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The Pyranha Ozone Arrives At Robin Hood Watersports

Andy Butler, designer at Pyranha Kayaks, visited the store to introduce their latest creation. 

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Verus Kayaks

Verus Kayaks is a company I haven’t really come across until I spotted a post on Instagram a couple of weeks back. With a number of plastic and carbon/kevlar designs they look very interesting. Have you paddled one of their kayaks?

Volant – Full Carbon
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Titan Nymph Colours

Titan have some pretty nice looking colour combinations for the Nymph.

Titan Nymph Colours
Titan Nymph Colours

Which one would you go for?

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Pyranha Ozone

The Ozone is Pyranha’s long-awaited return to the river-running playboat market.

Pyranha Ozone
Pyranha Ozone
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Prototype Kayak

We have received these two leaked images of a composite prototype kayak that is currently being developed.

Prototype Kayak
Prototype Kayak
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Dagger Rewind – A Few Images

A few images of a couple of Dagger Rewinds from today.

Dagger Rewind - A Few Images
Dagger Rewind – A Few Images

Nice to see the Rewind lined up with a RPM. Seems quite fitting.

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Dagger Vanguard Prototype

Chris Gragtmans has this Dagger Vanguard prototype for the season. What do you think?

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4Dnvwflfm5/?igshid=vs0emwqu9zfy

EJ and The Zen 3.0 Hit The Russell Fork River

EJ and The Zen 3.0 Hit The Russell Fork River
EJ and The Zen 3.0 Hit The Russell Fork River

Used around the world by leading whitewater schools as an amazing teaching tool, the Zen 3.0 takes the attributes that made prior generations of the Zen a top pick and improved on them. The Zen 3.0 stays on top of the water and the bow lifts over and clears things better than any previous design. It is a dry, confidence-inspiring ride, especially when the river gets steep and keeping your bow up is important. The hull combines an amazingly fun Zen feel, with carving, gliding, and surfing, while adding a new level of stability to the platform. The ease of staying right side up is incredible, while the confidence it provides is welcome on any river. It boofs, surfs, and plugs…. versatility doesn’t mean compromise! Your new favorite river runner will also be your new favorite creek boat. The high volume design doesn’t get grabbed in squirrelly situations, and it wants to stay horizontal. This is an amazing platform for teaching beginners, while the biggest whitewater begs for this type of forgiveness. Measurements are for Zen Medium. Coming November 2019.

Jackson Kayak
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Wavesport Recon – Review

Darren Clarkson-King gives us a run down of why he is back in the Recon. Having owned and paddled one for a number of years I know exactly where he is coming from.

Wavesport Recon - Review
Wavesport Recon – Review

Ok so before I start let’s make one thing clear, I do paddle for wavesport. I’ve paddled many other designs over my 30+ years of making splashes and running rivers. Some boats I have loved, some I have hated. I’ve been assisted by brands, and I’ve been an ardent denier that sponsorship as a good thing. I’m lucky I paddle boats I like, boats I would use and have used outside of any financial gain.

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Spade Kayaks – Queen Of Hearts

Spade Kayaks - Queen Of Hearts
Spade Kayaks – Queen Of Hearts

The “QUEEN OF HEARTS”

Coming soon!

A whitewater boat for paddlers between 30 to 60kg, with characteristics similar to our successful Black Jack. The Queen is closing the gap in the market for a modern whitewater boat ideal for smaller and lighter people. The boat will be light, slender and the cockpit is low enough, so that kids and lighter people can sit and paddle ergonomically correct without the boat getting in the way. The mold is already being milled and we expect to deliver the first Queen of Hearts in February!

250 x 62 | ca 230 Liter/litres

Spade Kayaks

Dagger Rewind On The Water

Team dagger heads down the Upper Gauley in the all-new Rewind.

Team Dagger Does Gauley Fest 2019 Right!

Team Dagger heads down the Upper Gauley in the all-new Rewind. This boat is soooo much fun!We also actioned off 3 amazing custom kayaks to benefit American Whitewater.Rewind Specs & Details: http://bit.ly/2nUEHFQVideo: Casey Bryant Jones

Posted by Dagger Kayaks on Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Plastic GuiGui Prod Carbon Rail Upgrade

GuiGui Prod Kayaks now have a carbon rail available if you wish to stiffen up your plastic Helixir playboat.

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