The Islay 12 offers the features of a touring kayak in a compact, lightweight package. A smaller version of the Islay 14, the 12 will appeal to people who want to explore smaller lakes and rivers but still want the option of taking along enough gear for an overnight trip.
The Islay 12 is ultra-stable and quick through the water, nimble on edge and fun to paddle. Offered with Venture’s innovative new under-stern Skudder® system.
USAGE: Adventure Touring
OUTFITTING: Fit 4 Sport
CONSTRUCTION: Single Skin
DECK SIZE: XL
CONTROL: Skeg or SkudderTM
ACCESSORIES: Fishing Rod Holders, Deck Pod
|Semi flat mid hull with a slight V: ||Gives stability, manoeuvrability and great tracking.|
|Full volume bow: ||Helps lift over waves and give you a drier ride.|
|Volume in bow and stern: ||Carry all your gear with ease.|
|Rear weighting & upright stern: ||Long water line allows you to keep speed up across the bay.|
|Ergonomic cockpit position: ||So you can paddle all day in comfort.|
|2 large hatches and paddle park: ||Store all your gear for longer trips.|
|Removable Storage Pod*: ||Easy access to essentials while paddling.|
|Deck elastics : ||Store map and spare paddles for easy access. |
|Fishing rod holder mounts, soft curve for easy mounting: ||For optional fishing rod holders. |
*Deck Pod is an optional extra in some regions.
Skeg and Skudder® option
Venture’s new revolutionary steerable skeg system. The Skudder® combines the simplicity of a skeg with the efficiency of an understern rudder. Bombproof durability and versatility make the Skudder® the best choice for controlling your kayak in all conditions. Available only on Venture kayaks.
* Storage Pod optional extra in some regions.
|Length ||Width ||Volume|| Front Hatch ||Rear Hatch |
|Weight ||Paddler Weight Range |
|385cm ||66cm ||266l ||23l ||67l ||90.5cm ||50.5cm ||25.5kg|| <124kg |
Single colours: sunbeam, lava, and ocean turquoise available to special order.
Fit 4, Skeg: €899
Fit 4, Skudder: €999
Skeg upgrade for Club: €90,-
Skudder ready: €55,-