Pelican Kayaks Review
The Esprit, Wave, Pursuit, Castaway
Pelican Kayaks aims to make boating accessible and affordable for everyone. Since 1969 they have been manufacturing high quality boats for affordable prices. Today Pelican Kayaks produces over 50 models of boat including a range of recreational and touring kayaks.
Pelican Kayaks’ range of recreational kayaks is designed for family fun with high stability and safety a design priority. These entry-level kayaks are just right for beginners with large cockpits for easy entry and exit, wide hulls for extra initial stability and good manoeuvrability. The Wave and Wave Fade are their two most popular recreational kayak designs.
Pelican’s range of touring kayaks are for more advanced recreational kayakers with longer, sleeker hulls for extra speed and glide. The Pursuit and the Esprit are comfortable, versatile and roomy kayaks great for long or short distance trips. They are fitted with high quality adjustable backrests, adjustable foot pads, storage hatches and drinks holders.
Pelican Kayaks’ recreational sit on designs are aimed at family fun, with an open deck and a wide beam for extra safety and stability and great flexibility in paddling style. Their touring kayaks come in tandem or solo versions and have built-in stability and flotation devices, and comfortable seating wells making them a great choice for short distance flat water trips.
Pelican Kayaks’ sporting range features high performance fishing kayaks such as the Castaway. With built-in flotation devices and enhanced stability these boats are ideal for a variety of sporting activities, and have high capacity storage wells, great tracking and high comfort levels.
Pelican kayaks retail for between $300 and $600 and are stocked at most major outdoor shops across North America. To locate a dealer and for more information on Pelican Kayaks check out their website at Pelican-intl.com.