Kirton cleaver

Key spec
Design: Rounded cross section.
Boat length: 17ft 0.75”, 520cm
Date: 1980
Class: Flatwater racing K1
Stability: 1


Designed for paddlers of 80 to 90Kg Probably the only kayak developed through extensive full scale, govt sponsored ship tank test research. Uncompromisingly fast but many found it difficult to handle.


Struer design made under licence.