• The Souris River Canoe factory in Atikokan, Ontario, Canada, produces several popular canoe tripping models made of Kevlar fibers and epoxy resin.

Kevlar Canoes

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims


  • Other manufacturers use resins of polyester and/or vinylester. By tensile strength-to-weight measure, Kevlar is five times stronger than steel.
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