Archives for April 2013

Innova Helios I Review

Best Uses: Sea kayaking, flat water, traveling, camping Brand: Innova Number of Paddlers: 1 Stats: Length 10’ 2”, Width 28”, Weight 29 lbs, Load Capacity 220 lbs Included Features: Drybag/backpack, deck netting and gear bungees, adjustable footrest, carry handles, optional foot-controlled rudder Kayak Material: Low stretch polyester and heavy duty rubber coated 1,200 denier Nitrylon […]

Innova Seaker Review

Best Uses: Touring, sea kayaking, day trips, camping, week long expeditions, flat water Brand: Innova Number of Paddlers: 1 Stats: Length 15’ 9”, Width 30”, Weight 60 lbs, Load Capacity 1 Adult plus 200 lbs Accessories Included: 2 year warranty, Kayak Sport hatch covers, SealLine SmartTrack rudder system, mesh deck bags Kayak Material: 1200 denier […]

Innova Helios II Review

Best Uses: Sea kayaking, traveling, day trips, lakes, slow rivers, camping Brand: Innova Number of Paddlers: 2 Stats: Length 12’ 6”, Width 30”, Weight 36 lbs, Load Capacity 396 lbs Accessories Included: Drybag backpack (fits everything including kayak, pfd, 4-piece paddle, spare paddle, bailer, throwbag and footpump!), thin nylon bag that fits over kayak Kayak […]

Innova Orinoco Review

Best Uses: River trekking up to class IV rapids Brand: Innova Number of Paddlers: 2 Stats: Length 13’ 3”, Width 41”, Weight 55 lbs, Load Capacity 770 lbs Accessories Included: Drybag/Backpack, repair kit, owners manual, quick release thigh straps, multiple hand grips, no-slip bench seats Kayak Material: 1200-denier Nytrylon Pros: Stable, rugged, easy to lift, […]

Innova Safari Review

Best Uses: Whitewater up to class III, ocean surf, flatwater Brand: Innova Number of Paddlers: 1 Stats: Length 10’, Width 28”, Weight 24 lbs, Load Capacity 220 lbs Accessories Included: Drybag/Backpack, removable tracking fin, thigh straps, repair kit Kayak Material: 1,200-Denier Nitrolyn Pros: Extremely fun whitewater kayak, rugged, easy to lift, comfortable, great maneuverability, compact, […]

Innova Sunny Review

Best Uses: Day trips, flat water, fishing, rivers (class I), ocean, camping, traveling Brand: Innova Number of Paddlers: 2 (can be converted for 1) Stats: Length 12’ 8”, Width 31”, Weight 33 lbs, Load Capacity 396 lbs Accessories Included: Removable tracking fin, dry bag backpack, owner’s manual Kayak Material: 1200-denier Nitrylon and Lite-Pack Pros: Stable, […]

Innova Traveller Review

Best Uses: Whitewater up to class IV, flat water Brand: Innova Number of Paddlers: 1 Stats: Length 10’, Width 28”, Weight 30 lbs, Load Capacity 220 lbs Accessories Included: Drybag/backpack, repair kit, deck and spray skirt Kayak Material: 1200 denier Nitrylon Pros: Stable, rugged, easy to lift, comfortable, great maneuverability, compact, easy entry and exit, […]

Innova Twist Review

Best Uses: Day trips, flat water, calm rivers Brand: Innova Number of Paddlers: 1 Stats: Length 8’ 7”, Width 30”, Weight 16 lbs, Load Capacity 220 lbs Accessories Included: Nylon bag, repair kit, removable fin, fold down backrest Kayak Material: Polyester fabric/Natural rubber laminate – PVC free Pros: Extremely light weight, highly portable, stable, easy […]

Innova Vagabond Inflatable Canoe Review

Best Uses: Recreation, flat water rivers, whitewater up to class III, fishing, families, traveling, multi-day expeditions, river trekking Brand: Innova Number of Paddlers: 2 Stats: Length 12’ 5”, Width 38”, Weight 38 lbs, Load Capacity 528 lbs Accessories Included: Drybag backpack, repair kit, 2 year warranty Kayak Material: 1200 Denier Nitrylon Pros: Rugged, light-weight, easy […]

K-Pump Review – High Pressure Pump

I recently purchased a K-Pump to use on my inflatable kayaks and inflatable stand up paddle boards. I bought the K20 model while traveling because it is so small and compact. It easily fit into my suitcase when I flew home. Although at home I am very happy using my electric pump and foot pump […]