Rachel and Elle paddling in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Northern Minnesota. Less effort to paddle definitely translates to a better trip. You can also mix the heights. For access to exclusive gear videos, celebrity interviews, and more, subscribe on YouTube! Post Apr 06, 2014 #1 2014-04-06T19:37.

No Shipping before 31.8.2020!, Bootsanlieferung bis 100km Umkreis - Versand erst ab dem 31.8.2020! It’s part of the Carbon Tech package, which includes carbon seat hangers, thwarts, and end caps as well. This boat cut the wind and waves with ease and we didn't lose any momentum between paddle strokes. Bei einem Kanukurs am Ossiacher See in Kärnten versuchten Manfred und Georg erfolgreich den Wiedereinstieg in den Swift Keewaydin 17 Refined from its original design with narrower paddling stations, a sleeker hull shape, lowered seat positions, and differential rocker, the Keewaydin 17 is a dynamic multi-purpose boat. Post subject: Speed of Swift Keewaydin 16 vs. Keewaydin 17. My dog Lexi goes on her first canoe ride as well. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. Refined from its original design with narrower paddling stations, a sleeker hull shape, lowered seat positions, and differential rocker, the Keewaydin 17 is a dynamic multi-purpose boat. I used it as either a Hire boat here in Knoydart or during my client trips in the UK. Shown in Kevlar Fusion – Ruby/Chappmagne with Aluminum Trim, Cherry Seat and Removable Cherry Yoke . Canoe Guru. It is efficient, like most DY boats, and while speed is somewhat compromised by the design, it makes up for it in predictability and comfort. Posted: November 13th, 2018, 2:41 am . It’s beautifully molded and light, but it’s a premium product, and therefore not inexpensive. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. For couples who want a fast tripping boat, or for small families in need of a lake country tripper, the Keewaydin is the perfect choice. I am selling another Swift from my fleet. To see available colors and options from Swift please click here (this will open a new window). The Keewaydin 17 was a model we made back in the early 1990's, but after retiring it for a few years, so many people asked about it we had to bring it back.… The Swift Keewaydin 17 on Vimeo Join

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Offline. There are also different seat height options for this boat which allows you to play with the C of G (center of gravity), it's a comfort thing. Check out a few other canoe recommendations below or explore all canoes to find the perfect one for you! If you are a regular type person these things might not bother you. I’m 6’3 200lbs, and it’s been suggested that I look into one as an option instead of a 17ft Kayak for lake/river tours in the Canadian Shield where there are plenty of portages. Swift - Keewaydin 17 - Kevlar Fusion . 14' Swift Keewaydin Solo Canoe, Kevlar/Carbon Fusion, Brand New - $2895 (Northampon, MA) Brand New 14' Swift Keewaydin Solo Canoe. Read reviews for the Keewaydin 15 by Swift Canoe & Kayak as submitted by your fellow paddlers. Before You Buy A Boat Online. SWIFT - Pack 13. 33. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option. I could go through all of the nice things about this canoe, like the fact that is weighs 39 pounds and is awesome for portages. 2) The contoured yoke is a one size fits all. 261. Something else we were able to do and it came about by paddling the boat. These are contoured yokes and not everyone is the same size. David Yost Design.Kevlar/Carbon Fiber. Makers Spec Designed by David Yost Length: 17’ Gunwale Width: 35” Bow Rocker: 1.5” Stern Rocker: 1” Centre Depth: 13.5” Hull Shape: Asymmetrical Optimum Load Range ~400-600 lbs. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option. Keewaydin 18.6. With a family oriented design, it is responsive, roomy, stable, and just plain fun for paddlers who need space for gear, kids, or pets. Again, an easy thing to fix.. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. I was unbelievably surprised. It accelerates quickly in calm and rough water. You can also order the Keewaydin with cherry gunwales. Page 1 of 2 [ 16 posts ] Go to page 1, 2 Next Previous topic | Next topic : Author Message; akeating Post subject: Swift Keewaydin 16 Combi or other solo/tandem canoe. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. Member. The boss was very happy also. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. For couples who want a fast tripping boat, or for small families in need of a lake country tripper, the Keewaydin is the perfect choice. That was until Brian suggested we try the Keewaydin 17, he said keep an open mind, it will blow you away, the 17 had just come out. Versatile tripping boat . If I understand the construction correctly, the Keewaydin 17 at 38 lbs would have comparable or better durability than a wet bagged gel coat Spirit ll that weighs 54 lbs. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it … For couples who want a fast tripping boat, or for small families in need of a lake country tripper, the Keewaydin is the perfect choice. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. For couples who want a fast tripping boat, or for small families in need of a lake country tripper, the Keewaydin is the perfect choice. Brand: Swift Length: 17' Material: Carbon Fusion Colour: Black Carbon/Champagne Features: Carbon Kevlar Trim, Cherry Outers, Bow Sliding Seat Serial #: 00190-G020 Condition: Used Retail Price: $4795 Sale Price: $4295 Location: Algonquin We demo'd this boat at a demo day this year. If I had to pick just one boat to paddle this one would be it. Member. Posted: November 16th, 2018, 6:00 pm . Most Kevlar … To make it comfortable I just have to add a bunch of padding, but I like the look of the cherry and would love a solution from Swift. Please note that this information is collected through our own research and should only be treated as a guide and not for any decisions relating to purchasing, legal or safety etc. https://paddling.com/gear/swift-canoe-kayak-keewaydin-15-canoe The Prospector 17 is a favorite among both beginner and expert paddlers. Read reviews for the Keewaydin 17 by Swift Canoe & Kayak as submitted by your fellow paddlers. 940 1. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. I still have it and will never part with it. 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When I got back to the dock my big smile said it all. They told me, "No", they were all the same. Item: SWI455-9362H. Color: + Larger Image. The Keewaydin 17 is a lovely boat with nice, pleasant round lines, as you would expect from the drafting table of David Yost. Refined from its original design with narrower paddling stations, a sleeker hull shape, lowered seat positions, and differential rocker, the Keewaydin 17 is a dynamic multi-purpose boat. Initial stability was really good, much closer to a rec boat (Algonquin) than the Kip. Length - 14' Maximum Width - 28" Gunwale Width - 24" Waterline Width - 25" Center Depth - 11.5" Bow Rocker - 2" Stern Rocker - 1" Kevlar Fusion - 28 lbs. Refined from its original design with narrower paddling stations, a sleeker hull shape, lowered seat positions, and differential rocker, the Keewaydin 17 is a dynamic multi-purpose boat. The boat did everything we asked it to do with little effort. Keewaydin 17 Both Kevlar & Carbon Fusion Prices Reflect Carbon Trim: Gold Fusion Guide Fusion Kevlar Fusion ... the Keewaydin is the perfect choice. I'd be happy to pay for a larger shoulder size yoke, again the yoke is bolted on so it would be easy to change. It’s plenty stiff, certainly enough to keep the boat paddling efficiently. SWIFT - Keewaydin 14 Pack . Sep 7, 2016 - The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. mattT. SHOP SWIFT. It's fast as heck, but the initial stability made us a little nervous. David Yost Design.Kevlar/Carbon Fiber. I would have no problem selling this boat to a beginner. To be honest I never gave the Keewaydin 16 any respect when it came out, just flat out didn't care for the boat, never even tried it. Sep 7, 2016 - The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. Algonquin Outfitters See all 78 reviews. We were able to grip the sides in a kneeling position like you do in a kayak and it helped with controlling the boat. For couples who want a fast tripping boat, or for small families in need of a lake country tripper, the Keewaydin … I’m looking for any reviews on Swift’s Keewaydin 14 and 15 Pack Boats. I love the canoe, however I have two minor issues with the canoe that are probably easy to fix that are a problem for me, both of these issues are due to the fact that I am a larger person. The first stroke we took leaving the dock the boat felt like my Osprey. Operates as both a tandem and solo tripping canoe . Swift also uses resin infusion to keep weight down, but the most impressive innovation are the integrated gunwales which are chemically bonded to the hull during the infusion process. I'm 5'8 162 so not huge either and I handle it just fine. Post subject: Re: Swift Keewaydin 16 Combi or other solo/tandem canoe. I suppose I could figure out how to raise the seats myself, they are bolted on, but I have not attempted to do that yet. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. 14' Swift Keewaydin Solo Canoe, Kevlar/Carbon Fusion, Brand New - $2895 (Northampon, MA) Brand New 14' Swift Keewaydin Solo Canoe. Caitlin Looby portaging into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Northern Minnesota. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option. The Keewaydin 17 is a lovely boat with nice, pleasant round lines, as you would expect from the drafting table of David Yost. 78 Reviews. Refined from its original design with narrower paddling stations, a sleeker hull shape, lowered seat positions, and differential rocker, the Keewaydin 17 is a dynamic multi-purpose boat. A perfect solo canoe for smaller to mid-size paddlers or those who travel light . This boat has only been used on either the sea or flat-water. SWIFT - Keewaydin 14 Pack . With its high weight capacity and interior volume it’s also great for families who need extra room for packs, kids, or dogs. Price: $3,250.00 Availability: More Information. Swift - Keewaydin 16 Combi - Kevlar Fusion. Aug 11, 2015 - Unveiling the Swift Chicot 17 alongside the staff from Salmon Falls Canoe and Camp Keewaydin. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. Swift 16 ft Kevlar Algonquin Canoe Kitchener / Waterloo 17/08/2020 Selling my Swift Canoe. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. Choose from our selection of Canadian made lightweight Canoes, Kayaks and Pack Boats. Swift Keewaydin 16 Combi or other solo/tandem canoe. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. Photo: A Swift 17' Keewaydin canoe perfect for longer trips. I had a new boss up front for 2012 in the Kip and she was a novice paddler and wasn't too comfortable with the Kip's initial stability.

Registered: 3/21/2016 Posts: 2. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for lightweight weekend or week-long adventures and spirited solo trips. Price: $3,745.00 Availability: More Information. *Please give us a call to discuss option and for pricing, 1-800-491-0414. I used it as either a Hire boat here in Knoydart or during my client trips in the UK.

Registered: 3/21/2016 Posts: 2. Shown in Kevlar Fusion, Sapphire with Carbon Kevlar Trim, Removable Cherry Yoke, Multi Height Pods and Cherry Seats . The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. Post Nov 03, 2019 #1 2019-11-03T16:00. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for lightweight weekend or week-long adventures and spirited solo trips. Read and submit reviews for the Keewaydin 17. If it’s in the budget, it’s worth your consideration. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. Posted: November 13th, 2018, 2:41 am . The boat we test paddled had the lower seats in it. 4. My first canoe was a David Yost design. Swift Keewaydin 16 Combi or other solo/tandem canoe. I take out my new to me Swift Keewaydin 14 foot pack boat. 33. It all depends on your aesthetics. Swift - Keewaydin 14 - Kevlar Fusion. Excelling in Fibreglass, Kevlar, Carbon. |  Depth: 14″  |  Price: $3,695.00, The article was originally published on Canoe & Kayak. 1035 Algonquin Outfitter Rd, Oxtongue Lake, Ontario P0A 1H0, Canada. Item: SWI387-592800.

This keeps your boat looking newer, longer, and offers a little extra protection. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. Carbon Fusion - 26 lbs. mattT. Now paddling into a 20-25 mph head wind with a 1-2 foot chop. My opinion is that most of the center thwarts on canoes these days are just yoke-shaped objects rather than proper, comfortable, sculpted yokes. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. The boat's initial stability is very forgiving to be able to say this, where as a Kipawa I would never recommend to a beginning paddler. Northern Keewaydin 17. 27 lbs.Comfortable adjustable Seat with optional lumbar support, adjustable foot braces.Can be paddled with a kayak or canoe paddle.Exceptionally light weight.

This keeps your boat looking newer, longer, and offers a little extra protection. 27 lbs.Comfortable adjustable Seat with optional lumbar support, adjustable foot braces.Can be paddled with a kayak or canoe paddle.Exceptionally light weight. I am selling another Swift from my fleet. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. The colored Kevlar is beautiful. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. Please scroll down this page to see the current inventory. My partner and I suggest everyone go try one and keep an open mind. Swift Swift Keewaydin 16 Kevlar Fusion CKT Canoe . Paddling conditions on the lake that day were ideal for testing a boat, very windy, and choppy and calm water in the bays. The boat is deceptively fast, on par with a 2003 and later Kipawa. Embed these reviews on your site. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. The Keewaydin is certainly not a speed demon, but it has perfectly adequate hull speed. 940 1. Bid History for Swift Keewaydin 17 foot Canoe Auction Start Date: 12/06/18 3:14 PM ET Auction End Date: 12/20/18 2:30 PM ET Asset ID: 26 Number of Bids: 1. Swift Keewaydin 14 - Kevlar Fusion. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option. The Swift Corniche 17-3 SB 2002 was manufactured by Swift in 2002. At 58 pounds in fiberglass, it is stable and makes an excellent boat for the beginner day tripper. It was great, but we're looking for boats that can carry bigger loads (and our Newfie dog) so this one isn't for us. 1) They say in their ads that they lowered the seat positions. Swift Keewaydin 17. Prospector 17. The seats are stained ash, with a curved cane seat that drops the paddler’s center of gravity by a few inches. Price: $3,695.00 Availability: More Information. After the summer of lakes and some easy rivers it remains relatively unscathed however I was thinking I would through some skid plates for some added protection as … The 17′ Jensen Recreation is the lightest tandem Jensen cruising canoe. My first canoe was a David Yost design. The paddling stroke ergonomics were identical I knew after a short distance of paddling that I could paddle this boat all day long with no shoulder fatigue, strain and discomfort at the end of the day. Color: + Larger Image. For me the keewaydin and osprey both turned amazing which can be hours of fun spinning around but the shearwater just tracked so straightl. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. The carbon fiber sculpted yoke was the most comfortable without any modifications. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. All of the reviews are created and written by paddlers like you, so be sure to submit your own review and be part of the community! Loading bid history... More Photos Less Photos . We got to get one of these boats. Canoe Guru. At a streamlined 18’6” it slices through the water with ease, making it great for marathon racers and expedition trippers. Swift said it will include three boats, one at 12-foot, 8-inches; one at 14-foot, 8-inches; and one at 16-foot, 8-inches (which we tested). Length: 17′  |  Width: 35″  |  Weight: 36lbs. Swift Canoe & Kayak. My gf and I bought a Swift Keewaydin 17 in Kevlar Fusion with the Carbon Gunwales etc. … With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. Now the really surprising part. 940 1. Swift Keewaydin 16. Wolfgang Hölbling. Length - 14' Maximum Width - 28" Gunwale Width - 24" Waterline Width - 25" Center Depth - 11.5" Bow Rocker - 2" Stern Rocker - 1" Kevlar Fusion - 28 lbs. Wolfgang Hölbling. Swift Keewaydin Pack Boats. Before You Buy A Boat Online. Call us for our current inventory. Swift Keewaydin 17. mattT. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a […] The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. Hello Everybody! Swift originally produced the Keewaydin during it's formative years, but after retiring it in the mid 90's, more and more paddlers began asking us to bring it back. I am sure that lowering them makes it more stable but it is uncomfortable and actually impossible for me to kneel while paddling in the stern for any length of time. The colored Kevlar is beautiful. Swift Keewaydin 15. Swift Keewaydin 17 - Kevlar Fusion. Swift needs to provide a kit to alter the height of the seats. With the same lowered seats and paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. I'm 5'8 162 so not huge either and I handle it just fine. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window). Keewaydin 17. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. Personally, I want the best of both worlds, a light and durable canoe! I would think it's better suited for light loads and short trips with experienced paddlers. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest adventures, workouts, destinations, and more. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. Member. Category: Tandem Canoes Tags: canoe, Kevlar. Swift Canoe & Kayak is a leading manufacturer of high quality composite canoes and kayaks, built right here in Canada. According to Swift, it saves as much as eight pounds per canoe, allowing them to add more material to stiffen the bilge. I asked Swift and they told me they could do the gunwales in all black, which I would prefer. 14' Swift Keewaydin Solo Canoe, Kevlar/Carbon Fusion, Brand New - $2895 (Northampon, MA) Brand New 14' Swift Keewaydin Solo Canoe. Men’s Journal has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Bid History for Swift Keewaydin 17 foot Canoe Auction Start Date: 12/06/18 3:14 PM ET Auction End Date: 12/20/18 2:30 PM ET Asset ID: 26 Number of Bids: 1. David Yost Design.Kevlar/Carbon Fiber. Almost a 5 Submitted by: paddler400121 on 10/5/2017 I have been paddling this boat for 4 years now at least 50 days a year. Certificate of Excellence . One thing I didn’t care for was the woven carbon and Kevlar pattern on the gunwales. Swift Keewaydin 17. mattT. The first time I used the yoke my arms were numb after walking 500 feet. Refined from its original design with narrower paddling stations, a sleeker hull shape, lowered seat positions, and differential rocker, the Keewaydin 17 is a dynamic multi-purpose boat. Post Nov 03, 2019 #1 2019-11-03T16:00. This caravan is a 3 berth version sleeping a maximum of 3 persons inside the caravan. Loading bid history... More Photos Less Photos . Keewaydin 17 - Kevlar Fusion . People who paddled the Keewaydin all enjoyed the seats. Swift Outdoor Centre . We tried this boat back in 2013. Swift Keewaydin 16 Combi - Kevlar Fusion. In a $3,600 canoe it wold be nice to have some small options to address these and the cost to Swift would be minor. The rolled in sides brought my arm in line with my shoulder. It is beautiful to look at but people have different shoulders. I called Swift up and asked if they made different size yokes that I might purchase. With an awning more people can be accommodated outside. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. My wife, a small person, would like a front seat that is angled, front lower than the back, again the same type of kit might work. A wicked tool, just not the one for us. Post Oct 01, 2008 #1 2008-10-01T20:31. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for light weight weekend or week long adventures and spirited solo trips. There is some seriously impressive technology in the build. With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for lightweight weekend or week-long adventures and spirited solo trips. Swift Keewaydin 16. 940 1. The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. I went to test the keewaydin, osprey and shearwater and really surprised myself when I liked the shearwater the best. *Please give us a call to discuss option and for pricing, 1-800-491-0414. So the question for me is, "Contoured to whom"? The Keewaydin 18.6 elegantly satisfies the demands of marathon racers and family paddlers alike. Paddlers of all skill levels will appreciate the ease of paddling and its straight tracking quality. All of the reviews are created and written by paddlers like you, so be sure to submit your own review and be part of the community! With the same lowered seats and narrower paddling stations of the 17, the Keewaydin 16 is great for lightweight weekend or week-long adventures and spirited solo trips. For more information please read our, Spend Some Time During Your Vacation At The Wine Bar at The Nell, How To Pan Fry Your Steak Perfectly — Everytime, Calphalon Has The Cookware You Need For The Holiday Season, 5 Stackable Dumbbells That Will Kickstart Your Weight Loss Resolutions, The 5 Best Hangover Cures to Get You Through the Holidays, This Fat Burning Supplement Will Give You 3x More Weight Loss. Secondary stability really good. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option. Please scroll down this page to see the current inventory. Keewaydin 16. Description. I was thinking in my head that we would be changing to a Dumoine eventually because it is a much more forgiving boat. See our wide range of Kayaks, SUP’s, Pedal Drive Kayaks and Paddling Gear.

Lightweight weekend or week-long adventuring canoe The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. Makers Spec Designed by David Yost Length: 15’ Gunwale Width: 25,5” Bow Rocker: 2” Stern Rocker: 1” Centre Depth: 12,5” Hull Shape: Asymmetrical Optimum Load Range ~140-290 lbs. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option. For me the keewaydin and osprey both turned amazing which can be hours of fun spinning around but the shearwater just tracked so straightl. So on a return fall trip we stopped in at AO and tried a bevy of boats and confirmed my initial thoughts that we needed to get a Demoine. Before You Buy A Boat Online. With it's mid range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option that can meet the needs of any paddler. I could go through all of the nice things about this canoe, like the fact that is weighs 39 pounds and is awesome for portages. It could be as simple as some longer bolts and a couple of pieces of cherry, don't know. For her it is a much more docile boat when compared to our Kipawa and we are gaining performance. https://paddling.com/gear/swift-canoe-kayak-keewaydin-16-canoe Joined: January 30th, 2018, 5:46 pm Posts: 81 [quote="dadadrop"]Can I ask what you didn't like about the Keewaydin? I felt that the pattern was a little jarring in a natural setting. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it … The Keewaydin 16 is a nimble craft that has everything canoe trippers could want. Boat Shipping Policies + Larger Image. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option that can meet the needs of any paddler. David Yost and Swift really nailed it with this boat. All this tech makes for a light, pretty boat, and the price reflects it. Check out a few other canoe recommendations below or explore all canoes to find the perfect one for you! I am sure they know what would work the best. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a multi-functional tripping option. Swift Touring Canoes. It is a great canoe and with the carbon gunwales and cherry trim it is an absolutely beautiful looking boat that paddles easily. Item: SWI627-62064E. With its mid-range length and weight capacity, it provides paddlers with a […] 261. SWIFT - Pack 13.