Solstice GT Titan Aramid (Kevlar)

Current Designs

$5,285.00
Current Designs Solstice GT Titan Aramid - Side -Yellow | Western Canoe and Kayak

Solstice GT Titan Aramid (Kevlar)

Description

The Solstice GT is the flag ship of Current Designs' touring kayak fleet and their most popular composite kayak ever made. This updated classic delivers a predictable feel while slicing through the water. Like all Solstice's, the GT has outstanding acceleration, glide, and tracking and can cover some serious distance in a hurry. The ample volume storage hatches have enough room for excursions on the biggest waters of the world.

Specs

 

  • Overall Dimensions:
    • Length: 17' 7" (535.94cm)
    • Depth: 14.00" (35.56cm)
    • Width: 24.50" (62.23cm)
  • Cockpit Size:
    •  Length: 33.00" (83.82cm)
    •  Width: 16.50" (41.91cm)
  • Bow Hatch: 
    • Length: 15.50" (39.37cm)
    • Width: 7.50" (19.05cm)
    • Volume: 19.00Gal. (71.82L)
  • Stern Hatch:
    •  Length: 16.50" (41.91cm)
    • Width: 8.50" (21.59cm)
    •  Volume: 34.00Gal. (128.52L)
  • Weight:
    • Kevlar: 49 lbs

 

Features

Fish Form: Widest ahead of the cockpit, Fish form kayaks have a more blunt entry but will have a more slender exit through the water. The bows typically have more flare and are usually more buoyant than others. This enables our shorter boats to be excellent surf zone kayaks. Longer kayaks benefit from this feature in large seas.

Soft Chine: A smooth transition from the bottom of the hull to the sides. Soft chines give smooth edging at unlimited angles. The majority of kayaks that we build have a soft chine.

Touring Cockpit: Touring cockpits are somewhat small to help resist imploding of the spray skirt if hit by a large wave in rough water. They include built-in thigh braces on the cockpit rim to maximize control when edging and rolling. They range from 29” to 35” long, depending on the model.

Shallow Arch: These have good initial stability and are highly maneuverable.

Paddler Size: M-L + Gear

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