What material is CrossMax, Crosslight, Ultralight and Composite?
Hello and thanks for the
question about our high quality plastic or composite materials. Here is a brief explanation of each:
Our best quality High Density
Poly Ethylene (HDPE) rotomolded plastic provides the perfect
balance between stiffness, weight, durability and quality of finish at our
most affordable price.
Combining the advantages of
rotomolded and composite (fiberglass/Kevlar/carbon) materials, the result
is stiffer, faster, up to 25% lighter boat in ABS with a fantastic shiny
finish. It is significantly more affordable and durable than a composite
This ultralight material is similar to
Cross-Light ABS construction with an emphasis on weight reduction. This
gives it an additional 15-25% weight savings vs our crosslight
construction, which makes these the lightest kayaks in their category, bar
Our lightest weight material in
either fiberglass or Kevlar cloth is our fastest and most efficient boat.
Being hand built, results in a higher price and although a little less
durable than plastic boats, they can be repaired more easily.
All our plastic materials have high UV resistance in them and have some of the smoothest and shiniest finishes on the market for a beautiful look and the best performance.
Polyethylene plastic is inexpensive and abrasion-resistant, though it’s the heaviest option and the sun’s UV rays will degrade it after an extended time in the sun. (Store it in a covered location.) ABS plastic: Slightly more expensive than ...
If my kayak ever becomes unusable is it possible to recycle the material?
Yes - Super High Density Polyethylene HDPE, rotomolded plastic is a recyclable material.
Are composite (fiberglass, kevlar, carbon) Boreal Design kayaks available?
Unfortuantely at this time for 2022 season, we are no longer producing / manufacturing composite versions of the Boreal Design kayaks. We are pausing manufacturing until we can find a better solution and or manufacturing partner to provide the best ...
How to repair or fix a cracked kayak
There is no reason why you cannot fix a plastic ABS Thermoformed or Composite boat on your own. Using these resources and the right tools it can be done. If it seems too difficult, then many kayak dealers and also marinas offer this service. Ask ...
How do I repair and glue the window back in place on the Riot Intrigue?
The material of the window is plexiglass and the size is 1220*2440*4mm (if needed to replace it) To seal it you can use the glass glue to seal the window.: Glass Glue, Adhesive for Acrylic, for bonding Between Glass, Acrylic and Other Material Such ...