NDK Sizing

General "fit" ranges - these are only general ideas based on paddler size, not paddler plus kit:

  • Quantum: 150-220 lb paddler
  • Echo: 90-150 lb paddler
  • Romany Classic: 120-200 lb paddler
  • Romany Surf: 150-220 lb paddler
  • Romany Excel: 200-250+ lb paddler
  • Romany LV: 80-140 lb paddler
  • Romany Sport RM: 150-220 lb paddler
  • Romany Sportive RM: 120-160 lb paddler
  • Explorer: 150-220 lb paddler
  • Explorer HV: 170-240 lb paddler
  • Explorer LV: 100-160 lb paddler
  • Pilgrim: 90-140 lb paddler
  • Pilgrim Expedition: 110-170 lb paddler
  • Latitude: 140-195 lb paddler
  • Greenlander Pro: mid-sized paddlers
Pilgrim Low Volume (cut down) option

Pilgrim Low Volume cut down option

Kayak Weights

Maximum Weights for Standard Layup Kayaks

  • Explorer: 55.1 lbs
  • Romany Classic: 52.9 lbs
  • Romany Surf: 52.9 lbs
  • Romany Excel: 55.1 lbs
  • Pilgrim Expedition:  52.9 lbs
  • Pilgrim 51.8

Average Weights for 50/50 Layup Kayaks

  • Explorer: 48.5 lbs
  • Romany Classic: 46.3 lbs
  • Romany Surf: 46.3 lbs
  • Romany Excel: 48.5 lbs
  • Pilgrim Expedition: 47.4lbs
  • Pilgrim: 46.3 lbs

Average Weights for Carbon Kevlar Kayaks (without hatch covers)

  • Explorer: 43 lbs
  • Romany Classic: 38.6 lbs
  • Romany Surf: 38.6 lbs
  • Romany Excel: 40.8 lbs
  • Pilgrim Expedition: 39.6 lbs
  • Pilgrim: 37.5 lbs
  • Cadence: 44 lbs

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go."  T. S. Eliot