Kirton piraya

Key spec
Design: Rounded cross section.
Boat length: 17ft 0.75”, 520cm
Date: 1975
Class: Flatwater racing K1
Stability: 3

Description

Designed for paddlers of 65 to 75 Kg This kayak was made specifically for Gebo who sold it as their own manufacture. The original kayak was made in wood veneer for Barbara Schutpeltz (Gerhard's wife) who was bronze medalist in the Los Angeles Olympics.

Heritage

Designed for Gehard Schutpeltz of Gebo in Essen W.Germany probably by Empacher the West German specialist in rowing shells.