Overview | Covert 9.3 Duratough
Sometimes you just have to throw the rule book away!

A step in the tail of the Covert 9.3 ensures a clean release of water from the stern, which not only reduces drag, but also helps to reduce the tendency for the tail to bog down on boily eddy lines or when getting bounced around by large lateral waves.

The sidewall profile of the boat is also continually curved. This helps boost secondary stability and keeps the waterline width to a minimum.

Ideal for Class III to Class V River Running

Tech Specs: 

 Length - 2820 mm / 9.3'

 Width - 735 mm / 29.25"

 Depth - 381 mm / 15"

 Ash gunwales - 23.5 Kg / 51.5 lb

Make it your own

The Covert 9.3 Duratough is built for the most challenging moves in steep-creeking environments, so every component has to be fit for purpose and factory fitted to proven standards. The construction is specified by us, but as ever, Silverbirch Canoes offer unparalleled options for custom finishes.

Choose Your Colour

Choose Fades or Prints

Customise Your Saddle

Duratough is a thickness optimised single layer hull which is made of the toughest and most durable polymer we can find.

It is maximised for impact resistance and stiffness which is continually tested, both in the lab and by our highly abusive brand ambassadors around the world ensuring it is the best it can be.

We then feed this research back to our polymer company, who work with us to continually improve Duratough's resilience.

Every shell is cooked to the perfect temperature by our in-house computer controlled ovens, and then undergoes extensive testing to ensure it is up to the rigours of modern OC1 paddling.

Colour Options

Duratough Colour Options

Choose one or more of these base colours for moulding your Duratough Covert 9.3

Vivid Yellow

Burnt Orange

Firebrick Red

Candy Pink

Lime Green

Electric Blue


Jet Black

Custom Outfitting

We outfit every boat to suit your requirements with pride in our Norfolk production facility

There is no such thing as a 'standard-use' for a canoe. Each and every paddler has unique set of needs, and each and every boat should be as unique as the paddler using it.

We can help!

We work with an incredible team of paddlers and engineering professionals around the world to design and build the best canoes possible.

Offering you the ability to customise a boat to your exact needs is a natural extension of this passion and allows us to craft something completely unique for you and your needs

 Steve Childs - Silverbirch Canoes Director


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