Sports & Leisure / Backwater 15

The Backwater 15 square stern canoe is for sportsmen with motorized intentions. The rigid aluminum and wood mounting bracket makes for quick and easy addition of a small motor.

Sized for two people and a load of gear, it works great for duck hunting shallow backwater marshes or float fishing rocky rivers. Super stable, the Backwater 15 is a blast when coupled with the right sized motor. We recommend a small outboard in the 2-3hp range, or a trolling motor with at least 55lbs. of thrust to unlock this boats true potential. To off set the weight of the motor, place the battery or gas tank as far forward as possible.

Backwater 15
15' 0"  (457.2cm)
Gunwale Width
41"  (104.14cm)
Maximum Width
41"  (104.14cm)
Waterline Width
37.5"  (95.25cm)
Stern Depth
17.25"  (43.815cm)
Center Depth
16"  (40.64cm)
Bow Depth
19.5"  (49.53cm)
1.75"  (4.445cm)
Dimensions May not be the actual lines of the Backwater 15
Flex-core Color Options - We offer 8 colors of gel-coat finish for the exterior of Flex-core hulls. The interior of the hull shows the fabric's natural color.
Color Selector Actual colors may vary due to display differences. May not be the Backwater 15. Shown with optional black aluminum trim.
Tuf-weave® Flex-Core - 70 lbs. / USA MSRP $3,824 USD / Canada $5,149 CAD
Wenonah's Tuf-weave┬« material is an interwoven fabric made of 50% polyester and 50% fiberglass that out performs either material alone. The Tuf-weave® layup results in our most durable composite canoes. Tuf-weave┬« canoes offer improved impact resistance and are a great compromise between light weight, performance, and price.
TufWeave Tuf-weave® Flex-core canoe shown with Standard Options, may not be the Backwater 15.

Standard Options -
Silver Aluminum Trim
Colored Gel-Coat Finish
Hung (Bucket seat not avail.)
Ash Yoke Natural Satin
Web Seat
Premium Options -
Black Aluminum Trim - $175 USD / $225 CAD
VersiGunwale - $175 USD / $225 CAD
Ultra-light w/Aramid 52lbs. / USA MSRP $3,924 USD / Canada $5,299 CAD
Ultra-light hulls are stiff and incredibly light. They are ideal for speed and distance paddling and for all people or conditions that demand the lightest gear. In our Ultra-light construction a structural-foam core and ribs are laminated into the hull and sides. We also add extra fabric layers to strengthen specific targeted areas. Aluminum plates are strategically laminated into the hull. Seats, footbraces, and all hardware is then riveted into these plates. This gives a very secure connection and eliminates rivet heads on the exterior. Aramid, the fiber used for aerospace, body armor and bulletproof vests, is amazingly light and strong. We've used it for more than 30 years to construct extremely light and tough canoes. Wenonah Canoe is the worlds largest maker of canoes using Aramid.
Aramid Ultra-Light Aramid Ultra-light canoe shown with Standard Options, may not be the Backwater 15.

Standard Options -
Natural (skin-coat) finish
Silver Aluminum Trim
Hung (Bucket seat not avail.)
Ash Yoke Natural Satin
Web Seat
Premium Options -
Gel Coated Ultralights - State color in Comments - $300 USD / $0 CAD