Shown in Kevlar Fusion – Ruby over Champagne with Carbon Kevlar Trim and optional Multi Height Pods

Solo / Solo

Keewaydin 14

When we build lightweight solo canoes it’s on the understanding that solo paddlers are often some of our most knowledgeable and particular clients. Their desire for a compact and nimble solo canoe inspired the David Yost designed Keewaydin 14. Offering a slightly narrower paddling station than its big brother the Keewaydin 15, with sharp entry lines and a performance-oriented hull design, this spritely solo has the dynamic capabilities of it’s counterpart, but with even better responsiveness. Quick on the turn and quick to get up to speed, the Keewaydin 14 is the perfect fit for smaller to mid-size paddlers or those who travel light.

Ideal For; Smaller Paddlers, Day Tripping, Multi Day Tripping, Easy Portaging

Standard Options: Fixed Contour Seat

Shown in Kevlar Fusion – Ruby over Champagne with Carbon Kevlar Trim and optional Multi Height Pods

  • Optimum Load Range: 140 - 300 lbs
  • Industry Capacity: 400 lbs
  • Hull Shape: Asymmetrical
Specifications Options Reviews


  • Length: 14'
  • Gunwale Width: 24"
  • Maximum Width: 28"
  • Waterline Width: 25"
  • Centre Depth: 11.5"
  • Bow Height: 18"
  • Stern Height: 15"
  • Bow Rocker: 2"
  • Stern Rocker: 1"

Laminates & Weights

Aluminum Trim
  • Expedition Kevlar39 lbs
  • Kevlar Fusion32 lbs
Carbon Kevlar Trim
  • Expedition Kevlar32 lbs
  • Kevlar Fusion28 lbs
  • Carbon Fusion26 lbs
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A Delightful Canoe to Paddle

Rated 5 out of 5
September 30, 2023

I’m 74, 5’ 10”, 150lbs. I was looking for a light weight solo canoe that I could easily lift on and off the roof of my SUV. I wanted a boat for day paddling lakes and streams, exploring little coves and snaking along winding creeks.

I ordered my Keewaydin 14 with the two-tone color scheme and the carbon fiber foot brace. Even with those options, the boat weighed in under 30 lbs, so it’s very easy to lift and carry.

I found the boat to be an absolute delight to paddle. Its fine entry and asymmetrical lines combined with moderate rocker make it very easy to accelerate and maintain speed while being quite nimble and easy to turn. It responds beautifully to bow steering strokes. Initial stability is a bit touchy as one would expect of a boat this narrow, but the secondary stability is quite reassuring.

I knew I liked the boat, based on a test paddle on a pond at Rutabaga Paddlesports, but on my first outing, which was on a winding creek with easy current and numerous rocks and fallen logs to dodge, I really fell in love with the boat. Paddling on lakes I found that the boat handles small waves and winds from any direction with aplomb. It’s hard to imagine being happier with a canoe.

I usually paddle kneeling. When I put one knee up, I can put my foot on the foot brace to stabilize my position and by pushing on that foot I can get extra power into each stroke. I highly recommend getting the carbon fiber foot brace.

Try the Keewaydin 14. You might love it as much as I do.

David Moulton

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