Designed for canoe camping, the Avalon is extremely quick, light and easy to maneuver. It is built for those paddlers who occasionally face rapids.Its design ensures straight tracking and allows for excellent glide between paddle strokes. The adjustable front seat allows the canoe’s trim to be changed according to the paddlers’ weight. A kneeling thwart is included for easy solo paddling. Click here to read more information.
First born of the Esquif family, the Presage is distinguished by its maneuverability, its lightness and its durability on lakes and rivers. The most versatile of our models, it is suitable for recreational and wilderness paddling noted for its stability and speed. Its design guarantees that no matter which kind of water you prefer, the Presage is the ideal canoe for the whole family. Click here to read more information.
The Prospecteur is a classic design. The Esquif Prospecteur is based on the long-used canoe by the First Nations People using today’s materials and building technologies. Its arched bottom meets the freeboard with a soft, rounded chine giving the canoe exceptional glide and a reassuring feel. The balance and harmony of this traditional design guarantee that the Prospecteur will be as agile on the river as on a lake. Discover all the Prospecteur’s subtleties in a canoe designed for the enjoyment of all paddlers. Click here to read more information.
This boat is the workhorse of river expeditions. It has excellent dryness and carrying capacity in addition to superior whitewater performance. It is the boat for the great Arctic rivers such as the Nahanni, Mountain and Hood and offers predictability, dryness and stability for short river trips. It also has excellent cruising speed for flatwater. This is the perfect compliment to our whitewater touring line, wich includes the Prospecteur 16, the Présage and the Canyon. Click here to read more information.
This compact, playful tandem canoe is ideally suited for short whitewater canoe trips that do not demand the length and cargo capacity of a larger (and heavier) tripping canoe. The Pocket Canyon also performs as well as many dedicated whitewater canoes used for day trips. This allows the canoe to serve double duty as both whitewater playboat, and technical river runner.
The Pocket Canyon’s flared hull maintains a dry ride even in large choppy waves and the rockered ends, with a progressive chine, provides a stable carving edge ideal for catching eddies. Fast, stable and manoeuverable, the Pocket Canyon has all the performance features you’ll need to tackle exciting day river features, whether out for the day or on brief wilderness get away. Click here to read more information.
With its beautiful curves and elegant design the Echo will definitely catch your attention. In addition to its unique look, one thing you will surely notice when you paddle it is how easy it is to maneuver. “The Echo is a canoe I can dance with on flat water or take down class II rivers or on overnight trips” mentioned Karen Knight when Esquif asked the National Champion what made the Echo so special. With its great speed, tracking and secondary stability it is one of the smoothest and most reliable companion you can have on calm solo paddling adventures. Click here to read more information.