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Posted by Austin Barker | 21-05-2016

Galasport Construction Specifications

Galasport Construction Specifications 

Explained for all Galasport Canoes and Kayaks

 

CARBOLIGHT:

K1 £Please Enquire / C1 £Please Enquire / C2 £Please Enquire

The top Galasport specification.

This construction is most suitable for the serious racers, with the biggest advantages being in weight, durability, firmness and aesthetics.

This construction features an outside carbon layer and a seamless outside edge, apart from the bow and stern tips for protection. There is a seam throughout the whole boat on the inside. This construction uses the newly devised Pyramid Technology, which results in a very strong boat that is resistant to damage.

Boat weights (no seat or footrests) K1: 6.6-7.4kg, C1 6.8-7.5kg, C2 11kg

 

PROFI: 

K1 £Please Enquire / C1 £Please Enquire / C2 £Please Enquire

The most popular Galasport construction.

This construction is very robust and suitable for high performance racing. The use of Carbon-Aramid fabric makes this construction very durable and slightly more suited to more rough treatment in comparison to the Carbolight. There is an outside seam around the whole boat and a full inside seam.

Boat weights (no seat or footrests) K1: 7.9-8.3kg, C1 8.8-9.4kg, C2 11.5-13.5kg

 

FLEXIBLE: 

K1 £Please Enquire / C1 £Please Enquire / C2 £Please Enquire

This construction is suitable for regular competitors. It is made from a mixture of Carbon/Aramid and Glass Fibre and uses vacuum bag technology on the deck. There are full seams on the outside and inside with a foam pillar protecting the whole boat.

Boat weights (no seat or footrests) K1: 8.5-9.2kg, C1 9.2-10kg, C2 14-15kg

 

MIXT: 

K1 £Please Enquire / C1 £Please Enquire

This construction is suitable for beginners. It is made from a mixture of Carbon/Aramid and Glass Fibre. There are full seams on the outside and inside with a foam pillar protecting the whole boat.

Boat weights (no seat or footrests) K1: 8.8-9.5kg, C1 9.8-10.2kg

 

DIOLEN: 

K1 £Please Enquire / C1 £Please Enquire

This construction is most suitable for club boats and early beginners. A combination of E-glass fabric, Carbon/Aramid and stiffening ribs in the hull is used within this construction. There are full seams on the outside and inside with a foam pillar protecting the whole boat.

Boat weights (no seat or footrests) K1: 9-9.8kg, C1 10-10.6kg