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With a Deep V Chine Hull, Fluid Steering System™ rudder, and keel extension, the SPRINT 140DT is a 14' long day touring kayak designed specifically for those who are serious about kayaking. Read more


The SPRINT Recreational Performance Sit-in Collection has been specially created for those looking for better performing hull designs. With a Deep V Chine Hull, Fluid Steering System™ rudder, and keel extension, the SPRINT 140DT is a 14' long day touring kayak designed specifically for those who are serious about kayaking. Increased secondary stability, a faster hull design providing better return on effort, and significantly improved tracking is just the beginning of what you can expect from this kayak. The SPRINT 140DT is made with our patented RAM-X™ PREMIUM material, an exceptionally durable high molecular weight polyethylene that contains a top layer of advanced resin, which provides more rigidity while still being conveniently lightweight. With ergonomic carrying handles and at only 55 lb, you will find this 14' day touring kayak simple to load and carry around. The SPRINT 140DT is made for long hours on the water. Our Ergoflex G2 Seating System is designed to give you the support and cushioning you'll need. It is designed to provide you with extra back support and allows you to adjust not only the degree of tilt but the height of the backrest as well. Adjustable footrests and padded thigh braces round out the features that will ensure your comfort throughout your adventure. Our Fluid Steering System™ rudder is easily controlled through the foot pegs and will keep you straight when paddling in strong-cross winds or crosscurrents. This kayak comes rigged with a lifeline for those moments where you need to grab on to something. Front and rear bulkheads will ensure your kayak stays afloat in some of the choppiest conditions allowing you a chance to bail out any extra water and get back in if ever you flip. Extra deck rigged bungee cords will allow you to strap down all your water proof gear while an 8"" day hatch with storage bag, and a front and rear quick lock hatch will give you plenty of room to store items with minimal water contact. A bottle holder with bungee cord will help keep your choice of beverage within easy reach. The cockpit on the SPRINT 140DT includes a prominent lip allowing you to easily attach the spray skirt of your choice. It's time to take your kayaking to the next level with this day touring kayak, the SPRINT 140DT is sure to fuel stories worth sharing for years to come!
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  • 8 in. (20.3 cm) day hatch with storage bag
  • Adjustable footrests
  • Bottle holder with bungee cord
  • Bungee cords
  • ERGOFLEX G2 Seating System™
  • Ergonomic carrying handles
  • Fluid Steering system™ rudder
  • Front Bulkhead
  • Keel extension
  • Padded thigh braces
  • Quick storage hatch
  • Stern Bulkhead
Deep V Chine Hull
  • Shallow V properties with added performance
  • Gets on edge to turn and steer
  • Quicker, faster and more nimble


  • Length
    14 ft - 427 cm
  • Width
    25 in. - 64 cm
  • Height
    14 in. - 36 cm
  • Weight
    55 lb - 25 kg
  • Capacity
    300 lb - 136 kg
  • Cockpit width
    18 in. - 46 cm
  • Cockpit length
    34.5 in. - 88 cm
  • Seating
    1 Seat

Warranty & Materials

Pelican International works hard to ensure our products are free from defect. Therefore, we will repair or replace the hull on this item should it fail during its lifetime due to poor quality in materials or workmanship. All accessories that come pre-assembled on your product are guaranteed for 1 year. Please see full details of warranty here.
RAM-XTM Premium is a multi-layer polyethylene with an advanced resin in the top layer imparting a glossy finish and providing significantly more rigidity than standard polyethylene.


Reviews & Questions

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I like the features of the Sprint 140DT kayak but can't find it anywhere in stores to check if I can fit comfortably. I'm 6'3", 185-190 lbs. Will this kayak work for my size?

Asked by: Dan
I’m 6ft with a 32 inch inseam. At maximum setting I Needed more leg extension so I fixed it real easy. Back at the rudder where the cable attaches to the rudder I just added a small drilled metal strap to make it longer. I used stainless steel nut and bolts so it would not rust. There is plenty of room in side the bulkhead for this to happen. No one ever noticed it and I love that I have a custom boat. Good luck. 
Answered by: Gerry
Date published: 2019-10-31

I bought a used Elie Strait 140He. Where is the drain plug located?

Asked by: Maurice
Some models of bulkhead did not have any drain plugs. If you cannot locate one ( or the hole) on the back, then your kayak did not have one.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-10-15

What is the volume of the Sprint 140DT? How much gear can be loaded in the front and rear hatch?

Asked by: ND
The overall weight capacity of the Kayak is 300 Lb/ 136 kg . That should provide you and idea of how much gear you can bring along with you. Make sure the gear is well balanced in the kayak to get the best tracking when paddling!
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-10-15

how do you adjust the circular foot pegs in many Pelican models? it comes forward, but do I need to pinch or do something behind the foot peg to release it? It's awkward and difficult because it's inside the hull.

Asked by: Ibrooks
You will need to angle them a little more forward and push them in the postion you want.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-10-15

I don't see any information in the owner's manual for the rudder and foot pegs. Where can I find the information. My cable came off the first attempt at using it.

Asked by: Fred
The instructions to the rudder can be found in the pages of the Parts List- See link here If you need any additional information, please contact our Customer Service and send an email with your request they will gladly help!
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-10-15

When will the 140 DT be available at the dealers?

Asked by: PhotobyWD
This model has already hit stores as of last year. You would need to verify with the dealers in your area for inventory. It might be harder to find this time of year as summer is coming to an end.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-09-30

I see that the storage compartments are closed with a lid and latch. Are these 100% waterproof?

Asked by: Bob
Unfortunately, none of our compartments are waterproof. They are only water tight. We always recommend to use waterproof bags for any valuables you plan on bringing on your trip.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-09-06

Does the kayak com with a paddle?

Asked by: John
Depending on the store at which it is purchased. Some stores purchase the packages with paddles included while others do not.
Answered by: Pelican
Date published: 2019-08-21
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