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2019 Paddling
Buyer's Guide

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2019 Paddling
Buyer's Guide

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Suggested Retail
$4095 USD
$5499 CAD
Suggested Retail
$4095 USD
$5499 CAD
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The better the kayaks the better the experience. The Spirit of Sea Kayaking: Tiderace create sea kayaks that push the boundaries of design and construction to new limits. You can Tour or Race or Play. Tiderace Sea Kayaks are sold through Umingmaq Paddle Touring Centre who have selected their brands based on quality of construction, range of designs, utility, features and a focus on paddle touring. They have chosen our products by finding a balance between design, performance, weight, durability, and price.

Overview

The kayaks in the Speed at Sea combine the best features and characteristics of the Tiderace range with new thinking about how the next generation of sea kayaks should perform. These appeal to progressive kayakers who value speed but don’t want to sacrifice comfort, and who’re looking to upgrade to the next level.
The Tiderace Pace Tour is a serious expedition sea kayak. It’s a high volume load carrier that has the speed of a race boat. With it record breaking pedigree, the ’17 defines a new genre where a fast expedition kayak neither need to be long in length nor unstable in nature. Advocates of the ’17 comment on the design’s unerring steadfastness even in the roughest of seas, truly a sea boat which looks after it owner. The Pace Tour retains the signature Tiderace cockpit and four hatch layout and as featured in all Tiderace boats, computer designed throughout. The Pace tour carries a load more efficiently over a distance than any other Tiderace kayak.
MSRP
$4095 USD
$5499 CAD

Highlights

  • Tiderace kayaks are available in a range of different sizes
  • Our cockpits make people smile
  • Optimum leg/knee position for power transfer, comfort and body rotation
  • Thigh braces which promote comfort, precision, and ease of access.
  • Maximum connectivity for better feedback, grip, and less pressure points

Available Colours

  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Red
  • Purple
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Tan
  • Black
  • White
  • Grey

The better the kayaks the better the experience. The Spirit of Sea Kayaking: Tiderace create sea kayaks that push the boundaries of design and construction to new limits. You can Tour or Race or Play. Tiderace Sea Kayaks are sold through Umingmaq Paddle Touring Centre who have selected their brands based on quality of construction, range of designs, utility, features and a focus on paddle touring. They have chosen our products by finding a balance between design, performance, weight, durability, and price.

Features & Specifications

Overview
  • Model Year: 2019
  • Category: Kayaks
  • Kayak Type: Sit Inside, Touring Kayak, Day Touring, Expedition, Racing & Training, Ocean Play
  • Paddlesport: Kayaking
  • Number of Paddlers: Solo
  • Structure: Rigid or Hard
  • Propulsion: Paddle
  • Best Used For: Expedition, Racing & Training, Sea Kayaking & Touring, Kayak Day Touring, Surfing, Ocean Play
  • Intended Waterway: Lakes, Ponds & Inshore, Open Water & Ocean, Surf, Rock Gardens
  • Specifically Designed For: Women, Larger Adults, Average Adults, Smaller Adults
Specifications
  • Length: 17' 1" / 522 cm
  • Width: 21" / 53 cm
  • Weight: 55 lb / 25 kg
  • Deck Height: 12.5" / 32 cm
  • Total Volume: 89 gal / 405 L
  • Stern Hatch Volume: 19.6 gal / 89 L
  • Bow Hatch Volume: 19.8 gal / 90 L
  • Day Hatch Volume: 9 gal / 41 L
  • Cockpit Volume: 40 gal / 182 L
Features
  • Primary Material: Proprietary Composite Blend
  • Hull Shape: V-Bottom
  • Chine: Soft
  • Rudder or Skeg: Rudder
  • Self Bailing: No
  • Bulkheads: Stern, Bow, Midship
  • Number of Hatches: 4+
  • Storage: Stern Hatch, Bow Hatch, Day Hatch, Cockpit Console
Outfitting
  • Outfitting: Backband, Thigh Braces, Adjustable Foot Braces
  • Seat: Molded
  • Standing Platform: No
  • Rigging: Deck Rigging, Safety Lines, Grab Handles
Our boats are all computer designed. This gives us exact information about where the centre of buoyancy is located, allowing the seats and cockpits to be precisely located. It also enables us to scale a model design up or down to suit different paddler sizes and weight. Each time we do this, we effectively create a new kayak which preserves all the performance criteria of the original and ensures that the hull feedback to the paddler is kept the same.

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