144 Water Street, Norwalk, CT 06854 (203) 854-5223
The Small Boat Shop carries a wide variety of makes, models, and colors of kayaks. Kayaks for touring have a wide range of features. The boat that's right for you depends upon its intended use. Come on down to the store and we will match you with your perfect boat. We stock touring kayaks, recreational kayaks, sit-on-tops, lake and pond kayaks in all materials. Hundreds of kayaks are on hand to view and demo. You may also take a lesson or take a tour.
Among the brands we carry are:
Perception - Perception makes boats for touring, recreation and white water. They have a wide range of kayaks including stable and high performance designs. Perception is also a pioneer of the revolutionary new Airalite material.
CurrentDesigns - the quality of Current Designs composite boats is unparalleled. The exciting new Kestrel sit-on-top weighs in at a mere 35 lbs!
Epic Kayaks-Speed and design in a superb touring platform and surf skis with state of the aret performance.
Feathercraft- An outstanding aluminum frame foldable kayak. The new Wisper comes in standard and light weight versions weighing only 37.5 lbs. and 33 lbs. respectively!
Heritage - Heritage Kayaks' self-bailing design and stability allow all paddlers to experience the joys of sea kayaking while eliminating the fear of inverted wet exits.
Kajak Sport - Imported from Finland, these fiberglass kayaks are great for experienced paddlers. Touring boats range from 16' to 19'. All Kajaks feature hard chine, deep V designs and are outfitted with recessed deck fittings, compass mount, skeg, and day hatch. Any boat can be fitted with a rudder if desired.
Klepper - The company Johann Klepper founded in 1907 is still making top-quality wooden framed folding kayaks today.
Necky - The popular Chatham 16 and 17 are available in plastic, composite, and Necky's ultra-light Advanced Composite. Many other models are in stock including sea kayaks and recreational models.
OceanKayak - Check out Tim Niemier's popular single and double sit-on-tops. 2006 models are in stock, including the popular Malibu 2 XL with seating for one, two, or two and a half people. Great for families with youngsters! Make sure to see the expanded Prowler and Prowler Fishing series.
OldTown- Kayaks and Canoes from the company that's been at it for over 100 years. Try the Cayuga series for Long Island Sound or a Dirigo kayak or Camper canoe for inland use.
WildernessSystems - A builder of touring, recreational, sporting, sit-on-top, and surf kayaks for paddlers world wide. Wilderness makes a wide range of designs including the popular Tempest and Tarpon series. Try out the super comfortable Phase 3 seating.