Reconnaissance is the military term for exploring beyond the area occupied by friendly forces. While the creeks may call out to us, the forces of the river don’t always welcome our exploration. Performing at the highest levels of creeking and class IV-V+ boating, the Recon handles creeks and rivers efficiently, confidently and safely, with boofability worthy of a new term. Helping boaters make limit pushing a way of life – the Recon Series.
The Recon will get paddlers down river safely while performing at the highest levels of creeking and class IV-V+ boating, enhancing a paddler’s confidence and skill sets in the process to make boundary pushing safer than ever before.
The continuous rocker profile combined with the unique distribution of volume makes this design very fast and easy to boof. The unique volume in the bow and its pronounced, upswept shape make the Recon resurface and unload water quickly when blasting through holes, while the domed stern deck minimises back-ending in holes and drops. The location of the full stern chine combined with the generous side wall flare provides superb secondary stability and substantial control when carving, ferrying, or tracking. The Recon is also equipped with seven points of rescue and strategically placed soft grip handles for greater accessibility. The Recon was designed for intermediate and advanced paddlers who want best-in-class performance and maximum safety features while enjoying both multi-day river trips and tackling class IV & V+ rapids.
The CORE Creek Seat provides the ultimate level of safety whilst maximising on comfort and fit. Intuitive controls allow 7.5cm of fore and aft seat adjustment – allowing you to tune your position for that perfect balance on the river. The rotomoulded tank style creek seat is stiff and durable and incorporates our step-out pillar with easy-grip handle – for easy carrying and efficiency in the step-out motion.
Outfitting comprises of the CORE Leg Lifter – providing 7.5cm of elevation, allowing for more efficient energy transfer from the paddler to the kayak. Multi-part CORE Thigh Braces with removable outer hooks offer unparalleled levels of fit and adjustment, with hip pads and a booster seat pad completing the outfitting package – all covered in our stylish, marine vinyl white pads.
If you want the ultimate level of outfitting and safety, then you have found it in CORE WhiteOut.
|LENGTH: 8′ 8″ / 264 CM||WIDTH: 27″ / 69 CM|
|BOAT WEIGHT: 51 LBS. / 23 KG||DECK HEIGHT: 15.75″ / 40 CM|
|COCKPIT LENGTH: 34″ / 86 CM||COCKPIT WIDTH: 19.25″ / 49 CM|
|VOLUME: 93 GAL / 352 L||PADDLER WEIGHT: 180 – 275 LBS. / 82 – 125 KG|