We have been behind this boat from day one. Len was involved in it's design and the early production of the few boats that were manufactured for testing. Now we have 8 Shadow's in our kayak school. It is the go to boat for our instructors and our first recommendation for new paddlers looking to get a composite kayak to compete in the Kathmandu Coast to Coast.
The Shadow is an entry level multisport kayak for people of all sizes.
With a wide cockpit opening and huge amounts of room inside, this is the perfect first boat for almost everyone; a 60kg paddler will draw very little water in it and feel extremely safe, and a 100kg plus paddler will appreciate the extra room and stability that is lacking in so many other kayaks.
Ruahine works on a 4-6 week turnaround. In many cases we will be able to supply a kayak before this time period is up however, these are a hand-made product so they do take time to produce and we often have multiple orders in the system.
Composite Colours – all of our composite kayaks can have either an exposed hull (clear gelcoat) to show off the beauty of the fibres or white. The deck is your choice of colour just like the fiberglass model. We prefer to have this coloured to prevent the sun from heating it up too much but if you wish they can also do the top with a clear coat.
Please send us an email after purchase with your custom boat and colour requests and we will let you know any price adjustments. firstname.lastname@example.org