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Cruiser 16.8 Pack
Swift Canoe & Kayak

$3,695 - $4,245

Description and Details

Description     Specs

A masterful extension of Swift’s signature designs, the Cruiser 16.8 is an adventurer’s dream. At 16’8” with ample waterline, significant tumblehome, and hybridized features of both marathon racing and expedition canoes, the Cruiser does exactly what its name implies. Whether you’re an expedition tripper or a casual racer, you can expect impressive tracking, bountiful speed, and remarkable seaworthiness. For middle to larger sized paddlers who seek efficiency and versatility to suit an adventurous lifestyle, the Cruiser 16’8” represents a new era of highly stylized design for the wilderness adventurer.

Materials

Carbon Fusion
Weight: 32lbs

  Stunning, remarkably light boats for those who want the lightest canoe available.

Swift Carbon Fusion canoes are built with an outside layer of clear marine gel coat with Carbon, Kevlar, and Innegra cloth layers sandwiching a durable foam core and rib system. The laminate is fused together with a high impact, flexible Epoxy Vinylester resin system containing an Ultraviolet Ray (UV) inhibitor. These ultra-lightweight boats consist of an outer layer of Carbon fiber coupled with layers of Kevlar and high modulus polypropylene Innegra cloth to generate a hull optimized for lightness.

The Carbon Fusion laminate is available in a variety of stunning carbon finishes.


Kevlar Fusion
Weight: 34lbs

  Our most popular canoe laminate with our highest strength to weight ratio. Swift Kevlar Fusion canoes are built with an outside layer of a clear marine grade gel coat with Polyester, S-glass and Kevlar cloth layers sandwiching a durable foam core and rib system. The laminate is fused together with a high impact, flexible Epoxy Vinylester resin system. The Kevlar Fusion laminate is available with our vibrant color cloth finish or solid color gel coat finish.


Expedition Kevlar
Weight: 38lbs

  A strong, lightweight laminate for wilderness trippers who demand tremendous strength and durability. Swift Expedition Kevlar canoes are built with an exterior coating of clear marine gel coat with layers of Kevlar fabric, Basalt cloth derived from volcanic rock, and high modulus polypropylene Innegra fiber. These layers and pieces sandwich a durable foam core and rib system, creating a long lasting laminate capable of greater elongation and elasticity without failure than any other composite laminate. Fused together with a high impact, flexible Epoxy Vinylester resin system that contains an Ultraviolet Ray (UV) inhibitor. The Expedition Kevlar laminate is available in clear coat or with interior and exterior gel coat.