• Here a Nova Craft Moisie model tackles the rapids on Ontario’s Madawaska River.

Nova Craft Canoe

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


  • Among the synthetic materials that became important in the canoe market was ABS, or acrylonitrile butadiene styrene. The thermoplastic polymer made the basis of a tough, relatively inexpensive canoe to compete with the aluminum boats on the market.
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