Carbonology-Sport is a Port Elizabeth based company in the Eastern Cape, South Africa driven by a passion for Innovation, Technology, Quality and Value for money. Established in 2006 by Hein van Rooyen, a South African National Sprint and Marathon Paddler and Jason Goedhals, a South African National Lifesaving representative, Carbonology Sport produce quality, value for money products incorporating the latest technologies and tested techniques.
Hein has a background in all composites, specializing in advanced composites and lightweight systems technologies. He has been involved in 3 Volvo Round the World Ocean Races as a boat builder with teams like ABM AMRO, Ericsson, and Puma.
Jason comes from an engineering background and composite development, specializing in wind energy. Jason has also worked on Puma racing for the Volvo Ocean Race.
Carbonology Sport have the most extensive range of surfskis in the world, catering for World Champions right through to the recreational paddler. No one is left out! All designs, plugs, tooling and manufacturing is done in house, ensuring that you receive the best quality products. We care dearly about our paddlers and strive to provide every customer with a seamless and personalised buying experience that is satisfactory.
Carbonology Sport also produce outrigger canoes and paddles.
Their surfskis and outriggers are renowned for their manoeuvrability, lightness and elegant high-tech fittings. They produce a number of models to suit your weight and paddling ability. There are options for recreational, intermediate as well as competitive paddlers in both singles as well as doubles. They also have a ski specifically for kids and small ladies.
Their paddles are available from guppy, junior, ladies and men’s sizes.
Carbonology Sport are also the exclusive designers of the world’s first K1 SOT (sit on top kayak) and produce what is regarded worldwide as the fastest double ski on the market today. They also produce a Triple ski so the whole family can get into the sport of surfski paddling.
Jason Goedhals (left) and Hein Van Rooyen (right) with Multiple World Champion Hank McGregor
For more details on any of the Carbonology Sport Models visit SHOP