Used by many explorers all around the world this is still the number one go to kayak, fast, maneuverable and possibly one of the best load carriers in its class, ideal for a day trip or a month in the wilds.
Designed for rough water and covering distances, this expedition kayak is manoeuvrable, directionally stable and can carry higher loads. Designed to fit the large paddler. The volume in the cockpit has been increased by adding 1.5″ (3,8 cm) of extra height between top of the seat and underside of the deck. Also, a raised area either side of the cockpit has been added to facilitate more leg room. The hull has not been altered.
The Explorer HV is fitted with the High performance glass seat, unless otherwise requested. The kayak has a low rear deck for easy rolling, a keyhole cockpit that gives excellent grip, control and allows quick exit if need be. The sloping bulkhead behind the seat allows the kayak to be emptied by lifting only the bow, no x-rescue is necessary.
An expedition kayak for the large paddler, length: 533.5 cm, width: 56 cm, depth: 35 cm, overall volume: 319 litres, front hatch volume: 73 litres, cockpit volume: 152 litres, day hatch volume: 38 litres, rear hatch volume: 56 litres.