Are Delta Kayaks worth it?

Are Delta Kayaks worth it?

As a professional paddler I have found that Delta Kayaks are hands down the best balance between everything I look for in touring Kayaks, from weight to durability to looks to cost to performance. There are hands down unbeatable.

Are Delta Kayaks fast?

Excelling in rough seas, surf and wind, the elegant Delta 16 offers a balanced combination of manoeuvrability with excellent tracking to stay the course in challenging conditions. It easily keeps a quick responsive pace and has enough storage capacity for multi-day exploration.

Can you roll a Delta kayak?

Both tandem and solo recoveries can be done with ease, while the watertight, curved bulkheads minimize the amount of water coming in and maximize the simplicity of getting it out. With its lower back deck height, the Delta 15s kayak lends itself to an uncomplicated laid-back roll.

How much does a Delta kayak weigh?


12’10″ 25″ 41 lbs
1.8 gal 12.1 gal 300 lbs

Are Delta Kayaks fiberglass?

Delta Kayaks are moulded from highly specialized thermoplastic materials. The kayak’s hull and deck are composed of a proprietary blend of ABS and Acrylic, extruded as one solid material.

Where are Delta kayaks manufactured?

Maple Ridge, British Columbia
All of our kayak models are made right at our manufacturing facility in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada. We use Computer Aided Design (CAD) and over 35+ years of experience to design our kayaks.

What is the lightest touring kayak?

A Portuguese kayak manufacturer, Graphenest and Sipre, announced that they have produced what they believe to be the world’s lightest kayak, which weighs approximately 20.5 lbs (9.3 kg).

How do I clean my Delta kayak?

The built-in Solarkote finish resists against abrasion and harmful UV rays. All that is required is washing with a soft cloth or sponge and warm soapy water. Whenever possible, avoid dragging your kayak on rough or rocky surfaces.

Are Delta Kayaks plastic?

What brand makes the lightest kayak?

Weighing in at only 26 pounds, the Sea Eagle 330 is the lightest kayak on our list and, to add to its portability, it is also inflatable. The technology behind inflatable kayaks has come on by leaps and bounds in recent years.

Should I wax plastic kayak?

You must take good care of your ‘yak if you hope to keep it in top shape for years to come. Again, unlike composite kayaks, plastic-hulled vessels don’t require waxing. However, cleaning and applying UV protectant is still very much recommended. No, scratch that – it’s mandatory.

Can you use car wax on a kayak?

Clean your polyethylene kayak with mild soap and water. Use 303 Protectant or a similar plastic protectant to guard against UV rays and to help your boat shine. For composite boats, you should apply a car wax that is recommended for fiberglass from time to time to protect the finish.