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Adventurelists
August 23, 2018

9 Tips for finding great places to paddle

It’s a big world out there, and 71% of it is covered in water. The possibilities for watercraft enthusiasts are virtually endless, it’s just a matter of finding the right spots to launch. While each adventurer and each vessel has their own unique needs and abilities, we’ve compiled a list of tips for identifying the right put in locations for…
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In the beginningManufacturing
April 10, 2018

Helping to Streamline the Production Process

Our entire team has been working at our manufacturer's to streamline the processes by building holding fixtures and reducing steps to get boats out faster. We are producing them as fast as we can, tweaking assembly and production along the way.It's time to think SPRING! Just ignore the snow that continues to be in the forecast here in northeastern United…
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In the beginningManufacturing
March 14, 2018

We are shipping!

After many delays, a new manufacturer, and winter storms which caused days of power outages and closed roads, we are finally rolling along with production. Gregstrom is producing beautiful Bluefin 14s!Yes, we are in production and shipping! There are videos & photos here and below, one shows the very first Bluefin 14 heading onto a UPS truck. Production is going very…
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Molding at Gregstrom
In the beginningManufacturing
February 6, 2018

New Manufacturer Means Shipping Soon

We have had several delays with our rotational molding manufacturer. In June, they wanted to make minor adjustments so the molds would seal more tightly when closed. As October arrived, the modifications were not complete nor were any preparations to perform the post molding assembly processes. Come December, most issues were fixed but they were unable to properly make the cutouts for our…
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test boats
Manufacturing
December 20, 2017

Molding a Bluefin 14

The Bluefin 14 is made up of six sections. The Molding Process To create the Bluefin 14, we have six molds, one for each of the sections. Those molds get filled with our special resin, closed tight and spun slowly in an oven. They are then removed and cooled, then trimmed and outfitted with clamps, gaskets and decking. Here, section…
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Mockup clamps in the cockpit
In the beginning
August 26, 2017

History of the Clamp

As you already know, we are diligently working toward getting boats produced as soon as possible. Here are some updates and details. Latest News We are scheduled to start production by late October which means shipping should start in November. Our Kickstarter backers will receive the first boats followed by our pre-order customers. Of course, as we know more, we'll…
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Save our planet
May 18, 2017

Mission Blue: The Night Watch

In Playa Grande, Costa Rica, more than 20 years of egg poaching consumed a generation of leatherback sea turtles, bringing the population in the Eastern Pacific to the brink of extinction. Today, Earthwatch scientists and volunteers are working alongside local communities to ensure there’s a future for this species.
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In the beginningWeb articles
May 16, 2017

Geek Extreme: PAKAYAK – HIGH PERFORMANCE HARD-SHELL KAYAK

If you fancy kayaking either as a sport or just a hobby, you are aware of the struggle that comes with transporting a kayak. Moreover, paddle boards and surfboards are not exactly easily portable either. You always need a giant truck to get your kayak or surfboards wherever you go, which is rather tedious. However, you do not have to…
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