Kirton espada

Key spec
Design: Rounded cross section.
Boat length: 17ft 0.75”, 520cm
Date: 1974
Class: Flatwater racing K1
Stability: 3


This GRP model copied from the Struer wood veneer original was available to several builders under the BCU Espada class scheme. Although now a junior specific class this model had been used by Fritz Briel in his record breaking 10,000 metres in under 40 minutes.


Struer design, Denmark waved licence fees on this model when it was adopted by the BCU as a junior development class.