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We paddle the globe. C ur r e n t Designs b orrow s i ts des i gn i nf l uenc e a nd tech n i q u e s f r o m w aters across the gl obe. I ns pi r ed by thes e pur po s e - b u i l t kayaks and the pioneers tha t f uel ed the s por t’s i nnova t i o n , w e ’ v e c ontinued to adv a nc e the a r t thr ough new techn i q u e s , m at er ials and technolo gi es . It’s a philosophy born from the idea that it’s not about where you take your kayak – it’s where the kayak takes you. So regardless of the destination, we invite you to begin each journey by exploring our North American, Greenland,...

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Our international design influence a n d t h e v i s i o n a r i e s w h o s h a p e i t. Long before the paddle enters the water, each kayak begins with a pen stroke. The product of inspiration and experience, Current Designs develops and refines each model through collaborations with some of the sport’s most celebrated designers and craftsmen. These partnerships have become one of the hallmarks of the brand – and continue to shape its future. Beginning with the flagship Solstice line, visionary designers have left their mark on the Current Design fleet, while inspiring an entire...

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We don't publish recommended paddler weights due to differences in physical proportions and paddling experience. This chart gives you a general idea of the range of paddler sizes each kayak is intended for. The best way to find a kayak that fits you right is to get in and try it! Performance designs – good for all distances, expeditions and skill mastery. Profile: long and slender | Water: all water – calm to big | Stability: stable yet nimble | Fit: full connected N O R T H A M E R I C A N S T Y L E If you want a stable kayak with some serious capacity, a seat back, and a rudder. B R I T I...

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THE MAIN ASPECTS OF PERFORMANCE AND H O W T H E Y R E L AT E T O E A C H C AT E G O RY. Recreational A G O O D " F I T " I M P ROV E S P E R FO R M A N C E A N D CO M FO RT. When choosing a kayak, a common phrase you’ll hear is “you don’t sit in a kayak, you wear it.” Like your favorite Efficiency: how easily the kayak glides. Tracking: how easily a kayak maintains a straight course. Maneuverability: how easily the boat will turn. Capacity: how much gear/weight the kayak can carry. Initial Stability: how tippy a boat feels at rest. Final Stability: how stable the kayak feels when tipped....

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Rotational molding (rotomolding) uses a high temperature oven to melt polyethylene powder in a large rotating Originally developed by the aerospace industry to manufacture strong, ultra-light components, our metal mold. This process produces a complete kayak hull and deck in a single step. Our rotomolded polyethylene composite lamination uses a high-pressure vacuum to eliminate any excess resin, which improves models offer paddlers the ability to enjoy many of the unique benefits of our designs at an economical price. strength and decreases weight. We also utilize 3-D non-woven core...

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S O L A R A S These extremely versatile recreational kayaks are perfect for warm days of exploration and enjoyment on your favorite waters, offering top-of-the-line safety, security, and paddling fun for the whole family. Solaras feature extra large cockpits for easy entry and exit as well as an incredibly stable hull design. SOLARA 100 ROTO Maximum Load: 300 lbs SOLARA 145T Maximum Load: 600 lbs This recreational tandem kayak is ideal for easy, carefree excursions on lakes and lazy rivers. The Solara 145T has a unique sliding seat system for paddling tandem or, optionally, sliding the bow...

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KESTREL 120 ROTO Maximum Load: 275 lbs. The composite hybrid Kestrel 120 is the epitome of recreational kayak designs and the most popular boat in this family. It’s incredibly maneuverable, has rock solid stability, and weighs in at only 38 pounds. Featuring a large recreational cockpit, this boat allows for easy entry and exit. The Revolution Seating System and plenty of leg room make for an extremely comfortable ride. Men, women, and children alike, everybody in the family will love paddling the Kestrel 120. Composite Hybrid Length . . . . . . . . . Weight . . . . . . . . . Width . . . ....

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Bridging the gap between recreational and touring kayaks are Current Designs transitional kayaks. Stable enough for beginners, they reward good paddling skills and encourage development. Transitional kayaks can be the perfect step up for those looking to “transition” from a recreational kayak. Also great for seasoned paddlers who are looking for a long weekend trip kayak. VISION 130 Maximum Load: 275 lbs If you're looking for a small sized transitional kayak, the composite Vision 130 is the boat for you. A bit more nimble than the 14' and 15' models, it delivers unique handling and...

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VISION 150 Maximum Load: 375 lbs. VISION 150 ROTO Maximum Load: 375 lbs. DOUBLE VISION Maximum Load: 625 lbs. DOUBLE VISION ROTO Maximum Load: 625 lbs. BREEZE Maximum Load: 350 lbs. The full-sized Vision 150 delivers an excellent mix of on-water efficiency and maneuverability. With a standard rudder and longer 15' length, the Vision 150 displays the highest level of tracking in the Vision line. Featuring enough storage capacity for long weekend trips and the efficiency to travel new distances, this is a perfect step up for kayakers looking to further their technique and skill development....

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The Solstice GTS is a North American style kayak in a highly efficient package. This sleek hull glides effortlessly across the water. Outfitted with ample foot room and the easy entry keyhole cockpit, small to average-sized paddlers can slip-in easily and maintain a sporty fit. Great for water big and small, trips long and short, anywhere on the planet. Outfitting Features SOLSTICE GT Maximum Load: 475 lbs. SQUALL GTS Maximum Load: 350 lbs. The Solstice GT is the flagship of our touring kayak fleet and the most popular composite kayak ever made. This updated classic delivers a predictable...

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All Current Designs catalogs and brochures

  1. 2016 Catalogue

    40 Pages

  2. 2013_Catalogue

    36 Pages