Heron 17 R – Performance Cruiser
with optional Spinnaker Sail Rig
Featherweight (42 lbs.) Kevlar/Graphite
Picture shows the Heron 17 R with bow-mounted Spinnaker Sail #1903.
Heron 17 R is a highly popular tripping canoe... for good reason!
Whether you want a canoe for day tripping, weekend campouts, or
extended lightweight camping trips, the Heron is an excellent choice.
It features the design and handling characteristics of our Raven
17, but has a lower profile and a sharper bow/stern.
HERON 17 R, Kevlar/Graphite (incl. 2 bench
canoe seats & removable yoke)
Spinnaker Sail Option:
Downwind Spinnaker for Canoes, incl. Mast Thwart for bow or center
Specify Thwart #1901B (bow position) or #1901C (center position)
Sliding-Seat Rowing Option:
Oarmaster Rowing Sliding Seat & 9’9” Oars, graphite
NOTE: Price includes Tie-Down System #1702
Bent-Shaft Canoe Paddle, wood ($85)
Voyageur Canoe Paddle, wood ($65)
Skagit, 2-pc., 250 cm, long kayak paddle for easy solo paddling ($130)
Deluxe Folding Cane Seat, removable ($85)
Retroglide Deluxe Life Vest ($125)
Heron's featherweight Kevlar/Graphite
construction with an Airex foam core weighs a mere 42 pounds, making
solo portages a breeze. If your path to the water involves
steep trails, stairs, or a slippery beach, you will be glad you
chose our Heron 17 R!
Paddling the Heron with Bent-Shaft Canoe Paddles means you’ll
go farther, faster, with less effort... Bent-Shaft Paddles #0303
NOTE: Heron 17 R doubles as a stable and seaworthy
all-weather rower and can be rowed with one or two Oarmasters, see
Length 17’ Width
35.5" Load Capacity 825 lbs.
Weight Kevlar/Graphite 42 lbs.