material
Capacity 1,000 pounds (454 kg)



Love the wall height, rocker 2" great, all around…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: about $2,700 with extras


Love the wall height, rocker 2" great, all around great canoe!!!!!


  • Light weight
  • New hull "TuffStuff Expedition"
  • Excellent on lakes and running rivers
  • Good company to work with!!


  • Cost slightly on high side (but livable)

Handles wonderful on running rivers, great on smooth water, the Tuff Stuff material I love because of light weight and durability. Expect to last till I'm gone.

Nova Craft Prospector 16

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The Nova Craft Prospector 16 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen June 15, 2012 at REI.

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