Awesome is a short sea kayak that offers ultimate control and maneuverability in waves and the surf zone. With a length of only 475 cm and a pronounced rocker, it is incredibly easy to handle even in challenging conditions.
Freedom to power through
It is designed with cutaways that provide freedom for your powerstroke through the surf. The bow and front deck is voluminous and spacious, allowing for plenty of freedom of movement when riding the waves.
Extreme strength for extreme conditions
Awesome features a 3-layer sandwich construction that is lightweight and rigid. The outer layer is reinforced to ensure extreme strength for extreme conditions. The kayak has a lightweight and super-strong carbon seat with the option to adjust the backrest via a unique click system, known from whitewater kayaks. The thigh braces are made extra wide, providing excellent contact with your kayak at all times.
Perfect for playful paddlers and serious instructors
With its flat bottom and very distinctive soft-chined shoulders, Awesome is truly impressive when it comes to playing with technique or using it for instruction. It can hold an impressive edge and, with its very low stern deck, is a dream to roll.
Directional stability in the surf
The steep and unique design of the bow helps Awesome keep a pinpoint directional stability when riding big waves. In combination with the pronounced rocker and shouldes a little edge makes it a dream to control in the surf zone.
The devil is in the detail
On the Awesome sea kayak, all fittings are fiberglass-reinforced and recessed into the deck, ensuring durability even under heavy loads. Additionally, this minimizes the risk of hand injuries if you accidentally hit the foredeck during a paddle stroke. The cockpit rim is extra reinforced and features a deep groove all around, ensuring a secure attachment of a spray skirt during rolls and surf. The kayak is equipped with a tow brace and a large oval hatch at the rear, making it suitable for slightly longer trips in challenging waters.
Awesome is available in one size. As a paddler, your waist, hips and thighs are important factors to consider when you are looking for a good fit. When it comes to Awesome here are some measurements to take offset in:
- Height: From 175 to 210 cm
- Weight: From 70 to 120 kg