Hou Canoes Prospector Low Cut
A legend. The Hou Canoes take on an all time classic, The Chestnut Prospector. This canoe was originally designed to paddle well on both open water such as lakes, and also to paddle well on moving/white water rivers. It had to paddle well unloaded but also had to be able to carry a good load on the return journey. Today we still want the same from our canoes, all be it for different reasons. This boat paddles well on lakes and rivers, and will give you a dry, predictable ride whether you are solo or loaded up for a multi day trip. This classic design is all things to all paddlers, the ultimate all rounder.
With the boat being pitched at just over 15 and 1/2 feet in length it is also the ultimate do everything boat. No longer do you need to look at a 15 and 16 thinking, the 15 is what I want for the solo days, but the 16 will be better for tandem and tripping days, now you can have it all in one boat, the Hou Canoes Prospector!
To quote Dave Rossetter, "This boat makes you smile!"
Length 15 foot 7 inches
Width 36 inches
Rocker 2 and 3/4 inches
Carrying Capacity 460 Kgs
Standard set up, 2 seats, 1 yolk, this boat can of course be custom built if you require any specific set up, just contact us for further details.
The Prospector is available in the following specs:
Low Cut Spec. After listening to feedback from our ambassadors and the staff at Glenmore Lodge, we have produced the Prospector with a low cut. In simple terms we have lowered the sides of the boat by about an inch. Why? By doing this we have lowered the centre of gravity making the boat more stable.
Standard Spec. All the h?u standard features, our most popular in range. (Available Here)
Wood Trim. There is something special about a wood finish on a classic design such as the Prospector, it reflects the heritage of the design as well as looking amazing. If you are investing in one boat, this finish will be a must. (Available Here)
Lodge Spec. We do all the hard work for you on this one as this boat comes fully loaded and ready to go. This is the standard spec boat but fitted out with Peak end airbags, sailing seat and mast foot, kneeling thwart and end grabs so all you have to do is grab your paddle and you are straight on the water. (Available Here)