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All the solid, traditional essentials to allow you to truly master the flow with grace and aplomb.

Available in: Ranger, Prospector, Hunter

Standard Explorer Spec Features

Bow & Stern Lacing

Secures airbags to the hull of the canoe, and offers high strength attachment points for gear rescues.

Deep Dish Yoke

Provides added rigidity to the structure of the canoe as a whole, as well as a solid rescue attachment and gear lashing point. The deep dish is design also allows for increased comfort when shoulder carrying, and is fitted balanced.

Factory Fitted Airbags

Airbags offer maximum flotation at minimum weight and are essential to reduce the momentum of a canoe when attempting a whitewater rescue, preventing damage or loss of your canoes.

Heavy Duty Alloy Seat Hangers

Strong enough to cope with the excited wriggles of generations of new canoeists, and the demands of all shapes and sizes of paddlers. Can be reversed for an angled kneeling seat.

High Strength Rope End Grabs

Rope end grabs are the ideal solution for whitewater rescues, fitted above the waterline through the main body of the canoe, ensuring sufficient strength to deal with the forces involved.

Kneeling Thwart

Promotes an efficient and comfortable paddling style. Factory fitted to your specified location.

Premium Wooden Carry Handles

Low profile moulded PE end decks and wooden carry handles perfectly compliment the wooden seats of the whitewater spec and create something that looks as good off the water as on it.

Tough Vinyl Gunwales

Scratch resistant and highly resilient to the forces exerted on gunwales.

Varnished Wood Web Seats

Not just an optional upgrade, these durable and attractive seats come as standard on all Venture Canoes.



Plastic Alloy

Alloy reinforced for heavy duty use such as groups and centres.

Plastic Tank

Contoured seat pan with fishing rod, cup holder and accessory tray. (Available on Rangers)

Wide Centre

3rd centre seat available on all models.

4th Seat

Available in Hunters

Custom Position

We'll fit the seat in your specified location.

Sailing Seat

Wood web seat incorporating a support for a sail mast, for use in combination with a mast foot (not included).

Adjustable Seat Hangers

Quick, solid height and angle adjustment to suit different paddlers and situations

Yoke & Thwarts

Custom Position

We'll fit the yoke or thwart in your specified location.

Adjustable Kneeling Thwart Hangers

Quick, solid height and angle adjustment to suit different paddlers and situations


Laced-In Buoyancy Wedges

Additional buoyancy is essential for open water and whitewater use; foam wedges provide an excellent, high-durability solution.


Lengths of rope at the bow and stern used for a variety of purposes, such as tying up the boat or guiding it down rapids when empty.


Full Length Lacing

Lacing along the full length of both sides to increase rescue attachment point versatility and strength.

Full Length with Gear Loops

Threaded PVC tubing along the inside of the lacing allows easier attachment of gear and equipment.

Custom Lacing

We'll work with you to produce a bespoke lacing solution perfectly matched to your requirements.


High Line

Higher side for increased capacity and a drier ride. (Excludes Afon)

Low Line

Lower side for less windage and easier paddling access for smaller canoeists. (Excludes Afon)