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The Pioneer is designed for racing and ocean touring where distances are to be covered in varying conditions so think of this kayak as a "multisport meets sea kayak".

The Pioneer has a low deck profile enabling it to perform extremely well in windy conditions, while its longer hull gives it greater speed and allows it to respond in a following sea to surf the waves. With moderately aggressive rails, the hull cuts through waves, maintains a high forward speed, and is controllable with leaning (railing).


  • Well ballanced rails
  • A one size "fits most" seat
  • Waterproof daybox in front of the cockpit for storing items such as keys, food, or safety items.
  • Extra large rear hatch for easy stowing of longer items like tents or fishing rods.
  • Heavy duty carry handles


  1. Multisport configuration: comes with spring-loaded 450mm multisport rudder, foam bulkheads, and lighter carbon Kevlar laminate to reduce overall weight. Perfect for multisport coaches or athletes wanting a kayak that's more stable than a traditional multisport kayak.
  2. Sea Kayak configuration: comes with retractable sea kayak rudder, solid bulkheads, and our sea kayak laminate which provides a bit more protection to the hull.
  3. For both of these models we can supply with additional features such as deck lines, deck nets/bungees, or rod holders. We're happy to customise so please let us know your preferences.


      Sea Kayak Config $5,499 Multisport Config $4,649

      Ability Level



      Sea Kayak Config 19 kgs Multisport Config 17kgs



      Paddler Size

      Will fit most individuals


      545 millimetres


      5.4 metres




      370L (front 70L, rear 90L, day 70L, cockpit 140L)


      760mm x 460mm


      We work on a 3-4 week turnaround. In many cases we will be able to supply before the three weeks is up however, these are a hand-made product so they do take time to produce and we often have multiple orders in the system. we will advise you of an eta at the time of ordering.

      Shipping and Pickup

      We are based in Mount Maunganui and kayaks can be picked up directly from my workshop. Shipping throughout NZ and the world and will be charged at cost. Please ask for an estimate.

      Colours Fiberglass

      All fiberglass kayaks come with a white hull. This looks smart and doesn't show up as many scratches caused by rocks. The deck can be either a single, block colour (great if you want to display sponsors logo's) or your choice of two colours that are faded together. Please note that the colours are mixed in with the resin at the time of laying up the kayak so not everything is possible. At the time of ordering we will discuss the options with you and make recommendations if necessary.  

      Composite Colours

      Our composite kayaks have a white hull. If you would like a clear hull (to show off the beauty of the fibres) please be aware that micro bubbles and resin pockets may be visible. The deck is your choice of colour just like the fiberglass model. We prefer to have this coloured to prevent the sun from heating it up too much but if you wish I can also do the top with a clear coat.     

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      To order this craft or to find out more please contact us today. If you prefer to use the phone, call or text Tim on 027 668 9904.

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