Vacuum infusion Epoxy/Kevlar composites hull and deck. Custom front bulkhead position. Custom made high density foam seat and hip blocks. HYBRiD Polyurathane backrest which will not absorb water. HYBRiD Rudder blade guaranteed for life against accidental breakage. 6.5mm (1/4") thick parameter grab lines. HYBRiD 550 Gross weight includes all hatch covers,etc. 22.5kg (49lb).
All of the above standard at direct manufacturer price ............ $3,590.
Non-rotating deck fittings are by Kajak- Sport (Finland). They are all glassed from under the deck and won't leak. All deck lines are 6.5mm in diameter. The little extra thickness makes a big difference in any rescue scenario. They also reflect light at night. Made in Australia.
HYBRiD intelligent deck configuration includes:
front day hatch spare paddle storage towing point security ring self rescue paddle park retractable toggles as well as allocated space for: compass / GPS foot or electric pump kayak sail.
The HYBRiD Cockpit seals better and at the same time protects the spray skirt from impact and abrasion.
It also provides thigh braces in a way that you would think is not possible in a sea kayak.
If you think this is a big claim, wait until you paddle the HYBRiD!
This system provides solid support for your feet, while the toes are free to control the HYBRiD rudder.
Hybrid Guzzler foot pump kit secured directly to the HYBRiD 550 Kevlar bulkhead.