The Stellar Osprey 18′ Surfski, optimize for efficient paddling and catching waves
The Stellar Osprey S18S G2 Surfski is a high-performance kayak designed for open water paddling, such as ocean waves or lakes. The Osprey hull has increased its speed by increasing the size of the cutaways and narrowing the bow sections. The rocker profile and trim have been optimize for fast efficient paddling, catching waves, and a blast surfing boat wakes.
The Ospreys long, narrow hull, which is designed to glide through the water with minimal resistance, allowing for greater speed and efficiency while keeping its stability. It measures 17’11” long and a beam of 20.2″, with the Advantage construction coming in under approximately 36 pounds. The cockpit is designed for medium sized paddlers and ergonomic seat position, which allows for a more powerful paddle stroke, as well as an adjustable foot brace system and a foot-controlled rudder for improved steering and stability. For storage, the Osprey has provided 2 sealed bulkhead water tights storage compartments and bungee straps.
Stability and speed, the Osprey has been designed around the USCA 18′ kayak regulations with long efficient hull lines and slender bow for a smooth, fast running hull.
Weight: 35.9 lbs / 16.3 kg
Description: Great combination of weight, stiffness, durability and cost. Gelcoat finished heat cured infused epoxy Fiberglass and Soric® core laminate is very tough and resists against punctures. A great race boat on a tight budget. The Advantage hits the mark for price to weight ratio for most kayak paddlers.
Description: Single skin laminate hull made of Carbon & Kevlar® fabric, with clear gelcoat finish, and the deck is the standard Advantage construction. The hull is designed to be flexible and durable, but creates a stiff boat that can take some abuse in the class I and II rapids and shallows, but is also at home in the ocean or the flats. The Surf Ski Multi-Sport construction comes standard with an over-stern rudder, as well as a flush mounted Andersen Super mini-bailer.
Weight: 28.7 lbs / 13 kg
Description: Very stiff and light, yet more affordable than the Alpha. Kevlar® adds impact strength to the laminate – Gelcoat finished heat cured epoxy Kevlar® and Fiberglass laminate with Nomex® Honeycomb Core. Great for racing, or those looking for a light boat, but not as impact resistant as the Multi-sport or Advantage constructions.
Alpha – Woven:
Weight: 27.6 lbs / 12.5 kg
Description: Extremely stiff and light – The ultimate paddling machine that is also easy to move off of the water. Clear finished, heat cured epoxy woven Toray 3k Carbon Fiber laminate with Nomex® Honeycomb Core.
- Long efficient hull lines and narrow shaped bow
- Bow and stern handles
- Cockpit handles
- Integrated cockpit bottle older
- Low vlolume cockpit with DeBrito bailer for drainage
- Two watertight storage compartments and bungee straps
- 3 point foot brace with toe steering controls
- Leash attachment
|Intended Use||Fitness, Racing, Surfing|
|Paddling Level||Intermediate paddlers|
|Length||17’11” / 5.48 m|
|Width/Beam||20.2″ / 51.2 cm|
|Depth||13.3″ / 33,7 cm|
|Cockpit Size||Open Cockpit|
|Paddler Size||5′-6’6″ / 1.5-2m|
|Weight Capacity (lbs)||285 lbs|
|Kayak Weight||27.6 to 35.9 LBS|
|Storage||Bow 10.3 Gal / Stern 23.7 Gal|
The Stellar Difference
The difference is in the details. At Stellar, we realize that all materials are not made the same and premium materials help make a superior boat. From Dupont Kevlar, Toray Carbon, Lantor Core and 3M finishing materials, we realize that these materials may cost more, but provide you with a superior boat in mechanical strength, aesthetic finish, optimal weight and consistent performance. We process those superior materials, by using epoxy resin, heat curing, vacuum and infusion to create the some of the best boats on the market.
Being an ISO 9001 Certified Company, Stellar Kayaks has the quality assurance in place in every step of the process, from material purchasing through the final stages of production. This level of scrutiny keeps the production quality and consistency at a high level that you demand and expect.
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