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Venture Kayaks

Islay 12

Islay 12
The next wave of small touring kayaks
Venture Kayaks-Islay 12
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he Islay 12 is an adventure touring kayak in an easily manageable size; if you're progressing from a shorter, recreational kayak and want something with a little more speed and storage capacity for extended adventures, or if you're looking for a boat with the features of a longer touring kayak, but a little more maneuverability, the Islay 12 is for you. The Islay features a long waterline for speed and tracking and an asymmetric hull that is nimble on edge. Solid stability gives beginning paddlers plenty of confidence and a roomy cockpit makes for comfortable all-day seating.

Choose This Kayak For:

- The stability and manageability of a recreational kayak, but with greater hull efficiency

- A mixture of day trips and weekend adventures

- Easier maneuverability than a longer touring or sea kayak


Length: 12 ft 7 in / 385 cm
Weight: 56 lbs / 25.5 kg
Width: 26 in / 66 cm
Optimal Load: 275 lbs / 124 kg
Deck Size: XL