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Seliga
Touring
B 19
POLARIS
 

Seliga

Joe Seliga built his famed wood canvas canoes in Ely, Minnesota for over 60 years. Seligas have been cherished by generations thanks to their meticulous construction, classic hull shape, and beautiful recurved stems. When Joe was ready to pass on his legacy he sought out Bell and now Northstar to request that his time honored design continue in lightweight materials. Here it is, again.

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Measurements

Length: 17ft

Length/Width Ratio: 6.3

Width: 36 gw / 36 mx / 32.5 wl

Sheer: 21 bw / 14 ms / 21 st

Rocker: 2.5 bw / 2.5 st

Weight: 40 SL /  43 BL

Optimal Load: 350–650 lbs

Displacement: 2” WL : 200 lbs
3” WL : 350 lbs
4” WL : 480 lbs
5” WL : 640 lbs

Material Options

BlackLite:

Proprietary carbon outer with Aramid reinforcements. Combines the stiffness of carbon fiber and the excellent tensile strength of Aramid. Our full wet vacuum bag and foam core allows us to artfully balance strength and weight. For those that want significantly greater durability than StarLite, yet value a lightweight canoe. Exterior resin coated for maximum weight savings.

Color: Black carbon weave.

StarLite:

All Aramid. Our proprietary yellow and black makes a stunning moiré pattern. Full wet bag minimizes resin and creates the lightest weight canoe available. Foam core, ribs and internal reinforcements make a stiff, efficient hull. The choice of flat-water paddlers everywhere. Exterior resin coated for maximum weight savings.

Color: Northstar proprietary Aramid weave.

Trim Options

Tandem Canoe: Aluminum Trim: Standard Ash Components:

Proprietary two piece bronze anodized aluminum gunwales; thermoformed deck plates; bronze anodized aluminum thwarts and grab handles; ash yoke; laminated contoured ash web seats hung on ash drops.

Tandem Canoe: Aluminum Trim: Upgraded Walnut Components:

Proprietary two piece bronze anodized aluminum gunwales; thermoformed deck plates; walnut and ash laminated contoured web seats hung on walnut drops; walnut and ash laminated yoke and thwarts.

Tandem Canoe: Wood Trim: Standard Walnut Components:

Timeless oiled ash gunwales; sculpted and laminated walnut and ash end decks; walnut and ash laminated contoured web seats hung on walnut drops; walnut and ash laminated yoke and thwarts; tie down loops. Wood trim increases the weight of a tandem canoe by ~3 lbs.