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Enigma Prospector 16 Canoe

A Versatile Canoe Shape For Paddling A Range Of Waters

Enigma Canoes Prospector 16 is a true all round general purpose open canadian canoe. Made in the UK and perfect for tandem or solo paddling on calm flat waters or some more adventurous whitewater.


Enigma Canoes Prospector 16 UK Made Canoe Is A Perfect All Round Tandem Canoe For Flat And Whitewater Paddling

Enigma Prospector 16 - Green

The Enigma Prospector 16 Really Is A One Canoe Fits All Model
Comfortable Solo Paddling The UK Made Enigma Prospector 16 Canoe
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Enigma Prospector 16

UK manufactured open canoe.

Proudly made in the UK, the Engima Prospector 16 is an amazingly versatile open canoe that is an ideal choice for anyone who wants to be able to say 'yes' to amost any offer of where to go for a canoe trip. Whether paddling solo or tandem, the Enigma Prospector 16 is fully capable of delivering a stable and predictable ride and cover distances with relative ease. A great blend of manoeuvrability and speed make this an ideal open canoe for exploring a wide range of waterways from lakes to fast flowing rivers. Indeed, the Enigma Prospector 16 is equally at home running whitewater rapids or pootling down a slow flowing canal.

The triple-layer polyethele construction makes the Enigma Prospector 16 rugged and reliable meaning that you're not worrying about every little rock and drop in you come to. The 2 wood and web seats that are fitted as standard are comfortable, even over several days of paddling, and take very little maintenance. A carrying yoke, thwart and bow and stern carry handles complete the furniture and there are even handy grab loops already fitted bow and stern making lining, towing or just attaching painter lines so much easier.

Overall, the Enigma Prospector 16 is a great Canadian Canoe for all sorts of people and a superb canoe for improving your paddling skills.


  • 2 x Wood webbed seats
  • 1 x Wooden Yoke
  • 1 x Wooden thwart
  • Bow and stern carry handle
  • Triple layer plastic
  • Vinyl gunwales


  • Length: 476cm / 15'8"
  • Width: 88.9cm / 35"
  • Weight: 35kg
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 455kg Optimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Enigma Prospector 16 for your weight

Recommended Accessories

Pelican Beavertail Lightweight Alloy Shaft Canoe Paddle For Use With The Enigma Prospector 16

Pelican Beavertail Canoe Paddle

A great cheap lightweight open canoe paddle with aluminium shaft and Polypropylene plastic blade. Lightweight, tough and an ideal spare paddle or for rocky areas when you don't want to be using your nice wooden paddle.

Length 57"



Grey Owl Voyageur is a great paddle for use with the Enigma Prospector 16

Grey Owl Voyaguer Paddle

Light, powerful and a superb all-rounder, the Voyageur is a popular choice of canoe paddle. Laminated Black Cherry, Basswood, Ash and Walnut with Epoxy tip and Polyurethane exterior coating.

Grey Owl Guide ottertail canoe paddle

Grey Owl Guide

A beautiful paddle for touring and deeper water. Ottertail design that cuts through the water effortlessly. Laminated Black Cherry with Epoxy tip and exterior Polyurethane outer coating.

Pair of Buoyancy Blocks for use with the Enigma Prospector 16

Ruk Buoyancy Blocks - Pair

Easy to fit way of fitting additional buoyancy into your canoe. Internal block made from closed cell Polystyrene with a tough outer cover. Mesh storage pocket and a lashing strap on each block for easy installation.



Lashing Kit to fit 2 Buoyancy Blocks into the Enigma Prospector 16

Buoyancy Blocks Lashing Kit

An easy to use kit that includes Cord, P-Clips and Pop Rivets to help secure a pair of Buoyancy Blocks into your open canoe.



Northwater D-Ring Attachment Point

D-Ring Attachment Point

A 2 inch D Ring attached to a Vinyl base via Nylon webbing. All stitched together to produce a hard wearing, relaible way of securing buoyancy blocks into your canoe.



VinylTec Glue for fitting D-Rings to your canoe

VinylTec 2000 Glue

VinylTec 2000 is an ideal adhesive for fitting D-Rings into your plastic open canoe. Brush included inside cap to aid installation.



Canoe Barrels are great for use with the Enigma Prospector 16

Canoe Barrels - 30 or 60ltr

Tough canoe barrels are ideal for storing kit when open canoeing. Lashed to the canoe they also provide some additional buoyancy. Available in 30 or 60ltr sizes.

Painter Kit for fitting to the Enigma Prospector 16

Canoe Painter Kit

This easy to install kit includes everything you need for 2 x 6m Painter Lines on your canoe.



Folding Canoe Trolley for use with the Enigma Prospector 16

Riot Folding Canoe Trolley

A great budget canoe trolley. Folds for easy storage when not in use, solid puncture proof wheels and a kick stand for easy loading.



Railblaza C-Tug Portage Trolley the Enigma Prospector 16

Railblaza C-Tug Trolley

Still the best Portage Trolley on the market, the C-Tug is strong, breaks down into small parts for easy storage and is fully adjustable for a range of canoe hull shapes.




Enigma Canoes Prospector 16 Open Canadain Canoe In Green



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Delivery Information

Delivery of Clothing, Equipment, Accessories, Paddles & Inflatable Boats/Boards:

We offer a delivery service throughout the UK & Northern Ireland. Most deliveries arrive within 1-3 working days, although some deliveries may take longer.

Delivery of Kayaks & Canoes:

We offer a delivery service on most kayaks & canoes covering most of the UK & Northern Ireland - Some products and areas are excluded. We provide a bespoke delivery service for canoes and kayaks to improve the level of service and minimise the risk of damage.

Most Kayak & Canoe deliveries arrive within 1-2 weeks (not guaranteed) from confirming your order. The majority of Canoe & Kayak deliveries will be quicker than this but some may take longer.

For further information, please read our Delivery Information page.


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For the continued safety of our customers and colleagues our Click & Collect Service is temporarily suspended. Orders can still be placed through our website for "Contactless Collection", however collection of orders will not be possible until normal contactless collection services resume.

Give us a call on 01603 747139 if you have any questions about the Enigma Prospector 16