Video Review: The Sisu by Current Designs | Adventure Kayak Magazine | Rapid Media
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Virginia Marshall carves the Sisu sea kayak from Current Designs. Screen Capture: Adventure Kayak

The latest sea kayak design from Jesper Kromann-Andersen

The original concept for the Sisu was born from the traditional ethos that any kayak was not complete with the paddler. Cockpit fit and overall responsiveness were two guiding principles for Kromann-Andersen.  

 Virginia Marshall kneels behind the Sisu sea kayak from Current Designs.

Construction

Image of the stern deck of the Sisu sea kayak from Current Designs.

The Sisu is 16 feet long with more pronounced rocker and a flat midsection. The fiberglass model comes with a reinforced deck and maximized stiffness-to-weight ratio.

Specification

Length: 16 feet

Width: 22 inches

Kayak Weight: 52 pounds

Price: $3,499

Video

 

Summary

Virginia Marshall carves the Sisu sea kayak while out for a test paddle.

The Sisu tracks remarkably well for a kayak optimized for tidal surf paddlers. Manoeuvrability is aided by the hard chines to enhance secondary stability when edging and carving waves. Beginners will benefit from accelerated skill development and rapid progression. 

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