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.)
Elio Canoes and Kayaks
Havel Canoe & Kayaks
US Dealer — Nelo USA (located in Southern California)
Mississippi Kayaks – they also sell canoes.
Simon River Sports
Stellar Kayaks & Surfskis
Epic Kayak Paddles
Oceansport – Various paddle makers found here, including Carbonology, located in Costa Mesa
Peter Patasi Paddles
QuickBlade Paddles – in Huntington Beach, CA and friend to the club!
Other Equipment –
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.)
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.)
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.