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custom thigh braces
AdventureExpedition: Philippines
April 17, 2019

2. Customizing For An Expedition

Adventurer: Marcus Hill In December 2018, Marcus contacted us asking about ordering spare parts for an expedition he and another Pak Member were planning in the Philippines. We gathered up his requested list of parts, included a couple of T-shirts, and sent it all to him in Japan. Introducing, the first Pakayak Adventurer! Stay tuned for the next episode of…
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Pak arrives in Japan
AdventureExpedition: Philippines
April 16, 2019

1. Adventure Planning

This is the first in a series of posts about an adventure that's happening right now. Back in May 2018, Marcus Hill inquired about when his Pakayak Bluefin 14 would ship and gave us his plans for his kayaking adventures. "Here are my first year plans for the Pakayak. June 27th, 6 day exploration of the Kerama Islands in Okinawa.…
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yak angler
Web articles
January 7, 2019

YakAngler: 5 Of The Strangest Kayaks Available

Giving the Scorpion FX 2 a run for its money when it comes to portability is the Pakayak. The Pakayak is designed to be compact when transported or stored away, but simple enough to assemble that anyone can accomplish it in less than three minutes. It also doesn't have any loose parts, so there's no need to worry that something…
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bluefin-castine comparison
ListsReviews
October 11, 2018

Pakayak’s Bluefin vs Old Town’s Castine (a traditional 14-ft kayak)

Pakayak’s Bluefin 14Old Town’s Castine 140 Pakayak’s Bluefin 14 Old Town’s Castine 140 Length 14 feet / 4.3 m 14 feet / 4.3 m Width Total width: 24”/ 61 cm Total width: 24.75” / 62.9 cm Cockpit 18” x 34” / 46 x 86 cm 20” x 38” / 96.5 x 50.8 cm Weight 59 lbs / 26.7 kg 53…
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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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