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Travel Canoe 16

Seats three with plenty of room to spare

About the Travel Canoe 16 Inflatable Canoe

The World's First Patented High Pressure All Drop Stitch Inflatable Travel Canoe has arrived!

Say goodbye to heavy, unstable, tippy, nearly impossible to store and transport canoes! The Sea Eagle Inflatable TC16 fits in a small car trunk or closet with plenty of room to spare and sets up in under 10 minutes!

The TC16 has accomplished feats well beyond reach of traditional canoes. It is a completely buoyant and unsinkable canoe, easy to upright and re-enter from the water, 33% lighter than comparable canoes, has incredible primary and secondary stability (stable to stand in), bow/stern molds that slice through the water, full length flat planing surface area for additional speed, designed to create lift and reduce drag, entire hull waterline length enabling paddling speeds up to 5 mph, full length double chine system and removable rear skeg to enhance tracking and increase stability, three separate air chambers for additional safety and is rated for up to Class IV whitewater.

U.S. Patent 9,452,809

About the Travel Canoe™ Series

Introducing the World's First and Only Patented All Drop Stitch Constructed Inflatable Portable Packable Canoe!

Fully inflated the Sea Eagle 16ft Travel Canoe is sixteen feet long, thirty-eight inches wide (at center), and twenty inches deep at the highest points with a max load capacity of 915 lbs! This incredible canoe packs down to a mere 40" x 24" x 16" rectangle, fits into its own bag and is 33% lighter than traditional hard shell canoes of the same class and category the TC16 still fits into the small trunk of a Mini Cooper!

With 3" thick rigid high pressure (10 psi) inflatable drop stitch gunwales (side rails) that stand 20" at the highest points and are set at a 15° angle with a 16' long x 25" wide x 3" thick rigid high pressure (10 psi) inflatable drop stitch floor you not only have incredible initial primary stability but you also have outstanding secondary stability. Far more stable than traditional rigid hull canoes!

U.S. Patent 9,452,809

Specifications (compare all inflatable canoe)

Person Capacity 3
Hull Weight 60 lbs.
Length 16 ft.
Width 3 ft. 2 in.
Interior 15'2" x 25"
Load Capacity 915 lbs.
Deflated Approx. 40" x 24" x 16"
Chambers 3: Port, Starboard, Floor
Inflation time 7-9 Minutes
Seam Overlap
Material 1000 Denier Reinforced
Tube Dimensions Gunwales: 20" High at Bow & Stern, 15" High at Center. Gunwales & Floor: 3" Thick High Pressure Drop Stitch
Whitewater Rating Up to Class IV
Inflation Pressure Up to 10 psi

Certifications


Standard Features

  • NMMA Certified
  • Patented High Pressure (up to 10 psi) All Drop Stitch Construction
  • Patented Plastic Bow and Stern Molds that cut through the water increasing tracking
  • 2 Movable and Adjustable Inflatable Drop Stitch Seats with backrests OR 2 Traditional Wood/Web seats
  • Small Removable Rear Skeg for excellent tracking in shallow waters
  • Front & Rear Spray Skirts with Front and Rear Carry Handles
  • 3 Independently Separate High Pressure Drop Stitch Chambers for added safety
  • 4 Open and Close Floor Drains
  • 12 D-Rings for securing seats at various locations
  • 2 Conveniently located Diamond Patterned Non-Slip EVA Foam Deck Pads
  • 2 Center Carry Handles
  • 3 One-Way Air Valves
  • Fits in a bag
  • Rated for up to Class IV whitewater
  • Printed Instructions

Travel Canoe 16 in the news

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TC16 Reviews (8 total, avg. review: 4.8 out of 5)

3/18/2020
5.0 out of 5 stars. Scott Masterson , Roanoke Verified Owner

Fantastic boat! We've had the TC16 for over 2 years now, and I can't say enough good things about it. It's light, stable, fast for an inflatable, carries my family of 4 without any problems, and is constructed very well. It's also really good in class I-III whitewater, especially solo. I love the structure created by the drop-stitch construction, especially since it allowed Sea Eagle to create a nearly plastic boat-like stiffness with only 3 chambers and no thwarts. The only 2 downsides that I've experienced are that it's not self-bailing (which is probably asking too much for a canoe), and putting the inflatable seats into the boat is a bit janky. I'd love to see a more robust mounting system for the seats, but other than that there's nothing I'd change about the boat. Finally, Sea Eagle's customer service is fantastic! The TC16 will be with my family for a very long time!

2/18/2020
5.0 out of 5 stars. Richard Warner , ROSCOE Verified Owner

Hi:

I have become your best salesman. I take my canoe out at Rock Cut State Park. Many people come and ask me about the canoe and are very impressed. I tell how to get to your website etc.. I am thinking of getting a Razor Lite kayak next. The canoe is great to take more than one person out on the lake, However, I think I would like the Razor Lite when I am by myself which is most of the time as I am out of on the lake usually in the early morning.

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Many people can not believe that the canoe is inflatable. They assume that it is some other rigid material. Many people comment about how sleek it looks in the water.

The quality of construction is great. It really skims across the water. I love the portability and ease of storage. I did a lot of research before buying and was very impressed with this canoe when I received it.

Anyway, I love it and look forward to warmer weather when I can take it out again.

1/12/2019
5.0 out of 5 stars. Clif Edwards , At Large, USA Verified Owner

I have considered myself a "canoe guy" since 1988, having owned and paddled many fine canoes. When I retired and became a full time RVer, my canoe lived on top of my camper van. It did a lot of suffering there: U.V. sun damage, reduced gas mileage, strain of loading/unloading. When I learned of the Sea Eagle TC16 it sounded to good to be true. Since getting it last February, I have put it to the test, paddling numerous rivers and lakes in eight different states. I have paddled it solo, tandem, and with a grandchild to make three. I have overnight camped out of it, both solo and with a partner for multi nights. It is quiet to paddle, no more banging of the gunnels with the paddles. We have been thrilled running level 3 rapids and surviving a surprise wind event while paddling the Flaming Gorge (Glad I had the skeg on.). We have purposely capsized it and practiced self rescue and it performed magnificently. We can have it unpacked and inflated in less then 15 minutes. We highly recommend it.

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10/22/2018
5.0 out of 5 stars. Lee Green , EDMONTON Verified Owner

We took our boat out for its first time on the water early in October, on a 3-day trip down the Kootenay River in British Columbia. The boat performed admirably. It carried our load of camping gear and supplies, paddled well on the flats and in the rapids, and ran Class III drops with no fuss. It handled the river at least as well as our friends’ conventional canoes, and was generally drier at the foot of the rapids. I was skeptical of the inflatable seats at first, but they proved to be both quite comfortable and very functional on the flats and when maneuvering in rapids. I was also concerned that it would be awkward and time-consuming to try to fold back up, but it went quickly and exactly as the directions describe. It was a nice bonus driving home in the windy conditions on the Trans-Canada Highway without a canoe on the roof catching gusts. We found the TC16 performed every bit as claimed. It's a solid wilderness tripping boat.

7/15/2018
4.0 out of 5 stars. Tim Chapman , Big Torch Key Verified Owner

The TC 16 is the best inflatable canoe I have seen. It packs into my 23 ft Wennebago motor home along with all the gear I need. I tested it at Flamingo in Everglades National Park after Hurricane Irma left debris and obstacles. I inflated with the manual pump, set it on a light collapsible dolly with an ice chest, 3 tackle bags, 4 rods, the pump, patch kit, 2 paddles and a foam paddling block, GPS/Hand Held Marine two way radio and big spray.

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The wind was 20 mph and in those conditions, the area can be the harshest environment in the US.

I wheeled the loaded canoe 1/8 of a mile, drug it through Mangrove mud to launch and fished mangrove islands and caught Sea Trout.

The canoe handled perfectly while I sat on my knees resting my rear on the paddle block.

The seats were useless because the proper way to paddle a canoe is on your knees not on a seat. The seats do not attach well, move around and only allow for ameture paddling. Canoe is a five stars but the seats are 2 Stars. Great Canoe.

1/15/2018
5.0 out of 5 stars. Johannes Niederberger , CHICAGO Verified Owner
Selfie of Johannes Niederberger with their boat Johannes Niederberger's boat

It's been a great canoe. We took it on a 12 day, 185 mile float down the Yellowstone River. It handled very well and didn't have any issues with it (very robust). The river was up higher than usual so there some nice class II and a few class III rapids to go through. The boat performed very well. The only complaint I have is the weight of the hull. Its listed as being 60 lbs on the website but mine weighs 74 lbs with the cover (without the seats or fin). 70 lbs is the limit for a normal check bag for airlines so it makes it quite expensive to travel with by air. Prior to the next trip I will see if there is any way of shedding some weight.

Sea Eagle's reply:

TC16 models 2018 and newer weigh 60 lbs. Identifiable by the gray color versus the prior green model that weighed 70 lbs.

12/31/2017
4.0 out of 5 stars. Robert Ramundo , TUXEDO PARK Verified Owner

I bought this so it could fit in our RV and take it with us, and also use around our home on the lakes. Overall I have been happy with the boat but do have some issues with the seats being comfortable.

4/21/2017
5.0 out of 5 stars. Stephen Rand , Milwaukie Verified Owner
Stephen Rand's boat

My wife Bonnie and I love the TC16 canoe and plan on using it a lot this summer and fall in the lakes and rivers of Oregon. I was impressed with the return policy in that the first canoe we received have a defect that showed up when we had the canoe for 5 months and I called and sent pictures of the defect and your staff determined that it was a manufacturing error and after following your instructions was able to have it replaced free of any charges. I have not been able to take the new canoe out yet but am anxious to do so soon. Thank your staff for all their help with our questions.

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Key Features:

  • Patented All Drop Stitch Contruction Creates The Shape Of Traditional Canoes

    Patented All Drop Stitch Contruction Creates The Shape Of Traditional Canoes

    The flat three inch thick high pressure (up to 10 psi) side and floor chambers create a narrow, rigid and extremely spacious canoe. This construction system allows us to literally reinvent the traditional canoe in a unique inflatable form and provides previously impossible benefits. Greater safety, incredible stability and incomparable portability with no sacrifice to paddling performance. U.S. Patent 9,452,809

  • Safer Because Of Inherent Buoyancy

    Safer Because Of Inherent Buoyancy

    Unlike traditional rigid canoes, our Travel Canoe has added buoyancy from the inflatable air chambers of the floor and sides. This means while adhering to the Travel Canoes specifications it will not sink. In addition, because the air chambers have inherent buoyancy you can load this canoe with hundreds of pounds of supplies and still paddle and maneuver easily. Best of all this inherent buoyancy makes the Travel Canoe safer in whitewater rapids (up through class IV).

  • Double Chine System For Triple Stability And Improved Tracking

    Double Chine System For Triple Stability And Improved Tracking

    The Travel Canoe is more stable than many traditional canoes because of the Double Chines that run the entire length of the canoe. All canoes have some form of primary and secondary stability. The Travel Canoe actually has three forms of stability. The two distinct chines along with the flat bottom contribute to stability, speed and tracking of the Travel Canoe. The first chine is formed where the drop stitch inflatable floor meets the drop stitch inflatable side walls. The second chine comes from the angle of the drop stitch inflatable side walls. This results in primary stability from the flat bottom, secondary stability from the first chine and additional stability from the second chine.

  • Bow And Stern Molds Combined With Rear Removable Skeg For Speed And Tracking

    Bow And Stern Molds Combined With Rear Removable Skeg For Speed And Tracking

    The Travel Canoe features bow and stern molds that cut through the wind, water, waves and current while creating lift reducing drag and friction. The added feature of the large removable rear skeg further improves speed and tracking because the skeg reduces the natural yaw of a canoe and makes forward motion far more efficient. The skeg is designed for use on open water and windy conditions. It can be removed in seconds for use on whitewater or when using the J-stokes.

  • Diamond Deck Pads For More Secure Footing

    Diamond Deck Pads For More Secure Footing

    To provide safe and secure footing when getting in and out of the Travel Canoe we have added a layer of diamond pattern anti-skid EVA foam decking. This not only makes this canoe safer to stand on (especially when fishing and casting) it adds an additional layer of protection to the floor. To secure the drop stitch inflatable seats while providing maximum adjustability (for one, two or three paddlers) additional d-rings have been added to hold a durable nylon strap that keeps the seat in place.

  • Packs Into A Bag And Fits Into A Small Car Trunk

    Packs Into A Bag And Fits Into A Small Car Trunk

    Not only is the Travel Canoe 33% lighter than rigid canoes of the same class but it also deflates and packs down to a mere 1/4 of its inflated size. This means the Travel Canoe will fit easily into the smallest car trunks for both easy storage and transport, making it readily available for use at all times.

Travel Canoe 16 Discount Packages

Basic

Component Value
Shipping: (FREE if you order by May 31) $135
Total Value: $2,565
Price $1,849
Your Savings: $716
Package price and FREE SHIPPING offer valid through Sunday, May 31, 2020
Travel Canoe 16 Hull $2,199
Two Inflatable Canoe Seats $118
Boat Carry Bag for TC16 $49
Hand Piston Pump $49
Repair Kit $15
The perfect choice for those who have their own paddles. Easy to transport, easy to pack, easy to stow, safer on the water, ready to go!

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Wood/Web Seats Basic

Component Value
Shipping: (FREE if you order by May 31) $135
Total Value: $2,565
Price $1,849
Your Savings: $716
Package price and FREE SHIPPING offer valid through Sunday, May 31, 2020
Travel Canoe 16 Hull $2,199
Front Wood/Web Seat for TC16 $59
Back Wood/Web Seat for TC16 $59
Boat Carry Bag for TC16 $49
Hand Piston Pump $49
Repair Kit $15
For a more traditional seating option, the TC16 Basic Package with wood/web seats is perfect choice for those who have their own paddles. Easy to transport, easy to pack, easy to stow, safer on the water, ready to go!

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2 Person Start Up

Component Value
Shipping: (FREE if you order by May 31) $135
Total Value: $2,763
Price $1,999
Your Savings: $764
Package price and FREE SHIPPING offer valid through Sunday, May 31, 2020
Travel Canoe 16 Hull $2,199
Two Canoe Paddles $198
Two Inflatable Canoe Seats $118
Boat Carry Bag for TC16 $49
Hand Piston Pump $49
Repair Kit $15
A great package for two! Fits in any trunk and can be checked as luggage (check airline requirements). Perfect for lakes, rivers and bays. Go across country or few miles from home.

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Wood/Web Seats 2 Person Start Up

Component Value
Shipping: (FREE if you order by May 31) $135
Total Value: $2,763
Price $1,999
Your Savings: $764
Package price and FREE SHIPPING offer valid through Sunday, May 31, 2020
Travel Canoe 16 Hull $2,199
Two Canoe Paddles $198
Front Wood/Web Seat for TC16 $59
Back Wood/Web Seat for TC16 $59
Boat Carry Bag for TC16 $49
Hand Piston Pump $49
Repair Kit $15
A great package for two! Fits in any trunk and can be checked as luggage (check airline requirements). Perfect for lakes, rivers and bays. Go across country or few miles from home. Now available with traditional wood/web seats!

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Electric Pump

Component Value
Shipping: (FREE if you order by May 31) $135
Total Value: $2,862
Price $2,099
Your Savings: $763
Package price and FREE SHIPPING offer valid through Sunday, May 31, 2020
Travel Canoe 16 Hull $2,199
Two Canoe Paddles $198
Two Inflatable Canoe Seats $118
BP12 Electric Pump $99
Boat Carry Bag for TC16 $49
Hand Piston Pump $49
Repair Kit $15
Electric Pump Package makes getting out on the water effortless and even faster! Includes 2 pumps - one manual, one electric for fantastic flexibility. A great package for couples.

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Wood/Web Seats Electric Pump

Component Value
Shipping: (FREE if you order by May 31) $135
Total Value: $2,862
Price $2,099
Your Savings: $763
Package price and FREE SHIPPING offer valid through Sunday, May 31, 2020
Travel Canoe 16 Hull $2,199
Two Canoe Paddles $198
BP12 Electric Pump $99
Front Wood/Web Seat for TC16 $59
Back Wood/Web Seat for TC16 $59
Boat Carry Bag for TC16 $49
Hand Piston Pump $49
Repair Kit $15
Electric Pump Package makes getting out on the water effortless and even faster! Includes 2 pumps - one manual, one electric for fantastic flexibility. A great package for couples who prefer traditional wood/web canoe seats.

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Wood/Web Seats Electric Pump for 3

Component Value
Shipping: (FREE if you order by May 31) $135
Total Value: $3,020
Price $2,199
Your Savings: $821
Package price and FREE SHIPPING offer valid through Sunday, May 31, 2020
Travel Canoe 16 Hull $2,199
Three Canoe Paddles $297
BP12 Electric Pump $99
Front Wood/Web Seat for TC16 $59
Middle Wood/Web Seat for TC16 $59
Back Wood/Web Seat for TC16 $59
Boat Carry Bag for TC16 $49
Hand Piston Pump $49
Repair Kit $15
Power to the family - 3 sitting options, 3 paddles, 2 ways to inflate! Easy to set-up, easy to use, easy to pack, easy to transport, easy to store. And now with traditional wood/web canoe seats! Who could ask for more?

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Instructions

Inflatable Canoe Seat

This inflatable seat provides comfort and support for the Travel Canoe. Like the Travel Canoe, the two separate air chambers are made completely of drop stitch technology so it can be inflated to 3psi for rigid support or to a lower psi for a softer ride. The back rest folds down so you can sit a bit higher.

The seat base and backrest are made with two separate and independent chambers so you can adjust both independently as well as the angle of the backrest with our adjustable quick release attachment straps.

Boat Carry Bag for TC16

The real time saver of this bag design is the way it wraps around the boat hull. You don't have to spend time folding the boat to the exact proportions of the bag. Just roll up the boat and place on the open bag, and wrap the flaps around it.

Measures 100" x 64"

Hand Piston Pump

The Hand Piston Pump’s special design allows for low effort and quick inflation. Made with a reliable and strong aluminum shaft. The HandPump comes equipped with hose, recessed one-way valve adapter and a conveniently located, easy visible, accurate built-in pressure gauge. SUP Pump capable of inflating to 1 bar or 15 PSI.

Repair Kit

Repair kit for 1000 Denier PVC boats. Includes hull repair material, tube of glue & Halkey-Roberts valve replacement tool.

Front Wood/Web Seat for TC16

The tapered shape of this seat fits perfectly into the 2020 Travel Canoe. Comfortable seating that conforms to you for a more traditional canoeing experience.

Works with 2020 Travel Canoe TC16 only.

Back Wood/Web Seat for TC16

The tapered shape of this seat fits perfectly into the back position of the 2020 Travel Canoe. Comfortable seating that conforms to you for a more traditional canoeing experience.

Works with 2020 Travel Canoe TC16 only.

Canoe Paddle

This two part aluminum canoe paddle is constructed using Aircraft grade aluminum for the shaft and a proprietary filled fiberglass nylon blade to add a new standard of strength to polymer blades.

It is fully adjustable from four feet collapsed to five feet fully extended. With 6 two inch adjustable settings, you are sure to get the exact length that's perfect for you.

Fashioned as a hybrid between a canoe and SUP paddle we've combined the best of both worlds.

The ergonomic handle fits perfectly into your hand providing both comfort and paddle blade orientation.

The teardrop shaped concaved 17" long x 8.5" wide spoon blade has a kickback angle of 7° increasing not only the amount of water you catch and hold but also the actual catch phase of your stroke as well. Thus lengthening the power phase while allowing you to keep the paddle close to the canoe creating more lift.

BP12 Electric Pump

The Bravo BP12 is a super efficient lightweight single stage high pressure piston pump that will inflate from 1 to 14.5 psi. Simply set the turn dial to your desired pressure setting, press the "on" button and this little workhorse will do the rest.

Included:

102" (8'6") cable w/alligator clips

72" (6') inflation hose

Recessed Valve Adapter

Weight: 4 lbs.

Dimensions: 8" x 4" x 5"

Maximum Draw 20 Amps.

Middle Wood/Web Seat for TC16

The tapered shape of this seat fits perfectly into the 2020 Travel Canoe. Comfortable seating that conforms to you for a more traditional canoeing experience.

Works with 2020 Travel Canoe TC16 only.

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