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Multi Purpose Kayaks

These are the most popular general purpose kayaks available in the UK, perfect for all round paddling including light touring, moderate white water and flat water paddling.

Crossover Kayaks

These kayaks come with features found on touring boats such as drop down skegs and hatches, but retain the safety foot plate and ratchets along with some other core whitewater features.

Wavesport Ethos White Out spec kayak

Wavesport Ethos - WhiteOut

  • Elongated crossover planning hull for flat water touring and river running.
  • White water inspired edges and rails for agility for river or coastal surfing.
  • Drop down tracking skeg to increase straight line tracking whilest touring.
  • Rear oval storage hatch with sealed bulkhead for food, clothing or camping gear.
dagger kantana general purpose kayak

Dagger Katana Action Spec

  • Longer hull length over traditional whitewater kayaks to offer touring ability.
  • Sealed bulk head with storage hatch in the stern for kit, food or overnight gear.
  • Deployable tracking skeg fin for increased straight line tracking over distance.
  • Whitewater inspired hull, rocker and edge design for agility when river running.

General Purpose River Kayaks.

These kayaks are great learning boats for Pool sessions, river outings or use as club and centre baots due to the price, styling and time tested designs. The aim of these kayaks is to be manouerable and great for use as scout groups or anyone on a learning progression

Riot Thunder

Riot Thunder 65 & 76

  • Quick planning hull alongside defined rails for carrying speed through rapids.
  • Bow rocker offers manouverbility and helps to ride over features.
  • Defined rails make this kayak catch and carving easy on standing waves.
  • Well balanced volume through out the boat provides stability and predictability.
dagger gt series kayaks

Dagger GT - Club

  • Favoured by clubs, scouts and coaches for it's general purpose design.
  • Confidence inspiring, predictable and responsive planning hull design.
  • The go to beginner river running kayak for ease of rolling and stability.
  • Available in cost effective Club outfitting.
dagger mamba river running kayak

Dagger Mamba - Club

  • Sturdy and reliable club spec outfitting
  • Tried and trusted hull design
  • Forgiving bow and stern rocker
  • Ideal for Scouts, clubs and anyone looking to progress

General purpose and crossover kayaks from Dagger, Wavesport and Riot are  available from Southampton Canoes.