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Popular Family Canoes for Recreational Canoeing

These canoes are our most popular open boats for recreational canoeing for paddlers new to the sport. All these boats have been designed to provide stability and ease of use, rather than high performance, or specialist use.

Available in different materials to suit different needs- from the Inflatable Scout that packs down to the size of a suitcase, through to the hard wearing triple layer plastic Prospector, and the incredibly lightweight Bob Special for ease of handling.

Pelican 15'5 Canadian Canoes

Pelican 15'5 Canoe

The Pelican 15.5 is a touring canoe for recreational and family paddling.

pelican 14.6 canoe

Pelican Explorer 14'6 DLX

An all-round canoe with room for all the family and 2 deluxe backrest seats as standard.   

Enigma Canoes Prospector 16

Enigma Canoes Prospector 16

The iconic Prospector shape is praised by many as the best do-it-all hull shape ever designed. Perfect for general purpose use, whether on flat or moving water.

Nova Craft Prospector 15 Canoe

Nova Craft Prospector 16 - SP3

The 16 footer is the mid-sized model in the Prospector Range that keeps true to the hugely popular prospector shape, providing a popular all-rounder. This mid-sized version is perfect for heavier/larger paddlers, tandem paddling or paddlers looking for faster canoe, with a higher carrying capacity.

Enigma Canoes Nimrod 14

Enigma Canoes Nimrod 14

Our lightest triple layer plastic 2 person canoe. Designed to handle well when paddled solo, but with the second seat can easily be paddled tandem on a wide variety of water conditions.

Enigma Canoes RTI 13

Enigma Canoes RTI 13

The smallest canoe in the Enigma range, designed for solo paddlers with minimal equipment or their faithful friend. Lightweight and designed to track well over distance.

Enigma Canoes Nimrod 15

Enigma Canoes Nimrod 15

A very stable canoe, perfect for families, it is well suited for inland touring on calm waterways, such as canals, lakes, reservoirs and gently moving rivers.

Nova Craft Bob Special Canoe

Nova Craft Bob Special 15' TuffStuff

Our lightest tandem open boat. The Bob weighs less than most kayaks and could be the perfect choice for those wanting a full-size tandem open boat for flat water touring and occasional overnight trips.

Weighs less than 23kg

Nova Craft Pal 16 Canoe

Nova Craft Pal 16 - TuffStuff

The hugely popular Prospector hull, scaled down to a 15 feet length for tandem paddlers with less kit or solo paddling, creating an easy to handle lightweight all-round canoe. The Prospector shape is considered one of the best general purpose canoe designs ever made.

Gumotex Scout inflatable canoe with 3 seats

Gumotex Scout

Light in weight, and packs down to a fraction of its fully inflated size. The Scout can easily be transported in most car boots or motor home storage lockers. When not in use, this boat is also simple to pack away and store.