Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Kayak

Approximate new stock arrival dates:

1st Week September

  • AdvancedFrame Expedition Elite (blue) (only for customers that have pre-ordered).

August/September (dates to be advised)

  • AdvancedFrame Convertible Elite kayak (red) (2nd batch, only for customers that have pre-ordered).
  • AdvancedFrame Sport (spare stock available).
  • Island Voyage (spare stock available).

End September

  • Airfusion Evo.

December/January 2022

  • AdvancedFrame Convertible Elite kayak blue - additional stock.
  • AdvancedFrame Convertible Elite kayak red - additoinal stock.

How To Secure A Kayak

  1. Email or complete the enquiry form letting Nick at Vortex know the exact kayak model (& colour) you are interested in.
  2. You will receive an email confirming receipt of your email. If you are a Gmail user, my email will be in your SPAM folder!
  3. Keep an eye on the website homepage for any changes/updates to the stock arrival dates. Please don't email for updates. They will be on the website.
  4. Once I have notification that stock arrival is imminent, I'll email you requesting you make a purchase to secure your order. If you want your kayak you will need to be prompt doing this.
  5. Stock availability & shipping dates very fluid at the moment. I will do my best to secure stock for your order - but I can't guarantee any stock or any shipping dates until I have kayaks & accessories here in the UK.

Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Kayak

The AdvancedFrame Expedition Elite model with dropstitch floor. A thirteen foot hybrid of a folding frame kayak and an inflatable kayak. There is plenty of on-board storage room for extended trips.

Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Kayak
[AE-10009-XE] Kayak

Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Kayak£910.00 Out of Stock
Stock Availability: See top of page for stock arrival dates.

Product Details

The AdvancedFrame Expedition Elite, with a dropstitch floor, is a thirteen foot hybrid of a folding frame kayak and an inflatable kayak. There is room on-board for longer trips. It sets up in just a few minutes and is compact enough to take along on a weekend adventure. The increased length adds to the tracking performance and the improved shape increases the hull speed.

Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Includes:

  • AdvancedFrame Expedition kayak.
  • Dropstitch floor.
  • Carrying bag with removable rucksack straps.
  • Repair kit.
  • Manual.


  • Don't forget to order a pump to inflate your kayak.

Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Key Features:

  • Good stability - Low center of gravity design provides good stability and easy paddling.
  • Multiple chambers - 9 Chambers provide additional buoyancy and unique kayak shape.
  • Easy to set up - New Twistlok valves and high flow spring valves allow for ultra quick setup time.
  • Comfortable - Raised deck and adjustable lumbar seat provides comfort for hours of paddling.
  • Hull design - Built-in aluminium ribs define the bow and stern and improve tracking.
  • Rear access hatch.
  • Paddle loops.
  • Aluminium deck riser.
  • Special-edition high-back seat with lumbar support.
  • Dropstitch floor.
  • Updated D-rings & hardware.
  • AdvancedTrak rudder mount.

Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Features:

  • 10 Air chambers.
  • Advanced inflation valves.
  • New highback, adjustable seat with inflatable lumbar support.
  • Inflatable coaming for attaching a spray skirt.
  • Moulded rubber handles.
  • Hard edge bow and stern.
  • Welded seams.
  • Bungee deck lacing.
  • Neoprene knuckle guard.
  • Large storage compartment.
  • Reinforced bow and stern.
  • Skeg tracking fin.
  • D-ring tie downs.
  • Foot brace.
  • Inflatable rear deck lift air bag.

Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Specifications:

  • Length: 400cm.
  • Width: 82cm.
  • Weight: 19kg.
  • Max capacity: 204kg (32 stone).
  • Cockpit opening dimensions approx.: 74cm x 46cm.
  • Shipping/storage dimensions: 84cm x 52cm x 26cm.
  • Shipping weight: 25kg.
  • Colour: ocean blue (upper) / grey (base).

Accessories Included:

  • Carrying bag with rucksack straps.
  • Folding seat.
  • Repair kit (in seat pocket).
  • Manual.


Q. How do I inflate my kayak?

A. You will need to buy an Advanced Elements pump which is supplied with the correct adaptors for your Advanced Elements kayak.

Product Manual

Download Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Kayak Manual [size: 17 MB]

Product Reviews (PDF)

A Scandinavian High 2015 (standard Expedition model) [size: 1 MB]

Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Kayak
Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Kayak
Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Kayak
Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Kayak

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