The first in shallow water freighter canoes, Yukon Freightworks Canoe Company builds epoxy resin, UHMW-armored canoes ready for any subsistence or work activity on Alaska's rivers and lakes. Due to the hybridized melding of a narrow flat bottom design with a canoe hull, very little engine power is needed to move our canoes on rivers or lakes, loaded or unloaded.
In the Alaska bush, fuel efficiency is the name of the game, and our designs burn far less than half the fuel of a comparable jet-driven boat. Our canoes are design to be used exclusively with surface-drive motors. Due to their lightness and excellent customer service, the preferred brand is the Copperhead Mud Motor. All of our canoes offer superior performance with conventional outboards as well. Regardless of which motor you choose, you will be very pleased at how rugged, light, and fast our boats are, and you will certainly appreciate the dramatic fuel savings you'll see over conventional boats.
We offer three standard designs, and each of them offers something unique. The 17' Muskrat is 50 inches wide and can be carried on top of a vehicle. Ideal for duck hunting and fishing, this boat can also be used by solo hunters interested in fishing smaller streams. The 18' Taiga Creek model is 58 inches wide and is the staple boat we offer that works well with solo paddlers. The boat has a slick UHMW bottom and can be easily ungrounded by one man, should you run into shallow water. The 22' Alaskan Freighter is the king of our fleet and will handle very large payloads, up to and including two hunters, gear, and two bull moose. If you're hunting smaller rivers with a partner, or if you need to move a lot of material into a remote area, this is the boat for you.
Our boats are available in Hunter Green, Agent Orange, Ptarmigan White, Dark Navy Blue, and Royal Burgundy.
We Ship to You!
Of course if you're on the road system in Alaska you can always stop by our shop in Delta Junction, or we can ship your boat to you. For those living off the road system, we can ship our boats to any destination in Alaska!