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Riber 16

If you are looking for an affordable and durable canoe that can fit in all the family then look no further. The Riber 16 Three Seat Canoe sports a classic design and provides great user experience. In addition to this it is one of the most affordable canoes on the market. There is no compromise on comfort in the design of this canoe. The three seats comprise of wooden struts and woven webbing. With added strengthening bar and buoyancy blocks to improve user experience and to ensure this canoe is built to last for many years of use.

The canoe length and beam make it an exceptionally sturdy and stable craft. This is ideal for paddling on rivers, lakes, canals and in the sea. It is so stable that it’s a popular option for Duke of Edinburgh Award candidates and scout groups. Its substantial build also lends itself to activity and hire centres as well as rental companies up and down the U.K as well as in Europe. You won’t find a more durable craft than the Riber 16 Three Seat Canoe. Made from a robust three layer polyethylene hull construction this canoe has a middle layer of buoyancy which is sandwiched between two layers of polyethylene resulting in a significantly increased strength of the hull.

This canoe is a perfect companion for family trips or expeditions. Capable of fitting in all your camping gear this is also a great option for family expeditions. It offers you the chance to explore the great outdoors from the water and encourages a keep fit lifestyle.

  • Length: 486cm

  • Width: 92cm

  • Height: 33cm

  • Weight: 46kg

  • Capacity: 425kg

Pelican Explorer 14.6

Simple to paddle and affordable to purchase, the Explorer from leading manufacturers Pelican is aimed at recreational paddlers. Perfect for day trips, where comfort and ease of use takes priority over load carrying and performance. The Explorer 14.6 comes fitted with 3 bench seats, the middle featuring a cooler box under the hinged lid.

With a 363kg carrying capacity the Pelican Explorer DLX can easily accommodate a small family looking to get out on the water together or two paddlers tandem with enough kit and provisions for a week's canoe camping trip, such as the Great Glen, or Leeds to Liverpool Canoe Trail.

Suitable for use on a wide variety of water conditions, the Pelican Explorer had a wide, flat hull providing good initial stability and a safe platform for learning the basics and spend time enjoying the water, rather than trying to keep the boat balanced and upright!

  • Length: 14ft 11in - 455 cm

  • Width: 97 cm

  • Weight: 40.8 kg

  • Capacity: 363 kg

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