Kirton Dart

Key spec
Design: Flattish bottom with round bilges.
Boat length: 15ft”, 457cm
Date: 1971
Class: Class 3
Stability: 3


Developed from the Scimitar 2 K1 this class 3 competition kayak was the fastest in it's class but mwas too difficult to handle by most paddlers in this class. It required K1 techniques to get the most out of the design. Special features of the design was the raked transom stern that allowed this short kayak to accelerate like a K1 with no sucking in of the stern.


Collaboration between Tony Snell and David Green