Roomy storage compartments, safety elements like built-in air sponsons, comfortable inflatable seats, possibility to mount a spray deck, rudder and sail rigs make NERIS Valkure kayak one of the best models for long expeditions in any conditions. Valkure-3 allows you to cover technically complicated long-distance extreme routes, expeditions in the regions far from civilisation, rivers with rapids up to Class III, sailing in brackish coastal lakes and coastal areas.
Valkure expedition kayak is the best model for the sailing sport and sailing trips. With the sail rig the kayak handles well on waves and with the side wind.
Features of the NERIS Valkure-3 model:
- The kayak's design is simple and reliable, it's easy to assemble and has no fragile plastic frame fasteners;
- It has roomy storage compartments in the bow and stern, the kit can also be stowed alongside the boat;
- It is supplied with practical inflatable seats;
- The kayak's frame design features a number of original engineering solutions (twin stringer system, polyurethane bottom stringer support) that allow to assemble the kayak in less than 30 minutes;
- The kayak has seven cross ribs made of moisture-resistant marine grade plywood that ensures enhanced durability and reliability of the frame;
- Integrated bow to stern air sponsons provide extra safety;
- The skin is made of a hard-wearing marine grade PVC fabric, the hull has special protector strips fitted along all of the chines that are formed by the stringers and the keel bar;
- Practical carrying handles;
- The kayak can be used as a double seater for long expeditions with a big amount of cargo;
- It handles perfectly on waves and with the side wind;
- The kayak can be harnessed with a "Profi" and "Gennaker with an A-mast" sail rig;
- Cast bracket on the stern to mount the rudder;
- Body harness on the kayak's deck;
- The kayak is packed into two lightweight and durable rucksacks with adjustable shoulder straps and a hip belt;
- The kayak can be recommended for large lakes and ocean paddling, including rivers with rapids up to Class III.
The Standard kayak package includes three adjustable inflatable seats with a tall backrest, handy rucksacks for carrying the kayak, assembly/disassembly manual and the basic repair kit in a dry bag.
Valkure-3 Expedition package additionally includes a three-cockpit spray deck, three waist skirts, three cockpit covers and a rudder system. The possibility to mount a spray deck and rudder lines as well as waist skirts in an expedition package allows to use Valkure in adverse weather conditions and in a complex environment, like cold or rainy weather, sea or rough water.
Special dry bags have been developed for the Valkure-3 kayaks, for the bow and stern, for the storage compartment and deck. Their use will make your long autonomous travel comfortable virtually in any climatic zones of the world.
Includes - frame, skin with integrated sponsons, 2 seat, 2 kayak bags, manual, repair kit.
Length - 5,70 m.
Kayak width (Beam) - 0,88 m.
Weight in bag - 38,9 kg.
Pack Size - 90x50х30 cm (23,4 kg) and 110x25х25 cm (15,5 kg).
Seats - 3 adults, or 2 adults + 2 children (optional).
Lifeline around the kayak deck.
Payload - 375 kg.
Assembly Time - 35 min.
Warranty - 3 years.
- Spray-deck (3 or 4 cockpits),
- Spray-skirts, cockpit cover,
- Sail kit.
Kayak skin - High-quality marine grade PVC fabrics made by Mehler (Germany) density of 900 g/m2 (hull) and 620 g/m2 (deck).
Hull - profiled PVC protector strips glued along chines formed by keel bars and stringers.
Carry bag - Polyester 300D.
Cross-ribs - 11 layer laminated moisture proof birch plywood typically used in the yacht-building industry. The cross ribs are treated with a special impregnation 1st coat, and then is coated with three layers of marine varnish made by Tikkurila (Sweden). The aesthetic look and natural warmth of wood are the key features of NERIS Valkure kayaks.
Stringers - anodized Duralumin tube D16T (DIN 2024).
Keel bar - profiled oval tube, anodized alloy 20x35mm (DIN 6063).
Brackets (cross-rib - stringer) - molded polyurethane.
Removable fasteners - stainless steel nuts/bolts.