Nighthawk Canoes Models: Cygnus 16 , Leo 17, Pegasus 18.5 and Columba
Nighthawk Canoes, Leo 17
Length: 17'4" Width: 35" Weight: ~44 lbs. Depth 14" Bow Height 20" Rocker: 1.25" Shallow Arch Hull
The Leo 17 is the ideal 2-person touring canoe. This is our most popular model, offering light weight, stability, and speed. It has enough capacity to take two adults and lots of gear across the water. Choose this canoe for a tandem design that works great for both light recreational paddling and for serious tripping. Can be configured with two or three seats and a removable yoke, for an extra paddler, or for occasional solo paddling. Max recommended load, 750 pounds.
Nighthawk Canoes, Pegasus 18.5
Length: 18'6" Width: 36" Weight: ~48 lbs. Depth: 14" Bow Height 18" Rocker: 1.5" Shallow Arch Hull
Choose the Pegasus for two-plus paddling. This can be an expedition canoe, or the best family canoe you've ever paddled. The Pegasus features the highest capacity, greatest stability and greatest speed of our models. This is an excellent flat-water tripping canoe, and a great match to large loads, big water, bigger paddlers and longer trips. Easy for two paddlers to manage, it can be ordered in 2, 3 or 4-seat configurations. Choose this model if you want a tandem canoe with high capacity, the best stability, or room for extra paddlers. Max recommended load, 1000 lbs.
Nighthawk Canoes, Cygnus 16
Length: 16' Width: 33" Weight ~39 lbs. Depth 14" Bow Height 18" Rocker 1.25" Shallow Arch Hull
Choose the Cygnus if you want the lightest possible canoe, and you primarily use your canoe for day trips / lighter loads, or mixed solo-tandem use.The Cygnus is our best model for mixed use tandem or solo paddling. At 16 feet, the versatile Cygnus is small, light and maneuverable. Surprisingly fast for a smaller design, it has the personality of a larger canoe. Cygnus can be configured with two or three seats (center seat for solo paddling or a small passenger traveling with two adults). The 2-seat Cygnus can also be be solo paddled from the front seat facing backwards. Max recommended load, 550 lbs. Gunwale width is 31".
Length: 16' Max Width: 30" Gunwale Width: 25" Weight: ~32 lbs. Depth 13" Bow Height 19" Rocker: .5" Symmetrical, Shallow Arch Hull