Sterling's lay-up designs "Strong-Lite" Strong-Lite Lay-Ups are designed to give you: A light, strong and very durable kayak Strong-Lite lay-ups take much more impact without breaking, than the industry standard Low Weight creates:Easier turning Higher speed capacity Ease of loading on and off vehicle, and ease of transporting More responsive paddle strokes It all adds up to ease of paddling, worry free and a more enjoyable experience These lay-ups are created by using innovative materials and proprietary lay-up designs.
Redfish Kayak Seats by Joe Greenley. Comfort for the all day paddle or short trips.
The only commercial builder to exclusively offer this Skeg (we call it Skeel) designed with Reg Lake. Skeel (aft central retractable skeg with kink free cable design). Skeel Controller and Skeelbox are built in rather than added on later making them lighter, stronger and trouble free.
Skeg boxes are fiberglass not plastic - higher quality and longevity
No kinked cable in the skeg housing
Flush Skeel control button at left hip out of the way yet easy to fine tune in an instant.
Proprietary inside/outside seam joint
heavy duty fittings made from quality material recessed into the deck --not snagging clothing while making a re-entry Made in the USA deck fittings
Recessed Deck Fittings (nothing to snag your gear or clothing)
Plus a bungie arrangement under the deck to hold maps, pumps etc.
Inside mounted rails and foot pedals attached with stud mounts - no thru holes to leak water.
Hatch Lids are tethered to underside of deck
Paddle float re-entry rescue mounts
Sliding line tensioner to hold your spare paddle tight to the deck on both front and rear
Perimeter Ropes to assist holding on to the kayak if you land in the water - portions of the rope are covered in a black vinyl tubing so you won't cut your hands holding onto your boat in big currents or the surf
High Performance Sea Dog Hatches and lid In an ongoing project we worked with SeaDog to create a product that seals well and easy to go on and off
Reflection, Progression and Ice Kap come standard with a multifunction point behind the combing for lifting, securing or towing
Grab Handles/Carry Handles front and rear
Custom Options Some Custom coaming options for a better fit to your specific body build better fit, performance and responsive handling..
Custom bulkhead placement to optimize compartments to your needs.
Bulkhead in lieu of pedals a glassed in bulkhead placed at your personal preference or comfort,with foam pads for your feet and an cut out section in the center to relax your foot in when needed.
Custom Color Choices Custom gel-coat design choices see slide show under Kayaks heading Gel-coat designs! Extra surf lay-up-- additional layers of material in key stress areas for the surf zone and rock gardening. . This list of features is unrivaled in the industry and yet the real reason that experienced paddlers are choosing these kayaks is because they went through exhaustive performance trials with the very best paddlers the industry has to offer, to become the Best kayaks in Wind,Chop, Surf, and Weather.Easy rolling was just one of the bonuses that surfaced in testing. Another was the superior hull speed for such a maneuverable kayak. Call it luck, we're pleased with the results.
"Enjoy, Paddle Safe,The Team at Sterling’s Kayaks and Fiberglass. Contact Sterling for a test paddle 360-398-2410
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Address: 5421 Guide Meridian Unit D Bellingham, WA 98226