Pelican Kayaks Introduces 2 New Kayaks for ICAST 2018

by • July 7, 2018 • Kayak Reviews, Press ReleasesComments (9)7000

Pelican Kayaks will introduce 2 new kayaks at this year’s ICAST 2018 show, the Sentinel 100X Angler that is designed for fishing first and the Catch 130HD, Pelican’s own entry into the pedal drive kayak market.

The Sentinel 100X Angler, designed for fishing first! 

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LAVAL, QUEBEC – For anglers, there is nothing more enjoyable than spending an afternoon skimming across a quiet lake or river, casting your lines in search of that next great catch. Fishing enthusiasts looking to dabble in kayak fishing have always had to settle for recreational kayaks that have been repurposed for fishing through the addition of a few quick fishing oriented accessories. Now, thanks to Pelican, that’s no longer the case.

Pelican’s new Sentinel 100X Angler: Big adventure for the newest anglers

“The Sentinel 100X Angler didn’t get transformed into a fishing kayak; it was born a fishing kayak. Designed from the ground up with one purpose in mind—becoming your partner on your next fishing adventure. Designed by Pelican’s own design team, with feedback from the fishing industry, the Sentinel 100X Angler is a highly functional sit-on-top kayak that is designed to provide a stable fishing experience while providing all the storage and accessories anglers will find most convenient.

The Sentinel 100X Angler measures 9 feet-6 inches and guarantees a stable experience through its specially designed Multi Chine Flat Bottom hull. Its nimble length still provides the tracking and straightness one would expect from a longer kayak.

Pelican International debuts a pedal fishing kayak, The Catch 130HD, at ICAST 2018

LAVAL, QUEBEC, Canada – Pelican International, a world leader in the design and manufacturing of performance, recreational and angler kayaks, SUPs, canoes and pedal boats for 50 years, is proud to announce the launch of The Catch 130 HyDryve, an all-new pedal propelled fishing kayak, making its debut at ICAST 2018. A nominee in the ICAST New Product Showcase, The Catch 130HD will be available to consumers beginning in 2019.

“Finally, a pedal drive fishing kayak that anyone can buy. We’re excited to return to ICAST and debut The Catch 130HD to fishing enthusiasts and experts,” said Vincent Bedard, Director of Marketing and Communications for Pelican International.

The Catch 130HD measures 12 feet- 6 inches in length and 34 inches wide. It features the new HyDryve™ pedal propulsion system that’s adjustable, easy to install, and easy to operate. The Catch 130HD weighs approximately 85lbs and has a 425lb max capacity.

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9 Responses to Pelican Kayaks Introduces 2 New Kayaks for ICAST 2018

  1. Carlos says:

    Will these have landing gear and other accessories when they are released?

    • Tony Hart says:

      This kayak won’t be available until 2019, so we’re not sure what will all be available with the kayak. Perhaps reaching out to Pelican could answer those questions for you.

      • carlos says:

        Good call. Just sent them an email asking the questions below. I’ll keep everyone posted.

        1. Can you stand up?
        2. Is there landing gear?
        3. Will my Hobie Mirage drive fit into the pelican? If so, what is the price without the drive?
        4. If Mirage Drive will not fit, will there be a drive made by pelican that includes reverse?

        • carlos says:

          Here are the answers I got

          The new catch 130 HyDryve will have a limited manufactures lifetime warranty on the hull of the kayak. All parts and accessories will be covered for 1 year. The warranty on the pedal drive system has yet to be determined.

          We never recommend standing in any of our kayaks, however like the catch 120 this kayak will be very stable. The kayak will not be sold without the drive system however the Hobie drive does fit into our kayak. The kayak does not have a reverse function however if the pedal driver is removed and installed backwards it can revers

  2. Carlos says:

    Can you stand up in the Pelican Catch 130 HYDRYVE?

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