Kestrel lapstake open canoe



The Kestrel is a beautiful boat with striking planking and a sweeping profile.  With its shallow ‘V’ shaped hull and lateral strakes this boat provides excellent tracking.  Coupled with a slight rocker and low stem profiles it also displays reliable manoeuvrability making it an excellent general purpose boat, both for solo and tandem paddling.

The Kestrel is lightweight making it easy to portage solo using the central yoke thwart.

14ft from £2100

16ft from £2100

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Options/ choices

The Kestrel has a number of possible variations including the timbers used for the gunnels, decks and thwarts; the colour of the paintwork; the materials and style of the seats.


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