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Valley Etain RM sea kayak

Valley Etain RM

The Etain has a very slight Swede form i.e. widest point rear of centre. Swede form kayaks have a different feel, slightly more glide and a perception of speed that is more noticeable because you are now paddling in a narrower part of the boat. 

£1745.00

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Valley Etain RM

 

Valley kayaks are traditionally “fish-form” i.e. widest point slightly forward of centre. The Etain RM is more neutral, in fact very slightly Swede form i.e. widest point rear of centre. Swede form kayaks have a different feel, slightly more glide and a perception of speed that is more noticeable because you are now paddling in a narrower part of the boat. Paddling stroke is also less encumbered and there is a general feeling of having less boat between you and the water. Better€¦no, different€¦ yes!

 

Other features are a hull that has shallow to moderate ‘V’ in cross-section for good initial stability, and rocker that would best be describe as moderate i.e. slightly less than some other Valley boats to provide secure tracking but still enough to provide a lively ride. The Etain RM also features a removable deck-pod storage-unit in front of the cockpit. Whilst holding the same as a regular 4th hatch/compartment, the advantage is, it can be taken up the beach (or into the car/house) with you. The deck-pod is ideal for things like valuables, snacks, car keys, and small items of safety-kit that you might always want close to hand. Other features of the Etain RM include a locking point situated behind the cockpit and special attention given to cockpit ergonomics.

 

The Etain RM retains all the features of the composite model built in polyethylene construction. By offering a true expedition style kayak in this tough roto-moulded construction Valley offers a kayak ideally suited to a large number of paddlers and a multitude of usages.

Features

  • Removeable Deck Pod.
  • 3 Hatches.
  • Deck Lines.
  • Adjustable Backrest.
  • Skeg.
  • Padded Seat & Hip Pads.

Dimensions

17.5

  • Length 531cm.
  • Width 54cm.
  • Weight 25kg.
  • Manufacturers Recommended Capacity: 63.5 - 104kgOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Valley Etain RM for your weight

17.5

  • Length 536cm.
  • Width 54.5cm.
  • Weight 26kg.
  • Manufacturers Recommended Capacity: 82 - 122kgOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Valley Etain RM for your weight

 

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Delivery Information

Delivery of Clothing, Equipment, Accessories, Paddles & Inflatable Boats/Boards:

We offer a delivery service throughout the UK & Northern Ireland. Most deliveries arrive within 1-3 working days, although some deliveries may take longer.


Delivery of Kayaks & Canoes:

We offer a delivery service on most kayaks & canoes covering most of the UK & Northern Ireland - Some products and areas are excluded. We provide a bespoke delivery service for canoes and kayaks to improve the level of service and minimise the risk of damage.


Most Kayak & Canoe deliveries arrive within 1-2 weeks (not guaranteed) from confirming your order. The majority of Canoe & Kayak deliveries will be quicker than this but some may take longer.


Delivery of Kayaks or Canoes that exceed 4.5m (450cm) is temporarily unavailable - Due to length restrictions with our shipping agents.


For further information, please read our Delivery Information page.


Click & Collect - Stores Nationwide:

We also offer a collect from store service. Collection for orders placed online can be made from any of our Canoe Shops UK Stores.


For full details on our Click & Collect service, please see: Nationwide Click & Collect

If you need any further help or advice about the Valley Etain RM please get in touch by email, phone or visit our shop