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Featuring

  • Flex 4 backband Seat with Drytech
  • Self Rescue safety straps
  • High visibility deck safety line
  • 2 sealed storage hatches, day hatch (optional)& bulkheads
  • Skeg system
With an outline mirroring the silhouette of traditional Greenland kayaks, the Ellesmere combines the advantages of the reverse hard chine with a semi-arched hull, giving it great speed and maneuverability. Designed for the experienced paddler, standard equipment includes a skeg, sturdy anodized aluminum footrest, a back band seat, thigh braces, recessed settings, and deck lines. The kayak also features a practical paddle rest in front of the cockpit. An optional day hatch is available.
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Primary Stability

Primary stability is a reflection of how stable the kayak feels while sitting still on a calm body of water. A high primary stability is perfect for beginners, photographers and fisherman alike.

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Secondary Stability

Secondary stability is the stability felt while edging the boat (leaning the kayak on one side using your hips). A kayak with a poor secondary will require a stronger bracing technique to edge with confidence.

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Handling vs Tracking

There is no right or wrong answer here. A kayak that tracks more (more grey) will be easy to keep on a straight course. A loose kayak (more blue) will be easy to turn on a dime and change direction quickly.

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Speed

This is the general speed of the kayak, combining acceleration, cruising speed, top speed and how easy it is to keep.

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Storage

This represents the total inside storage volume the kayak offers. Rudder equipped kayaks tend to have more storage compared to skegs that take up some space in the rear hatch. A high rating for storage is perfect for a touring paddler.

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Flat water

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Rough Water

expeditions

Day touring

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Multi-day touring

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Advanced sea expedition

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Small to mid sized paddlers

Length Width Cockpit Kayak Weight FG / KV / CA* Recommended weight of paddler
17’ (5.18 m) 22” (55.9 cm) 16 x 30” (41 x 76 cm) 52/46.3/43 Ibs ( 23.5/21/19.5 kg ) 120 to 225 lb (55 to 102 kg)
Recommended load limit Total Volume Type of Chine Steering System Béluga skirt size
275 lb (125 kg) 92 gal us (350 l) Reverse hard chine SKEG Large

Benefits

STORAGE

Easy Access Hatches

STORAGE

Easy Access Hatches

Soft durable rubber hatches are easy to take off and put back on. Our high quality rubber will last for years.

SAFETY

Reflective Deck Lines

SAFETY

Reflective Deck Lines

Reflective deck lines are a standard safety feature on all our kayaks, visible in low light and night-time conditions.

OUR KAYAKS

12′ – 14’

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15’ – 16’

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16’5″ – 18’4″

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Specialty & Tandem

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