Norse ymir fibreglass
The Norse Ymir Fibreglass is a large, fast and stable sea kayak. It strikes a perfect balance between speed and stability and would make for a great expedition kayak. The boats rounded chine hull design means you can move smoothly from edge to edge. The lightweight V-shaped hull makes it easy to maintain speed and track efficiently. The Norse Ymir comes fitted with a rudder which further helps tracking and control in all conditions.
The fibreglass composite hull means this boat is light and rigid – making its performance sleek & efficient. It is built with aramid reinforcement in the keel – giving it even more strength. The Ymir is also available in carbon fibre- You can check it out here.
The Norse Ymir Fibreglass has an easy access day hatch located just behind the cockpit. It has plenty of storage available inside the bow & stern hatches making it perfect for longer expeditions. The deck bungee also adds some extra storage space for those item you want to have super quick access to.
The cockpit ergonomics are designed for all day comfort. The seat gives plenty of support while minimizing pressure points. With a slightly higher deck height in the Ymir cockpit, this kayak is well suited for larger or longer-legged paddlers.
With its sleek rounded design the Ymir is perfect for serious sea kayaking or anyone that wants to move fast without compromising on stability.
Length: 550 cm
Width: 56 cm
Fibreglass: 24 kg
Cockpit measures: 78L x 40W x 35H cm
Recommended paddler weight: 80kg. – 110kg
Max loading weight: 120kg.
Total volume: 321l
Front bulkhead: 60l
Day hatch: 41l
Rear bulkhead: 70l
more about the brand
Norse are a Norwegian based paddle sport company, and have been in the Industry since 2001. In 2013 they started the development of the Norse Kayaks. Using their long experience in arranging sea kayaks classes, they have developed the best possible kayaks for Norway’s demanding coastline. They’re located on the beautiful west coast of Norway and take their inspiration (and kayak names!) from Norse mythology. You can check out their story and their range of kayaks here.
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