Wenonah Introducing New Boats for the 2009 Season

Wenonah announced that three new canoes and eight new kayak models will be available for the 2009 paddle season during the recent Outdoor Retailer Trade Show.



Kestrel 120 OC


The Kestrel 120 OC (Open Cockpit) is a super recreational kayak that gives the free and easy feeling only an open cockpit can offer. Featuring the renowned Kestrel hull and spacious open cockpit for easy entry and exit, it’ll hold all the gear you need and keep it readily visible and accessible. Perfect for the kayak fisherman, it has enough stability enough to battle the biggest fresh and salt water fish. The Kestrel 120 OC is also great for those leisurely paddles and floats down your favorite river.
Material Polyethylene (Speckled Yellow, Speckled Mango, Speckled Red)


  • Length 12’0″ (3.66 m)
  • Width 27″ (69 cm)
  • Weight 48 lbs (21.77 kg)


Vision 135 Roto with Optional Rudder


The Vision 135 Roto is an awaited addition to the Vision family. The Vision 135 offers the same great qualities of all our Vision models, in a short and manageable kayak. The Vision 135 Roto is a super transitional category kayak with a budget conscious price. The Vision135 Roto is available with an optional rudder.
Material Polyethylene (Speckled White, Speckled Yellow, Speckled Mango, Speckled Red, Speckled Lime)


  • Length 13’6″ (4.11 m)
  • Width 24″ (60.9 cm)
  • Depth 12.75″ (32 cm)
  • Weight 49 lbs (22.68 kg)


Zone SOT Composite


The Zone SOT combines a true performance kayak hull with the unique paddling experience of a sit-on-top kayak. The open air cockpit offers a free feeling and the high back seat makes this an extremely comfortable ride. Faster and more efficient than traditional sit-on-tops, the Zone handles like a dream on all waters and in all conditions. The Zone has a forward dry hatch and mesh covered rear storage compartment.
Material Fiberglass/Aramid composite (Red Deck, Smoke Hull with Black Accents)


  • Length 17’0″ (5.18 m)
  • Width 24.25″ (62 cm)
  • Weight 54 lbs (24.5 kg)



Unity


The Unity tandem couples efficiency, performance and seaworthiness into a kayak for two. The Unity is an expedition-grade, super-seaworthy kayak. Sized large, it will take on big water, rough conditions and plenty of gear. Experienced paddlers will appreciate the quick acceleration and efficient glide this 21′ boat provides. A true joy to paddle, the Unity will bring you in tune with your paddling partner.
Material Fiberglass/Aramid composite (Red Deck, Smoke Hull with Black Accents)


  • Length 21’0” (6.4 m)
  • Width 26” (66 cm)
  • Depth 13” (33 cm)
  • Weight 83 lbs (37.7 kg)


Infinity


The Infinity is an expedition-grade sea kayak for British-design aficionados. The foredeck is roomy enough to comfortably accommodate larger paddlers and the spacious hatches will hold enough gear for any expedition you campaign. The Infinity will conquer the world’s waters with the efficiency, speed and dependability only Current Designs can deliver. Skeg, back band, and day hatch come standard.
Material Fiberglass or Kevlar Composite (all current Current Designs colors available)


  • Length 17’9″ (5.4 m)
  • Width 22″ (56 cm)
  • Depth 13.5″ (34 cm)
  • Weight Fiberglass 52 lbs (23.6 kg)
  • Kevlar 48 lbs (21.8 kg)


Isle


The Isle is a super-sized Greenland-style kayak designed specifically for larger paddlers. Sized comparably to our Solstice Titan LV, the Isle offers an alternative performance package to North American designs. If you need a larger boat and seek the edging, rolling, and paddling qualities of a hard chine boat, the Isle is for you. Skeg, back band and thigh braces come standard.
Material Fiberglass or Kevlar Composite (all current Current Designs colors available)


  • Length 18’0″ (5.48 m)
  • Width 24″ (61 cm)
  • Depth 14″ (36 cm)
  • Weight Fiberglass 54 lbs (24.5 kg)
  • Kevlar 50 lbs (22.7 kg)


Fusion



The Fusion is a uniquely designed solo boat fusing the best features of canoes and kayaks for recreation and fishing. Extra stable, it can be paddled with a double or single bladed paddle and the optional rudder makes maneuvering a synch. An adjustable seat with high back rest allows for hours of comfort. The Fusion runs drier and holds more gear than any fishing kayak, while keeping all your gear readily accessible. Rudder is optional.
Material Kevlar or Royalex (Skin Coat and Spruce, respectively)


  • Length 13′
  • Heights
  • Bow 15 1/2″
  • Center 12″
  • Stern 15″
  • Widths
  • Gunwale 31″
  • Waterline 28 1/2″
  • Maximum 31″
  • Rocker Minimal
  • Weights
  • Kevlar 29 lbs
  • Royalex 45 lbs



2009 Changes and Improvements to Existing Models



Minnesota

The Minnesota II received approximately 0.5”-1.0” of increased depth along the entire shear line.


Escapade
The Escapade received bow and stern profiles that match the Minnesota II and Escape. Additionally, the Escapade’s tumblehome is more dramatic for improved solo paddling.

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