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Waka Kayaks 2018 Line Up

Robin Hood Watersports have the full Waka kayaks 2018 lineup. It’s great to see them lined up with one another.

Waka Kayaks 2018 Line Up

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Avenger 9X (A9X) Composite Creek Boat

Steve Muir has created this superb Avenger 9X (A9X) composite creek boat.

Avenger 9X (A9X) Composite Creek Boat

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Wavesports Yet To Be Named WW Kayak On WW

Thanks to Evan Rowbottom we’ve got some shots of Wavesports yet to be named WW kayak on whitewater.

Wavesports Yet To Be Named WW Kayak

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Wavesport’s New Kayak

Wavesport revealed this interesting looking prototype at Paddle Expo 2017 this week. As yet the new kayak doesn’t have a name, but expect it to be hitting the water next year.

Wavesport's New Kayak

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Dagger Phantom Walkthrough

Rapid Magazine have put together this great walkthrough with Chris Gragtmans of the new Dagger Phantom. Probably my next new creek boat.

THE Dagger Phantom

This boat has been in the making for absolutely years. We’ve had lots of Phantom news on Unsponsored for some time including #TheMystery kayak which was indeed the Dagger Phantom.

THE Dagger Phantom

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New Kayak A Little More Detail

If you didn’t check out the post about the #themystery you need to have a read of that before going any further.

New Kayak A Little More Detail

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Spade Kayaks – Black Jack Detail

We’ve just had this in direct from Spade Kayaks.

Spade Kayaks - Black Jack

Olli Grau has put the following Black Jack detail together:

The Spade Kayaks Black Jack is a modern white water kayak that perfectly bridges the gap between a river runner and a creek boat. High volume and high rocker give him the dry line ability and bouancy that a full on creek boat needs. A flat bottom and a pronounced rail deliver dynamic reactivity even on mellower waters.

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Spade Kayaks – Black Jack

I met with the guys from Spade Kayaks almost two years ago in Nuremberg at the Paddle Expo. Despite the Ace of Spades only being out for a short period of time I asked them about the next kayak. Even then a design called the Black Jack or “Jack” was already being thought about.

Spade Kayaks - Black Jack

Today (22 August 2017) the Black Jack will start coming of the production line. The Ace of Spades, Spade kayaks first production kayak was and still is blow molded.

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An Unsponsored Kayak?

If Unsponsored were to design and release a brand new kayak into the current market place what would it look like?

An Unsponsored Kayak

Lets go through a few design ideas and see where we end up.

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Introducing the Liquidlogic Delta V

Pat Keller talks us through the new Liquidlogic Delta V kayak.

Introducing the Liquidlogic Delta V

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Pyranha Machno (Small) – Review

Brian Vermillion recently got his hands on the new Pyranha Machno (small) and took it down the Cheoah.

Cheoah release was last Saturday, and I was lucky enough to get a full lap in while testing out the Pyranha Machno. I chose to use the Machno small, which ended up being the perfect size for me. At 5’5” and 150lbs the small Machno at 73 gallons was perfect for this gem of a run.

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