Gear Review

Published on October 1st, 2016 | by Supworldmagazine

New @ PADDLEexpo 2016 – Kxone, Airrow

The AIRROW is a hybrid kayak, half sup fboard, half kayak with measurements belonging to a 17’ Surfski.
This innovative design is very fast and, thanks to a smart rudder system, is easy to steer.
Sit on top designs are becoming more and more popular due to their ease of paddling and they offer an alternative for paddlers who do not like sitting in a kayak.

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Kxone, AIRROW ©supworldmag.com

The Airrow is 100% inflatable meaning that you can easily get it on the water right out of your car trunk.  Live in a city?  No storage?  No problem!
The storage-friendly Airrow can be ready to use in minutes.
The Airrow is made out of revolutionary material – Dropstitch.  This material contains thousands of polyester threads which keep the deck and bottom of the Surfski parallel.  This construction is very durable and has been used in hundred thousands of SUP boards.

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Kxone, Airrow ©paddleworld.com

The Airrow has two sidewall chambers.  To allow for greater speed and have less wett surface, the side chambers do not touch the water.
The chambers can stabilize the craft in case of skew.
The bottom is only 21″ wide
The AIRROW can be used as a very fast SUP Board. It has Diamond Cut EVA in the standing Area and a kicker backwards for fast turning.
The AIRROW is made by WOOSUNG, the worldwide biggest inflatable SUP Producer with more than 50 000 Boards/year.

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Kxone, Airrow ©paddleworld.com

Top 5 reason why the Airrow is great
1. The worldwide first inflatable Surfski.
2. The biggest advantage is the inflatable system in 2,5 min out of the trunk in the water.
3. The worldwide first hybrid between Kayak and SUP Board.
3. Wonderfull trainings tool for Clubs.
5. We follow a hundred year old tradition: Sit on top designs were in use almost 100 years ago, made by  Harry McLaren, the first maker of surf skis, Ray Dick, Herb Reckless and Bert McLaren.

Technical Data:
Lenght :17‘ – 518 cm
Width total: 27“ – 68,5 cm
Width in the water: 21″ – 53 cm
Weight: 29,7lb – 13,5 kg

More info go to: www.kxone-europe.com

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Kxone, Airrow ©paddleworld.com

This serie of articles, called “NEW @ PADDLEexpo 2016” and produced by KS Publishing (publishers ofKayak Session, Paddle World and Sup World magazine, showcases the new products for 2017 to be exposed at the PADDLEexpo show taking place in Nuremberg, Germany on October 7-9th. PADDLEexpois the world’s largest paddlesport-specific trade show (‘trade show’ meaning entrance is reserved for professionals) highlighting what the general public will find on shelves and in stores in 2017. It includes everything from kayaks and canoes to stand-up paddle boards and inflatables, with the apparel and accessories needed for it all. See the product and meet the manufacturer at PADDLEexpo 2016 in Nuremberg >www.paddleexpo.com

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