Venture Kayaks Islay 12 LV Kayak with Skeg

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All the features of a touring kayak, in a scaled down package. A shorter vessel, this boat easily slides on and off roof racks for a spontaneous day on small lakes or gentle rivers, yet still has enough space to bring a generous amount of cargo for an overnight. It offers a reassuring stability for new paddlers, but experts will appreciate its excellent edging and carving. A contoured seat with ample padding and an adjustable backrest are designed to help your cruising feel relaxed and luxurious.

  • Full volume bow lifts over waves for a drier ride.
  • Long waterline length and squared-off stern provide steady speed.
  • Roomy cockpit for comfort and thigh grips for control.
  • Notches on the foredeck hold your paddle while you grab a snack or take photos.
  • Deck rigging holds spare paddles and other essentials.
  • Deck flats for installing fishing rod holders.
  • Supple rubber hatch covers are exceptionally watertight.
  • Drop-down skeg lets you select easy turning or hard tracking, as conditions require.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Light kayak touring
  • Cottage and recreational kayaking
Hull material Single-layer roto-moulded plastic
Length 3.8m (12ft. 6in.)
Beam 62cm (24.4in.)
External cockpit dimensions

Dimensions of the cockpit, measured on the outside of the lip. The external measurement is useful when sizing sprayskirts.

90 x 51cm (35½ x 19.9in.)
Load 91kg (200lb.)

The overall volume capacity of a boat or the total board displacement in litres.

228L (60gal.)
Made in United Kingdom