Pelican Explorer 146 DLX

Family Open Canoe With Seats And Backrests

A superb first open canoe, the Pelican Explorer 14.6 is ideal for family days out, camping, fishing or just getting out and about on the water for a bit of fun in comfort.

Pelican Explorer 14.6 Open Canadian Canoe 3 seater perfect for family paddling

Pelican Explorer 146 DLX Open Canoe with Backrests

Paddling the 3 seater Pelican 15.5 Family Open Canoe
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Pelican Explorer 14.6

The Pelican Explorer 14.6 canoe is a versatile family canoe, if you're looking for a canoe that can do a multitude of things for not a lot of money then look no further. This canoe offers great stability due to its width and a lot of comfort with it folding backrest giving that much needed back support.

The Pelican Explorer 14.6 is a stable open canoe that will give you the confidence on the water and will allow you to focus on enjoying your day out. The middle bench seat is great for taking a friend and inside there is even a handy little cooler section to keep your refreshments cool and easy to access. Built in the middle seat there are features such as drinks holders and vertical rod rests. The low maintenance seats are plastic as are the folding backrests and the paddling position is great for relaxed, efficient paddle strokes. There is enough space on board to bring your four legged with you on your trip or even some camping gear if you fancy it.

The hull of the Pelican Explorer 14.6 is made from the wonderful Ram-X material. This is a High Molecular Weight plastic that gives amazing durability at a weight and cost that is extremely reasonable. The plastic bow and stern end plates have comfortable carry handles built in and the whole canoe has an overall feel of quality.


  • Seating: 3 bench seats
  • Hull material: RAM-X™
  • Aluminum gunnels with protective sleeve
  • Bow and stern carrying handles
  • Centre seat with built in cooler
  • Vertical rod holders
  • Drinks holders
  • Folding backrest on bow / stern seats


  • Length: 4.55m
  • Width: 97cm
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 363kg Optimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Pelican Explorer 14.6 for your weight
  • Weight: 40.8kg

Recommended Extras:

Durable and hard wearing alloy canoe paddle

Pelican Beavertail Canoe Paddle

A durable and hard wearing Canoe paddle with plastic blades and alloy shaft that is perfect for beginners or as an emergency paddle.

Price £24.95

Open canoe storage barrel

30 Litre Blue Storage Barrel

Blue Barrel for dry storage of camping and touring essentials.

Price £32.95

Dry bag for keeping those essentials dry in the Pelican 15.5

Feelfree 30 Litre Dry Bag

Hard wearing vinyl dry bag for storage of anything you do not want to get wet.

Price £24.95

Folding Open Canoe trolley
Open Canoe Trolley

Folding trolley for transporting your Canoe from the car to the launching site. Folds up for easy storage and transportation.

Price £69.95


For delivery of Pelican Explorer 14.6 please contact us with your delivery address and we will endeavour to provide a delivery price & service using our own fleet of vehicles where possible.

Alternatively we offer nationwide click and collect service from any of our stores as listed below.

Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Pelican Explorer 14.6 online from our website and collect from our shop in Hamworthy, Poole or you can collect from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with instore collection.

Our other stores are:

  • Southampton Canoes - Totton
  • Cornwall Canoes - St. Columb Road, Nr Newquay
  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven, East Sussex
  • Kayaks & Paddles Plymouth, Devon
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

Give us a call on 01202 625256 if you have any questions about the Pelican Explorer 14.6