Tag Archives: Gumotex Sunny kayak

IK&P Picture of the Week

Le Grand Gonflateur himself, Gael A sent me this image to illustrate something. It’s composition and colouring was so magical I’m compelled to elevate it without delay to the IK&P Picture of the Week. Captured in 2005, the location is … Continue reading

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Feathercraft Java kayak review

In early 2016, Feathecraft dropped the Java/Gemini and Aironaut to stick with folding kayaks. In 2017 Feathecraft closed for good. In 2007 I was looking to move on from my Sunny to something a bit longer and self-bailing. The two boats that … Continue reading

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Gumotex (Innova) inflatable kayaks

“My solution: Gumotex Solar 410C … the difference is ludicrous!” Happy Gumotex owner after running a Sevylor Hudson for a few years. Great website – what a wealth of information. I wish I had read it before buying my Sevylor … Continue reading

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Gumotex Sunny/410C ~ self bailing and hull rigidity

Updated summer 2017 Paddling the Haute Allier in France in a Sunny required frequent visits to the bank. Not to get money out of the ATM but to drain the swamped boat. And on Shark Bay in Western Australia one crossing of a very windy bay … Continue reading

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Incept K40 Tasman kayak preview

Missed the K40 intro? – it’s here. For a brief test run and video of the Incept K40 kayak, skip to this. For my initial impressions of my K40, go here. With three months on the coast of northwest Scotland … Continue reading

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Adios to the Sunny ~ check out the Solar 410C

After nearly six years of splashing about, this week I gave my sun-faded Gumotex Sunny away to a mate and his kids. It was probably only worth £100. Coincidentally, Gumotex confirmed they’ve stopped selling the Sunny in Europe while introducing the new and … Continue reading

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Packboat kayaks on the River Spey

We did it again in 2013 Here’s my gallery of a run down the Spey river we did one September in 2007; three days from Aviemore to the sea – about 85 kms or 53 miles, camping two nights. Me in my Sunny … Continue reading

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Inflatable kayaks – do you need a skeg?

Revised summer 2018 See also this about rudders And read this about decks Short answer: Yes. It’s easier to go straight while paddling as hard as you like, and since 2014 all Gumotex come with them, as do many others. Some can be mounted … Continue reading

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