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Equipment Resources

Other providers are encouraged to contact us to be listed here.  The list below is by no means complete, but is intended to help visitors know what’s available as well as potential costs.  A modern boat and paddle, if well cared for, will last for decades if not a lifetime of use.  (Some of our club boats are over 30 years old.)

New Equipment

Boats –

Elio Canoes and Kayaks

Epic Kayaks

Havel Canoe & Kayaks

Hody Sport

Kape Boats

US Dealers — east, central, and west:
Sprint Training Resources, Global Paddle Sports, and Nelo USA


Prestol Boats

Mississippi Kayaks – they also sell canoes.

Simon River Sports

Stellar Kayaks & Surfskis



Paddles –

Braca Sport

Epic Kayak Paddles

Gara Kayak Paddles

GPower Paddles

Jantex Paddles

Peter Patasi Paddles

QuickBlade Paddles

Other Equipment –

Sprint boat parts and gear from Nelo at

Number holders from the Rowing Store

PFDs (Life Jackets) –

Class III vests tend to be the most comfortable.   Get a PFD you will wear! 
(Adult members may also choose an “airbelt” model.)

NRS – Employee owned in Moscow, Idaho


Used Equipment

We post and share used boats for sale on our Facebook page

*Please inquire about VCKC used equipment! We currently have a SUP and some surfskis we are willing to part with. (These were donations to the club and we’ll use the income from the sale of these items to purchase new equipment.)

Gig Harbor’s Equipment Page

Kayak Trader

Canadian resources, will require driving or shipping inquiries.  Note that some US clubs race the Canada Day regatta and transportation might be arranged through them.

Atlantic Division in Canada