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Light Weight Composite Open Canoe

The Nova Craft Pal is an extremely popular day touring canoe. Light weight, nimble to the touch and plenty of stability the Nova Craft Pal really can be your best firend on the water.


The Nova Craft Pal Light Weight Canoe In Tuff Stuff Is Perfect For Exploring The Norfolk Broads, Family Days Out And Touring

Nova Craft Pal Tuff Stuff in Desert White

The Nova Craft Pal Is A Popular Light Weight Canoe For Solo And Tandem Touring
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Nova Craft Pal

The Nova Craft Pal canoe is well named, for many canoeists the Pal really is the friend they could never part with. The Nova Craft Pal is an extremely good day touring open canoe with excellent primary and secondary stability, tracking and manuevrability that all levels of paddler can appreciate.

The Nova Craft Pal is perfectly suited to day trips or weekend canoe camping around The Broads and rivers of Norfolk. Its minimal rocker and low freeboard make the Nova Craft Pal an easy canoe to handle when crossing open water as there is not a great deal of weathercocking to contend with in windier conditions. The Pal is a fast, nimble and forgiving ride that certainly provides a great deal of pleasure out on the water. The fact that the Nova Craft Pal is such a great boat to paddle both solo and tandem, is what makes this such a popular model of canoe. It also has plenty of capacity and storage space making the Pal ideal for solo camping trops or a multi-day expedition, the nova Craft Pal really is that good.

As standard the Nova Craft Pal comes fully fitted with 2 wood and bootlace seats, deluxe carrying yoke, thwart, ash carry handles and built-in buoyancy tanks front and rear.

The Nova Craft Pal is also available in Tuff Stuff Expedition to order.


The Nova Craft Tuff Stuff canoes are also available with factory fitted wooden gunwales, skid plates and kneeling thwart. This means that your special order canoe will be filly outfitted with your specified options before it is shipped to the UK. Please call us on 01603 747139 for price and timescale.


  • Basalt and Innegra composite material
  • 2x Ash-Lace Seats
  • Bow and stern buoyancy
  • Contoured Deluxe Ash Carrying Yoke
  • Bow and Stern Ash Carry Handles
  • Black Anodised Aluminium Gunwales
  • Reinforced ABS end deck plates
  • Manufactured in Canada
  • Shallow Arch stable hull shape
  • Minimal Rocker


  • Length – 16ft / 488cm
  • Tuff Stuff Weight: 52lbs / 23.6kgs
  • Width – 34in / 86.4cm
  • Bow Depth – 20in / 50.8cm
  • Centre Depth – 13in / 33cm
  • Stern Depth – 20in / 50.8cm
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 800 LBS / 364 KGS Optimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Nova Craft Pal for your weight


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Recommended Accessories

Pelican Beavertail Lightweight Alloy Shaft Canoe Paddle For Use With The Nova Craft Pal

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 Nova Craft Pal

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.

Canoe Barrels are great for use with the Nova Craft Pal

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.

Folding Canoe Trolley for use with the Nova Craft Pal

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 Nova Craft Pal

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.




Nova Craft Canoes Green For The Pal canoe


Nova Craft Pal Canoes Ox Blood

Ox Blood

Nova Craft Pal Canoes Sand


Nova Craft Pal Canoes Red

Red - To order only

Nova Craft Pal Canoes Olive

Olive - To order only

Nova Craft Pal Canoes Yellow

Yellow - To order only

Standard Delivery

If you would like the Nova Craft Pal delivered, please contact us with your address details and we can discuss the options for delivery using our fleet of Canoe Shops vehicles.

Collection - Click & Collect

The Nova Craft Pal is available for instore collection from Norfolk Canoes or from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group.

Our other stores are:

  • Bournemouth Canoes - Poole
  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven
  • Cornwall Canoes - St Columb Road Nr Newquay
  • Kayaks & Paddles - Plymouth
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington
  • Southampton Canoes - Totton

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

Give us a call on 01603 747139 if you have any questions about the Nova Craft Pal