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Freedom 15'


• Length 15'
• Maximum beam 33.25"
• Beam waterline 33.4"
• Beam gunnel 34.3"
• Bow height 19.25"
• Centre depth 13.1"
• Draft 4.46"
• Displacement 400 lbs
• Wetted surface 28.0 sq.ft.
• Weight to immerse 133 lb/in
• Prismatic coefficient 0.566
• Weight 45 to 50 lbs
• Keel-less or shoe keel
• Stability factor 104

Like its sisterships, the Freedom 15 features an asymmetrical hull with a fine bow and slightly fuller stern. The mid section has mild tumblehome for comfortable solo paddling and good structural rigidity. A small canoe has an easier time turning corners and needs some design features to aid with straight-line tracking. To this end, the Freedom 15 has less rocker and deeper aft sections for effortless steering. The 35" beam gives it a stability factor of 104 which means it will give confidence to those on board, and yet be a pleasure to paddle. We see it on lakes, rivers, and portages being used for camping, day trips, fishing and just playing around.

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Photo of the customer built boat courtesy of Francois Vaillancourt

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