The Moccasin 14 is a stable solo canoe that is simple to build and suitable for extended camping, fishing or just messing about. Originally designed to satisfy the need for a small easy to portage tripping canoe for the World Class Bowron Canoe Circuit in British Columbia, Canada. Canoeist and builder of 3 Moccasin Canoes, Bill Burk was gracious enough to send us the below linked articles and pictures about his experience with the Moccasin 14 Canoe. A real testament to the simplicity and versatility of the design.
Moccasin 14 Articles by Bill Burk:
Don't forget to check out another Moccasin 14 Review by Small Boats Monthly's Christopher Cunningham. Read it here.
If you're not sure which kayak is right for you here is a comparison between the Moccasin 12, Flyfisher 13 (A stretched Moccasin 12) and the Moccasin 14. Solo Canoe capacity comparision.
The Moccasin 14 is available as a CNC kit from B&B. Check out the excellent build album of hull #25 (build from our kit) from John in NC. His finished Moccasin came in at 40lbs. John writes...
"Finally completed my Moccasin 14 kit - started around Jan 1. (finished in Aug) It was a fantastic experience. Launched this past Saturday and paddles beautifully. Super lightweight and easy to maneuver off cartop for launch. Perfect little boat that I think will see a lot of use. "