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Introducing the Intrigue, New Zealand's premier 'entry level' multisport kayak—a favorite among novices and those seeking extra stability in white water. This kayak stands out as the ideal choice for beginners, ensuring a smooth and confidence-building experience, while also catering to the needs of smaller athletes without compromising on speed.

At the core of the Intrigue's design is its wide, flat hull, delivering an unparalleled level of primary stability and exceptional maneuverability. This unique combination makes it the perfect vessel for first-time paddlers, providing a secure platform to hone skills. Additionally, the Intrigue shines as a reliable option for seasoned competitors who value stability during the demanding final stretches of a race.

Designed with versatility in mind, the Intrigue boasts features that elevate its performance. The low profile minimizes wind resistance, a crucial factor when navigating challenging terrains like the Waimak Gorge. Transitioning between elements becomes a breeze with the spacious cockpit, ensuring quick and effortless maneuvers.

Comfort is a top priority with the Ruaversal seat, providing paddlers with the support and rotation needed for extended journeys. The Intrigue isn't just a kayak; it's a gateway to the thrilling world of multisport, where stability meets speed seamlessly.

Whether you're embarking on your first adventure down a river or pushing your limits in a multisport competition, the Intrigue is your trusted companion. Dive into the world of kayaking with confidence, knowing that the Intrigue has your back—stable, maneuverable, and ready for whatever challenges the water may present. Elevate your paddling experience with the Intrigue, the epitome of entry-level excellence in multisport kayaking.


Fiberglass $3,999 Composite $4,299


Fibreglass $5,649 Composite $5,949

Ability Level


Paddler Size

50-75kg and up to 6' tall


540 millimetres


4.9 metres


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.