2017 Heritage 18 CARBON Little River’s Flagship Adventure Craft

Steve and Belinda: first outing, ordered a Heritage 18 Carbon

The Heritage 18 Carbon is now available as a Single or Double, with an ultra light carbon hull and deck that weighs as little as 84 pounds. It’s ideal for those car topping and portaging. This is a refined, detailed high-tech rowing craft. It is our marquis adventure craft.


Heritage 18 Carbon



5 years in the research and development, we quietly made and sold these Carbon marvels all 2011, but did not advertise to get a year’s open market feedback.  The reports are in and all amazing.                                                                                                                  

The Heritage Carbon 18 is ideal for  car topping , portaging, open water racing, or simply giving yourself the best green healthy aquatic exercise known. This is a  simple to use, stable, solid and beautiful vessel, ideal for double rowing and big/tall single rowing.

Like the Classic,  it has a fully molded interior and Patented fold in riggers. This is our best gear, as in the Classic.  It includes a comfortable passenger seating in the bow and stern. The bench is also carbon fiber, and is removable, as is the sliding seat monorail. (an Ultralight 5 pound monorail system is available as an option: includes our lightest weight Carbon seat with a high tech gel pad and ultralight  foot rests). And when you order as

Whitehall Rowboat at Dawson's

The riggers pop out instantly to make carrying on you vehicle a snap. There is  a  molded interior in the Carbon to add rigidity. Standard features include a forward  storage locker, bow and stern eyes, molded in non-skid, patented Fold-in rigger system  (this is the only system you can fold in with the oars installed– makes docking a  breeze). Expect to be impressed in the quality, performance, ease of use.  Equal in speed  to a single rec-shell*, she delivers uncanny stability with speed.


Specifications and Accessories


  • Standard fold-in riggers
  • Hull and Deck high-tech carbon fiber build, including benches
  • Massive Positive flotation means self-rescuing capable
  • Ideal for car-topping
  • Stable enough to stand in and cast a fishing pole
  • Black or white rails, or optional teak trim
  • Available as Single or Double. Double comes standard with conversion kit to balanced single
  • 2 Year “bumper to bumper” Warranty, standard factory 2 yr limited warranty included



Length 17’8″ or 5.38 m
Width 40″ or 101.6 cm
Ultralight Carbon Hull 84 lbs. Base Single
89 lbs. Base Double
Carrying Capacity 560 lbs.

Suggested Purchase Order


Carbon Heritage 18 Single only $7795
Carbon Heritage 18 Double $8995
1 pr. sculling oars Ultralite Pure Carbon Hatchets $699/pr
Ultralight UltraTech* Monorail (carbon feet and seat, gelpad) add $250
2 pr. sculling oars Ultralite Pure Carbon Hatchets $1398