Features and Options

Customize your canoe with a selection of features and options

Gunwales


Lightweight Aluminum

  • Standard Clear or Optional Black - Heat treated, anodized 1 piece aluminum
  • Smooth, strong and durable
  • Finished with an ABS end cap
  • Standard trim for all H2O Canoes


Wood Gunwales

  • Ash, Cherry or a combination of the two, availability of species varies
  • Finished with wood deck ends and a brass bumper
  • Optional on all H2O models
  • Allow for extra manufacturing time due to availability and intensity of installation


ICG - Integral Composite Gunwales

  • Advanced combination system of integral composite inner gunwale & aluminum outer gunwale
  • Stronger more rigid trim system than standard aluminum
  • Lighter combination than standard aluminum
  • Option of clear or black anodized aluminum exterior trim
  • Finished with an ABS end cap
  • Optional on Superlight and Carbon Kevlar Helium H2O Canoes

Yokes


Deep Dish Contoured Yokes

  • Ultimate in comfort for portaging
  • Varnished for durability
  • Standard in ash for aluminum gunwale canoes
  • Optional in cherry for ICG gunwale canoes

Handles


Contour Grip

  • Ash grip standard in all composite H2O Canoes
  • Varnished for durability

Finger Grip

  • Elegant contoured finger grip optional in all H2O canoes
  • Varnished ash or cherry

Aluminum

  • Durable lightweight aluminum handle available in clear or black anodized aluminum

Thwarts



Structural Hourglass Thwart

  • Standard in all H2O canoes
  • Varnished ash and cherry

Kneeling Thwarts

  • Optional feature to increase the vesatility of all tandem canoes
  • Paddle solo from a supported kneeling position just aft of center
  • Varnished ash or cherry

Aluminum

  • Durable lightweight aluminum thwart available in clear or black anodized aluminum

Seats



Standard Ash

  • Varnished solid ash webbed seat
  • Standard fiberglass and rental / fleet canoe

Curved Laminate

  • Varnished ash or cherry contoured, laminated, webbed seat
  • Ash standard on all Kevlar, Superlight, and Helium canoes
  • Cherry standard on all ICG equipped canoes

Other Features And Options



Flotation Tanks

  • Standard in all H2O canoes

Storage Hatches

  • Black ABS sealed hatch
  • Provides chamber regulation as well as storage possibilities for small items
  • Access to stems for repair options
  • Available on all composite canoes

Skid Plates

  • Optional on all H2O Canoes
  • Added impact protection for stems bow and stern
  • Kevlar felt impregnated with resin and colour matched pigment

Colour Options

Premium Fiberglass + Kevlar Colour Options

Carbon Kevlar Helium

Super Light Kevlar