Shearwater: Cedar and Canvas open canoe




The classic Canadian canoe built entirely from timber and sheathed in canvas.  Based on the traditional native American birch bark canoes and modified by European settlers to make a boat that is beautiful, robust and a pleasure to paddle.

Shearwater 14 from £3200

Shearwater 16 from £3400

Full details and description available here.

To order a Shearwater contact John to discuss the details of your order.

email :

mobile +44 (0) 7722018457

Additional information

Options/ choices

The Shearwater has a range of options including: The timbers used for the gunnels, decks, thwarts and seats; the Material used for the seat support; the paint colour and finishes used on the hull and timbers.

Boat deposit

16 ft deposit, 14 ft deposit


To confirm your intent to order this boat to be built we require a 15% deposit. Payment of the deposit confirms your place in the workshop build schedule. Building will not begin until we have had discussion via e-mail or telephone to confirm options.


At this point select 'To be confirmed.'