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Pelican 15 5

Lightweight Budget Family Open Canoe With 3 Seats

The Pelican 15 5, formerly known as the Colorado is a light, stable and durable canoe. The perfect choice for a family starting their love affair with paddling and looking for quality time together.



Pelican 15 5 Cheap Family Budget Open Canoe

Pelican 15.5 canoe

The Pelican 15 5 Canoe With 3 Bench Seats
The Lightweight Pelican 15 5 Canoe Family Canoe
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Pelican 15 5

The Pelican 15 5 is a stable, lightweight and durable canoe at an affordable cheap price. The Pelican 15 5 is based on the old popular Pelican Colorado with a few updates and is the perfect open canoe for a family starting out canoeing on a budget.

The Pelican 15 5 canoe is made from RAM-X material which provides emazing levels of durability yet still remains lightweight. This lightweight construction makes it easy to carry The Pelican 15 5 from the car to the waters edge and when loading on to car roof racks. There are 3 comfortable and durable bench seats as standard which are perfect for family trips and even feature built in rod holders if you wanted to try a little fishing along the way. The ride in the Pelican 15 5 is stable and predicatable and the canoe overall is very easy to handle, the Pelican is a wide open canoe with bags of space in ti even though it's only quite short all which helps it to be ideal for family use.

The Pelican 15 5 gives you all the confidence you need to start exploring the waterways with a strong and reliable material that's not going to break the bank, but will survive many outings and be a faithful family companion for many years.

Check out our review of the Pelican 15.5 during an expedition on the Rogen River by Clicking Here

Features / Spec

  • Seating: 3 bench seats
  • Hull material: RAM-X™
  • Aluminum gunnels with protective sleeve
  • Bow and stern carrying handles
  • Three molded bench seats
  • Vertical rod holders


  • Length: 15’ 6’’ - 475 CM
  • Beam: 37.5’’ - 95 CM
  • Weight: 81 LB - 37 KG
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 363kg / 800Lbs Optimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Pelican 15 5 for your weight

Recommended Accessories

Feelfree General Purpose Buoyancy Aid

Feelfree Buoyancy Aid

An ideal buoyancy aid / pfd for paddlers who are taking their first steps into kayaking and canoeing.

Yak Kallista Multi Purpose Buoyancy Aid

Yak Kallista Buoyancy Aid

Comfortable and adjustable PFD that is ideal for canoeing, kayaking, inflatables and sit on tops.

Pelican Beavertail Lightweight Alloy Shaft Canoe Paddle For Use With The Pelican 15 5

Pelican Beavertail Canoe Paddle

A great cheap lightweight open canoe paddle with aluminium shaft and Polypropylene plastic blade. Lightweight, tough and an ideal spare paddle or for rocky areas when you don't want to be using your nice wooden paddle.

Length 57"



Grey Owl Voyageur is a great paddle for use with the Pelican 15 5

Grey Owl Voyaguer Paddle

Light, powerful and a superb all-rounder, the Voyageur is a popular choice of canoe paddle. Laminated Black Cherry, Basswood, Ash and Walnut with Epoxy tip and Polyurethane exterior coating.

Grey Owl Guide ottertail canoe paddle

Grey Owl Guide

A beautiful paddle for touring and deeper water. Ottertail design that cuts through the water effortlessly. Laminated Black Cherry with Epoxy tip and exterior Polyurethane outer coating.

Canoe Barrels are great for use with the Pelican 15 5

Canoe Barrels - 30 or 60ltr

Tough canoe barrels are ideal for storing kit when open canoeing. Lashed to the canoe they also provide some additional buoyancy. Available in 30 or 60ltr sizes.

Folding Canoe Trolley for use with the Pelican 15 5

Riot Folding Canoe Trolley

A great budget canoe trolley. Folds for easy storage when not in use, solid puncture proof wheels and a kick stand for easy loading.



Railblaza C-Tug Portage Trolley the Pelican 15 5

Railblaza C-Tug Trolley

Still the best Portage Trolley on the market, the C-Tug is strong, breaks down into small parts for easy storage and is fully adjustable for a range of canoe hull shapes.



Delivery Information

Delivery of Clothing, Equipment, Accessories, Paddles & Inflatable Boats/Boards:

We offer a delivery service throughout the UK & Northern Ireland. Most deliveries arrive within 1-3 working days, although some deliveries may take longer.

Delivery of Kayaks & Canoes:

We offer a delivery service on most kayaks & canoes covering most of the UK & Northern Ireland - Some products and areas are excluded. We provide a bespoke delivery service for canoes and kayaks to improve the level of service and minimise the risk of damage.

Most Kayak & Canoe deliveries arrive within 1-2 weeks (not guaranteed) from confirming your order. The majority of Canoe & Kayak deliveries will be quicker than this but some may take longer.

For further information, please read our Delivery Information page.

Click & Collect - Stores Nationwide:

We also offer a collect from store service. Collection for orders placed online can be made from any of our Canoe Shops UK Stores.

For full details on our Click & Collect service, please see: Nationwide Click & Collect

Give us a call on 01603 747139 if you have any questions about the Pelican 15 5