Shown in Kevlar Fusion - Ruby over Champagne with Carbon Kevlar Trim and optional Solo Centre Seat


Keewaydin 18.6

The Keewaydin 18.6 elegantly satisfies the demands of marathon racers and family paddlers alike. At a streamlined 18’6” it slices through the water with ease, making it great for marathon racers and expedition trippers. With its high weight capacity and interior volume it’s also great for families who need extra room for packs, kids, or dogs. With its long, sleek, and powerful form the Keewaydin 18’6” is a standout example of superior, lightweight design fusing with graceful function.

Ideal For; Multi Day Canoe Tripping, Family Paddling, Easy Portaging

Standard Options: Contour Seats, Contour Yoke

Shown in Kevlar Fusion - Ruby over Champagne with Carbon Kevlar Trim and optional Solo Centre Seat

  • Optimum Load Range: 375 - 650 lbs
  • Industry Capacity: 1200 lbs
  • Hull Shape: Asymmetrical
Specifications Options Reviews


  • Length: 18.6'
  • Gunwale Width: 32.5"
  • Maximum Width: 35.5"
  • Waterline Width: 32.5"
  • Centre Depth: 14"
  • Bow Height: 21"
  • Stern Height: 18"
  • Bow Rocker: 2"
  • Stern Rocker: 1.25"

Laminates & Weights

Aluminum Trim
  • Kevlar Fusion48 lbs
  • Expedition Kevlar55 lbs
Carbon Kevlar Trim
  • Kevlar Fusion43 lbs
  • Expedition Kevlar51 lbs
  • Carbon Fusion41 lbs
  • Expedition Carbon45 lbs.
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Biggest and bestest

February 3, 2022

After a lot of research we decided Swift was the way to go and having 2 dogs and loving our 3 week trips the Keewaydin 18.6 was what we needed to fit all the gear and have room for our Big and little pups. Our Bongo 100lb Old English Sheepdog did his best to tip us on his first canoe trip but our swift was so stable on the water, even over packed and canoeing some big waves on Georgian Bay we stayed dry, and believe me Bongo did his best to try and sink us. I 100% believe Swift builds the best designed and built canoes in the world. Can’t wait to create a million more memories in ours.


The best part of our family’s summer

February 3, 2022

Our Keewaydin is absolutely amazing, and is the best part of our family’s summer. If you’re looking for an exceptional quality boat to enjoy with kids, this is it. The boat is fast, sturdy, comfortable, absolutely beautiful, and has taken us on family adventures we will never forget. After years of renting canoes it has felt amazing to finally own our own boat, and we are so happy that it’s this one. Whether you’re doing day trips or longer canoe trips, this Keewaydin is up for the adventure, and feels amazing to paddle. Happy paddling!

Alicia & Mark P

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