Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Kayak
The new 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.
- Repair kit.
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.
- Dropstitch floor.
- Updated D-rings & hardware.
- AdvencedTrak Rudder mount.
Advanced Elements Expedition Elite Features:
- 10 Air chambers.
- Advanced inflation valves.
- New highback, adjustable seat.
- 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 dimensions: 84cm x 52cm x 26cm.
- Shipping weight: 23kg.
- Colour: ocean blue (upper) / grey (base).
- Carrying bag with rucksack straps.
- Folding seat.
- Repair kit (in seat pocket).
Accessories Of Interest:
For the second time our Advanced Elements kayaks (Sports Model) have travelled right across Australia from Perth in Western Australia to East Gippsland in the far East of Victoria, the Indian Ocean to the Pacific.
John Shipton kindly sent back a trip report back from a paddling trip to Croatia...