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Cruiser 12.8
Swift Canoe & Kayak

$3,395 - $3,945

Description and Details

Description     Specs

The Cruiser 12’8” brings Swift further into the new era of Pack boat design. This David Yost masterwork combines classic recreational kayak features with racing inspired sleekness, culminating in a sleek addition to our Pack boat lineup that is specifically designed for modern high efficiency paddlers. With gunnel curvature around the cockpit allowing unrestricted paddling motion for optimized efficiency, and substantial interior volume for and aft to facilitate gear for trips, the Cruiser 12’8” is a unique blend of high efficiency paddling and recreational tripping capability. Remarkably quick for its size the Cruiser 12’8” will pack your wilderness adventures full of efficiency and fun.

Materials

Carbon Fusion
Weight: 22lbs

  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: 24lbs

  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: 28lbs

  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.