Each week, we'll highlight a company in Canoe and Kayak's 2010 Boat Book. Today, we look at the 2010 designs of Seda Kayaks. Stay tuned next week for more sacred crafts.
$2950 in fiberglass, also available in hybrid/expedition/custom builds
L: 17′; W: 22″; 48 lbs.
Several custom constructions support everything from day trips to expeditions, while a modified Greenland style with aggressive chine and moderate rocker delivers comfortable handling in chop and currents. Flush fittings, Kajak Sport rubber hatches, toggles and optional day hatch. A high-aspect ratio foiled carbon skeg blade offers precision control with little drag.
$2750 in fiberglass, also available in hybrid/expedition/custom builds
L: 15′; W: 22″; 43 lbs.
This short version of the Ikkuma 17 in custom constructions covers a range of paddling conditions. Modified Greenland style on a short hull with aggressive chine and moderate rocker yields a blend of control, agility and responsiveness. Features include flush fittings, Kajak Sport rubber hatches, toggles and a carbon skeg.
$3595 in hybrid, also available in custom Kevlar and carbon builds
L: 19′; W: 21.75″; 44 lbs.
A solid balance of speed and stability in an expedition kayak for adventure racing or long tours. Low rocker design, scalloped deck and standard foil rudder are ready for fast paddling. Features include flush hatches and fittings with an optional day hatch. Custom lightweight builds cheerfully made to customer requirements.
$2750 in fiberglass, also available in hybrid, custom Kevlar and carbon builds
L: 14’10”; W: 22″; 43 lbs.
Fast paddling delivered in a small package. Suited for weekend trips or exercise, the low-rocker North American-style design is quick on the water and features flush hatches and fittings, a foil rudder and molded in thigh braces. Perfect for small framed paddlers, the light weight eases loading and launching.
$3800 in fiberglass, also in hybrid/outfitter/Kevlar builds
L: 21′; W: 29″; 82 lbs.
A full-sized tandem long known for its speed and capacity. A fully bulkheaded center compartment is positioned between seats far enough apart to paddle out of sync. Designed with a flared bow and continuous V bottom for stability and reserve buoyancy, and fitted with a foil-blade Feathercraft™ K2 rudder.