Nova Craft Bob Special TuffStuff
Nova Craft Bob Special
Nova Craft... The Canadian Canoe
One of the quickest and lightest 15' touring canoes there is.The Bob Special excels on flat water either solo or tandem with excellent secondary stability. With its classic raised ends, beautiful high quality ash laced seats and deluxe carrying yoke, Nova Craft leads the way with style quality and performance..
The Chestnut Canoe Company responded to the need for a lightweight canoe well suited to solo tripping and casual tandem paddling by introducing the versatile Bob's Special. While the canoe was very stable, the hull shape is optimized for performance resulting in a canoe that is remarkably fast. Our version is based on the Chestnut original with some improvements to increase speed and sea worthiness.
It is ideally suited as a tandem day-tripper yet large enough for a weekend canoe trip. It really shines when paddled solo by a competent paddler. The Bob has a unique blend of characteristics that produce a canoe novice paddlers can enjoy, yet experts can savour.
Low maintenance trim features aircraft grade black anodised aluminium gunwales with aluminium reinforced ABS end decks; Beautiful nylon laced seats are renowned for their superb comfort and support together with a deluxe sculpted ash yoke makes Nova Craft canoes No1 for Canadian canoes.
- Wide Nylon Laced Ash Seats
- Delux Ash Carrying Yoke
- Anodised Aluminium Gunwales
- Ash Carrying Handles
- Reinforced ABS Deck Ends
- Shallow arch
- Slight rocker with Raised Ends
TuffStuff is a cutting edge proprietary composite made of basalt and Innegra fibers. Basalt fibre is made of melted basalt rock and Innegra is a fibre consisting mostly of polypropylene. When they are woven together into a cloth and infused with our high impact vinylester resin system, the result is simply amazing! TuffStuff canoes are a great choice for paddlers looking for a light canoe for extended flatwater tripping with more than enough strength to handle lots of abuse in the back country.
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