Specifications for Kestrel 120 Composit Hybrid


Current Designs

Kestrel 120 composit hybrid


12ft. 6in.



Alaskan Ivory

Sometimes everything comes together almost too good to be true. This little, light kayak is fast, maneuverable and stable. It has the best paddling seat in the industry because it moves with you and it can carry up to 300 pounds. The cockpit is large for easy in and out and it has two sealed hatches. There simply is no better recreational, composite, 12 foot 6 inch kayak made, at any price. It is so easy to load and unload and so much fun to paddle you will use it much more often and feel liberated to go paddling without needing some one else to help. Did I mention how classy it looks?


$ 1999.00


Kayaks are available in several kinds of materials and with different construction methods:

Composite kayaks are made from fiberglass, kevlar and graphite in different combinations. Fiberglass, is very durable and makes a strong and economical kayak.Kevlar is lighter and very tough so less needs to be used to make a strong and very durable kayak. Graphite is even lighter than kevlar and is used in strategic locations on some models.

Plastic, Super Compound Linear Polyethylene, (SCL) is extremely tough and durable. It is used in the rotomolded models. Cuts or breaks are so rare I have never seen one, even on white water boats. UV inhibitors are blended in to protect from the sun. This is the most economical durable material Current Designs kayaks are built with. The down side is a little bit of flex and a bit more extra weight.

Thermoformed Composite System (TCS). These are made from an Acrylic and ABS plastic laminate. This plastic is stiffer and lighter than SCL polyethylene. It has the look and light weight of a fiberglass kayak, but costs less. For a more in depth description of these materials the Current Designs web site, or a catalog will help. Also feel free to contact us.