Race Specifications

Downriver Royalex Racing Canoes

Specifications Odyssey 15 (57 lbs.) – Mohawk

Length:15′.
Beam at gunwale: 29″. Beam at 4″ waterline: 30.6″.
Depth at bow: 18.5″, at center: 14″, at stern: 18.5″.
Approx. weight: 57 lbs. (Royalex). 54lbs. (R-84 Royalite). Estimated capacity: 580 lbs.
16% X 15′ = 28.8 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Horizon 15 (56 lbs) – Mad River

Length: 15’2″
Beam at gunwale: 32.75″, Beam at 4″ waterline: 32.25″, Beam Max.: 34.75″
Depth: at bow 20.25″, at center 13.75″, at stern 19.75″.
Weight: 56. Capacity: 750 lbs.
Rocker: Bow: 2″, Stern 1.75″
16% X 15′ 2″ = 29.12″ (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Morningstar (58 lbs) – Bell

Length: 15′ 6″
Beam: at gunwale: 32″, maximum: 36, at 4″ waterline: 32″
Depth: bow 21″, center 14″, stern 19″.
Weight 58 lbs. (Royalex)
Rocker: Bow: 2.5″, Stern 1.5″
Estimated capacity: 6″ freeboard 950 lbs., optimum 250 – 550 lbs.
16% X 15′ 6″ = 29.76 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Yellowstone (59 lbs) – Bell

Length: 15′ 6″
Beam: at gunwale: 32.5″, maximum: 34, at 4″ waterline: 32″
Depth: bow 21″, center 14″, stern 19″.
Weight 59 lbs. (Royalex)
Rocker: Bow: 3″, Stern 2″
Estimated capacity: 6″ freeboard 950 lbs., optimum 250 – 550 lbs.
16% X 15′ 6″ = 29.76 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Rendezvous (58 lbs) – Wenonah


16% X 15′ 10″ = 30.4 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Nova 16 (66 lbs.) – Mohawk

Length:15’11”.
Beam at gunwale: 35″. Beam at 4″ waterline: 35″.
Depth at bow: 20″, at center: 14.3″, at stern: 19″.
Weight approx. 66 lbs.(Royalex), 59lbs.(R-84) Estimated capacity: 750 lbs.
16% X 15′ 11″ = 30.56 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Express 16 (60 lbs) – Mad River

Length: 16′
Beam at gunwale: 34″, Beam at 4″ waterline: 33″, Beam Max.: 35″
Depth: at bow 22″, at center 15″, at stern 20″.
Weight: 60 lbs. Capacity: 1000 lbs.
Rocker: Bow: 2″, Stern 1.75″
16% X 16′ = 30.72″ (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Adirondak (62 lbs) – Wenonah


16% X 16′ = 30.72 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Appalachian (67 lbs) – Old Town

LENGTH
WIDTH
WIDTH at 4″ Waterline
BOW HEIGHT
16′ 0″
35″
33.5″
23″
DEPTH
WEIGHT
CAPACITY
COLOR
15″
67 lbs.
1075 lbs.
Red, Green

16% X 16′ = 30.72 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Intrepid 16 (73 lbs) – Mohawk

Length: 16′ 2″
Beam at gunwale: 36″, Beam at 4″ waterline: 34.5″
Depth: at bow 21.5″, at center 14″, at stern 21″.
approx. weight: 73 lbs.( Royalex), 66 lbs. (R-84). Estimated capacity: 850 lbs.
16% X 16′ 2″ = 31.04″ (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Penobscot 16 (58 lbs) – Old Town

LENGTH
WIDTH
WIDTH at 4″ Waterline
BOW HEIGHT
16′ 2″
34″
33′
21″
DEPTH
WEIGHT
CAPACITY
COLOR
13.75″
58 lbs.
860 lbs.
Red, Green, Black

16% X 16′ 2″ = 31.04 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Solo Plus (60 lbs) – Wenonah


16% X 16′ 6″ = 31.68 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Northwind (60 lbs) – Bell

Length: 16′ 6″
Beam: at gunwale: 32″, maximum: 36, at 4″ waterline: 32″
Depth: bow 21″, center 14″, stern 19″.
Weight 60 lbs. (Royalex)
Rocker: Bow: 2.5″, Stern 1.5″
Estimated capacity: 6″ freeboard 1100 lbs., optimum 350 – 650 lbs.
16% X 17′ 6″ = 31.68 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Horizon 17 (66 lbs) – Mad River

Length: 16′ 9″
Beam at gunwale: 33″, Beam at 4″ waterline: 33.25″
Depth: at bow 20″, at center 14″, at stern 17.5″.
Weight: 66 lbs. Capacity: 1100 lbs.
Rocker: Bow: 1.5″, Stern 1.25″
16% X 16′ 9″= 32.16″ (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Alaskan (72 lbs) – Bell

Length: 17′
Beam: at gunwale: 36″, maximum: 37, at 4″ waterline: 32.5″
Depth: bow 22″, center 14″, stern 20″.
Weight 72 lbs. (Royalex)
Rocker: Bow: 3″, Stern 2″
Estimated capacity: 6″ freeboard 1155 lbs., optimum 365 – 700 lbs.
16% X 17′ = 32.64 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Nova 17 (72 lbs) – Mohawk

Length: 17′
Beam: at gunwale: 35″, at 4″ waterline: 34″
Depth: bow 21″, center 14.3″, stern 20″.
Weight approx. 72 lbs. (Royalex), 66 lbs.(R-84, Royalite). Estimated capacity: 900 lbs
16% X 17′ = 32.64 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Spirit II (68 lbs) – Wenonah


16% X 17′ = 32.64 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


17 Sundowner, 17’0″ (65 lbs.) – Wenonah

Widths: max. width 34 1/2″
max. gunwale 34 1/2″
max. at 4″ waterline 32 5/8″
Depths: Bow 21″
Center 14″
Stern 18″
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16% X 17′ = 32.64 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Penobscot 17 (65 lbs) – Old Town

LENGTH
WIDTH
WIDTH at 4″ Waterline
BOW HEIGHT
17′ 1″
35″
33.75″
21.25″
DEPTH
WEIGHT
CAPACITY
COLOR
14.5″
65 lbs.
1100 lbs.
Red, Green

16% X 17′ 1″ = 32.8 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Intrepid 17 (76 lbs) – Mohawk

Length: 17′ 3″
Beam at gunwale: 37″, Beam at 4″ waterline: 34.7″
Depth: at bow 22″, at center 14″, at stern 22″.
approx. weight: 76 lbs (Royalex). Estimated capacity: 1080 lbs.
16% X 17′ 3″ = 33.12 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Cascade (75 lbs) – Wenonah


16% X 17′ 6″ = 33.6 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Champlain (73 lbs) – Wenonah


16% X 18′ = 34.56 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Penobscot 186 (75 lbs) – Old Town

LENGTH
WIDTH
WIDTH at 4″ Waterline
BOW HEIGHT
18′ 6″
37.5″
34″
21.5″
DEPTH
WEIGHT
CAPACITY
COLOR
14.5″
75 lbs.
1250 lbs.
Black, Green

16% X 18′ 6″ = 35.52 (minimum width at 4″ waterline using 16% rule)


Boat Speed is a function of
1. Length
2. Weight (with load)
3. Width at Waterline
4. Sharpness of Entry & other hull design factors
5. Maneuverability in nonlinear courses
6. Dryness (ability to shed water) in the presence of waves


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