18' 6" Jensen Pro-Boat (Retired)

A winner designed by Gene Jensen, for the fastest professional canoe marathon circuit anywhere.

Hull Features

  1. Sharp, narrow bow increases speed. Wood butt block standard in the bow for impact resistance.
  2. Aluminum handle, short thwart, standard.
  3. Flared bow for dry running and speed.
  4. Asymetrical hull design, widest point behind center provides more speed. Wood inwales hold the radical gunwale line; outwales optional.
  5. Tumblehome behind center gives the stern paddler optimum water access.
  6. A high quality, low maintenance racing canoe with stainless steel bolts, highest grade anodized and heat-treated aluminum seat mounts, thwarts, handles and foot brace.
  7. Aluminum foot brace, Aramid sliding seat and aluminum handle (short thwart) standard equipment in the stern, self-bailer optional.
  8. Straight keel line with sheer ends for tracking and speed.
  9. Narrow, modified "V" hull for speed.

ADDITIONAL DIMENSIONS

Maximum hull width: 33"
Maximum hull width at 4" waterline: 27"
Maximum gunwale hull width: 33"
Width at front thwart: 25 1/2"
Distance front thwart to bow: 78"
Width at rear thwart: 27"
Distance rear thwart to stern: 87"
Weight Aramid hull with PVC core stiffening: 30 lbs.
Weight clear fiberglass hull with PVC core stiffening: 40 lbs.