The 18′ Jensen Stock is a great tripping canoe. A shallow arch hull makes it stable, and the slight tumblehome makes it easy to paddle. If you’re planning extended trips in the north country and don’t plan on paddling grade 2+ whitewater, the 18′ Stock could be the canoe you have been waiting for. The “Stock” offers general purpose paddling with capacity, handling and speed.
At the 4″ waterline, it is 15% of its width, which meets the regulations for the “stock” class in many U.S. races. The 18′ Jensen Stock tracks well and resists turning. To turn it quickly, lean it away from the side you are turning to. This canoe is well suited for wilderness trips where a minimum of rough water is encountered and a need for speed is desired. Enjoy a good blend of general purpose paddling with capacity and speed.
|Bucket Seats||Vinyl Gunnel Covers|
|Footbrace||Black Trim Package|
|Flotation Tanks||Wood Trim Package|
|Sliding Bow Seat||Foam Thigh Pads|
|Center Thwart||Wilderness Lash System|
|Bow & Stern Thwarts||Yoke (Contoured or Flat)|
|Foam Core||Expedition Skirt|
|Length: ||18′ - 549 cm||Kevlar® - Ultralight: ||52 lbs - 23.6 kg|
|Beam: ||33″ | 32.5″ (@ 4″Waterline) - 83.8 - 82.6 cm||Custom Kevlar®: ||44 lbs - 20 kg|
|Bow Height: ||19″ - 48.3 cm||Price:|
|Stern Height: ||18″ - 45.7 cm||Kevlar® - Ultralight:||€4.495,-|
|Center Height: ||13″ - 33 cm||Custom Kevlar®: ||€5.375,-|
Ultralight Kevlar® canoes are built without any exterior gelcoat, thus the hull has the ‘honey’ color of Kevlar®. The absence of gelcoat results in a weight savings of approximately 10%. The first layer is woven S-glass which is very abrasion resistant and is stronger under compression than Kevlar®. Two layers of Kevlar® are then applied with extra reinforcement in areas of high stress.
Custom Kevlar®, our lightest layup, has a minimum of two layers of Kevlar®. The hull is stiffened with a vacuum-bagged foam core and graphite reinforced-foam ribs on the side walls. The Custom Kevlar® layup will have a clear skin coat finish and will look just like the Ultralight layup. Custom Kevlar® models will not be as durable as the Kevlar® or Ultralight constructions, but the weight of the canoe will be considerably less.