The Hou Canoe 14 is the bigger brother to the hou-13, a touch longer and with a higher load carrying capability. Again a derivative from the great Peterborough Canoe Company this boat was designed as the next boat up in a mans ‘quiver’! It will carry a touch more load, track a little quicker and in reality be a touch more of a ‘multi tasking’ boat. As it’s a little longer and a little deeper you will see a bit of a drier ride in the bouncy stuff and a touch more forward speed. Again this shape was designed as an all rounder as is the hou-13 so it will paddle well on the open water and flat river days too.
Style, again it has it in heaps!! This boat is more of a ‘stretched baby Prospector’ if that makes sense!? Fine entry, shallow v hull provides good initial and secondary stability whilst a touch more length makes a noticeable difference, especially when paddling solo. If you want a great all round solo boat that wont give you too much trouble on a windy day, and allow you reasonable load capacity when you need it, be that for the dog, over night gear or a friend then this is the boat for you! Simply put, a fantastic 1/2 person boat.
Length: 14 ft 11 inches
Width: 36 inches
Depth: 12 inches
Carrying Capacity: 390 Kgs
Standard Set up: 2 seats, I yolk, choice of wood web or plastic seat. This boat can be set up as a solo bot as well.
Please contact us if you would like a different set up and we will as always do what we can to help!
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ExcellentReview by dutton19on 25/05/2017North East Kayaks realy pulled the stops out to get the Hou 14 delivered to me in London, on time, despite a delay in production. All very good!
(Not sure what the tick boxes mean - but I have iticked them as all 5/5)