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Recreational & Touring Canoes

Brighton Canoes are pleased to offer an extensive range of canadian open canoes ideal for family use and recreational fun. The open canoes listed below are our most popular range of canoes that will happily accomodate 2 adults plus 1 or 2 children or the family pet. These canoes are ideal for novice or experienced paddlers and are normally extremely stable and easy to paddle.

Enigma Canoes Nimrod 14

Enigma Canoes Nimrod 14

The Enigma Canoe Nimroad 14 is our lightest plastic tandem open canoes. Perfect for tandem or solo paddles and easy to transport and car top.

Enigma Canoes Prospector 16

Enigma Canoes Prospector 16

Enigma Canoes Prospector 16 is a UK manufactured robust triple layer classic shaped prospector design open canoes. A versatile all round canoe that is highly capable on a variety of water types.

Nova Craft Prospector 15 SP3

Nova Craft Prospector 15 SP3

The Nova Craft Prospector 15 is a compact canoe that offers great all round performace. Available in different contrsuctions to suit all weight and budget requirements. Ideal as a solo / tandem canoe.


Enigma Canoes Nimrod 15

Enigma Canoes Nimrod 15

The Nimrod 15 is a compact tandem/solo canoe with a flatter hull providing excellent initial stability. An increased draught provides a drier ride and capability to carry more load compared to the 14.

Nova Craft Prospector 16 SP3 & TuffStuff

Nova Craft Prospector 16 SP3

The Prospector 16 SP3 excels on longer river trips but is equally at home carrying the family for an afternoon picnic or even some moderate whitewater action. A true do it all machine.

Nova Craft PAL 16 TuffStuff

Nova Craft PAL 16 TuffStuff

The Nova Craft PAL 16 is one of the best general-purpose traditional canoes ever made. A great choice for paddlers who want a canoe that does it all well.

Nova Craft Bob Special 15' TuffStuff

Nova Craft Bob Special 15' TuffStuff

The Nova Craft Bob Special is a compact 15' canoe that has added width for stability but is still highly manoeuvrable thanks to its hull design. Popular for solo and casual tandem use.

Enigma Canoes Turing 16

Enigma Canoes Turing 16

The flatter & slightly rounded hull profile of the Turing 16 delivery excellent stability and a paddling performance that makes it easy to use whatever your skill level and whatever type of water you find yourself on.

Enigma Canoes Turing 17

Enigma Canoes Turing 17

A 17ft big boy designed to provide maximum carrying capacity for people or gear making it a favourite of both families and wilderness adventurers. Sleek & efficient though the water whilst being robust and easy to paddle.

Pelican Canoes 15'5" Open Canoe

Pelican Canoes 15'5"

The Pelican 15'5 is an easy to paddle & stable open canoe ideal for beginners & families alike. Constructed from Pelican's Ram X material it is tough yet affordable and easy to handle off the water.

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