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Current Design Sirocco Touring Kayak

Current Design Sirocco Touring Kayak

Current Design Sirocco Touring Kayak

2.750,00

description

The Sirocco is the rotomolded version of Current Design's popular Gulfstream. This kayak appeals to a broad market of paddlers who crave performance yet want a boat that is user friendly. Designed by Derek Hutchinson, the Sirocco boasts the same tight turning, quick paddling qualities of the composite version in a lower cost rotomolded construction. The Sirroco is an example of innovation at its best. Skeg, back band, and day hatch come standard.

DIMENSIONS

Overall Length: 16' 10" (513.08cm)
    Width: 23.00" (58.42cm)
    Depth: 13.25" (33.655cm)
Cockpit Size:
    Length: 30.00" (76.2cm)
    Width: 16.50" (41.91cm)
Bow Hatch:
    Length: 9.50" (24.13cm)
    Width: 9.50" (24.13cm)
    Volume: 16.00Gal. (60.48L)
Day Hatch:
    Length: 8.00" (20.32cm)
    Width: 8.00" (20.32cm)
    Volume: 10.00Gal. (37.8L)
Stern Hatch:
    Length: 16.50" (41.91cm)
    Width: 11.00" (27.94cm)
    Volume: 19.00Gal. (71.82L)
 

 

DESIGN FEATURES

 Swede Form: Widest behind the cockpit, Swede form has a cleaner, longer, and more slender entry, giving efficient touring speeds and maneuverability. In shorter lengths these kayaks are very responsive. Longer kayaks with this feature have amazing acceleration and track well. Because of the narrow bow they may punch through a steep wave, rather than ride over it.  
Soft Chine: A smooth transition from the bottom of the hull to the sides. Soft chines give smooth edging at unlimited angles. The majority of kayaks that we build have a soft chine.

Shallow V: The “V” shape improves tracking, has a lively feel and delivers very comfortable stability.
Touring Cockpit: Touring cockpits are somewhat small to help resist imploding of the spray skirt if hit by a large wave in rough water. They include built-in thigh braces on the cockpit rim to maximize control when edging and rolling. They range from 29” to 35” long, depending on the model.
Paddler Size:M, L