Boreal Design has been building Touring kayaks for nearly 20 years and have received world recognition for fine workmanship and design qualities. Our superior level of construction using an infusion process allows us to produce a stiffer and lighter product with better resin transfer. Boreal Design produces a kayak that you will be proud to own and confident in paddling under extreme conditions. In the following pages you will see a comprehensive selection of kayaks to choose from depending on your fit requirements. It is our mission to help you paddle, be comfortable and confident in rivers, lakes, oceans and surf. Enjoy paddling our wonderful blue planet.
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Folbot, the world’s longest continuously producing folding kayak manufacturer, was founded in England in 1933. It became the first North American producer of folding skin-on-frame kayaks when it relocated to New York in 1935 and finally settled in Charleston, S.C. in 1953. Known for quality manufacturing and a lifetime manufacturer’s warranty, Folbot now offers nine models to accommodate all varieties of paddlers and uses. All Folbots are handcrafted and made in the U.S.A. and paddled around the world. See how adventure unfolds at www.folbot.com
Guillemot Kayaks specializes in designing high performance boats for do-it-yourself kayak builders. These wooden kayaks are light weight and strong. Designed by Nick Schade, author of “The Strip-Built Sea Kayak”, the bible of kayak building, these boats have been built by thousands of kayakers worldwide. His kayak plans are intended for paddlers who want to make their own boat without compromising on the performance of the finished sea kayak. Nick Schade has created designs for solo sea kayaks suitable for all skill levels, comfortable tandems and efficient racing boats as well as manageable recreational kayaks. Kayak plans are available for strip-built and stitch-and-glue construction methods. If you want the best performing, most beautiful kayak on the water, build a Guillemot Kayak.
Necky Kayaks (Johnson Outdoors)
Pygmy Boats Inc. of Port Townsend, Washington is the largest and oldest manufacturer of precision precut wood kayak kits in North America. Started in 1986 by boat designer and software engineer, John Lockwood, Pygmy Boats produced North America’s first computer designed sea kayaks. Our boat designs have won multiple awards, including Sea Kayaker Magazine’s Reader’s Choice award for “Best Kayak Kit” (2005-2008) and “Best Wooden Kayak” (2011-2014). Whether a paddler is 8 or 97 (seriously!), novice or advanced in technique, we have a boat kit to suit your needs. In the last 25 years we have expanded our line to include 21 kayak models, our rowing skiff, the Wineglass Wherry, and our classic wooden canoe, the Taiga. Our staff is trained to listen to your boating needs and help determine which Pygmy craft will best suit your body size, skill, and outdoor adventure desires. We offer the same outstanding phone support throughout the entire construction process. Visit our web site http://www.pygmyboats.com, and if you have further questions give us a call at (360) 385-6143, 10am to 5pm, Monday through Saturday (PST). If you are in the Northwest, come visit our showroom and, if you are interested in test paddling, plan to arrive no later than 3 pm. We prioritize giving personalized service.
Stellar Kayaks & Surf Skis is a Global Company, striving to bring the advantages of advanced composites to paddle sports, producing some of the lightest and stiffest boats available today. Our efficient hull lines and great secondary stability offers paddlers confidence in varying conditions without scrubbing your speed.
Our design team hails from North America and Germany with input from paddlers World Wide. Combined, we have over 60 years of composite boat building experience and backgrounds in naval architecture, composite engineering and design and computer modeling and design.
Through exhaustive research, design and innovation, our unique designs do not compromise stability, efficiency, comfort or aesthetics. This research and development cycle, with continuous feedback from Stellar Kayaks’ worldwide sales force to the R&D team, is one of the foundations of our company’s growth.
For more information please visit www.stellarkayaksusa.com