Vajda Surfskis

Vajda produce a range of surfskis to cater for beginners, intermediate and advanced ocean paddlers all featuring Vajda’s leading edge design and construction.

CONSTRUCTION

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Each model is available in 3 constructions  (excluding model Raptor):

Racing: Fibreglass & Carbon  / Weight 15kg / RRP $3,490

Elite: Carbon with Foam core / Weight 11.5kg /   from RRP $4,950

Elite Pro: Carbon & Kevlar / Weight 9.5kg /  RRP $5,590

All Pricing is in AUD ex Sydney.

To see what is included in each construction please visit: Vajda Group

Vajda also produce the world’s first thermo-moulded plastic surfski the “Raptor” made of Styrolight for those entry level paddlers on a budget.

CURRENT MODELS

Makai 43- New Top End Performance Ski Model by Vajda. The hull length at 5.8m provides a very maneuverable ski with extremely fast acceleration. The narrow catch and ergonomic cockpit enables a very efficient paddling posture making the ski very enjoyable to paddle.

The shorter length and Vajda’s new construction methods has resulted in a extremely light ski making it very good value for money on a dollar to weight ratio.

The New Elite Build finish (pictured below) will come in Epoxy Light Grey with coloured cockpit of your choice.

Ski Length 5.8 m  Width 43 cm Cockpit Width: 39cm

Weight: 10.2-10.5kg (Elite Build)

Stability: 2/5

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Pictured Makai 43  in Elite Build

Makai 48- New Model for Upper Intermediate paddlers. Shares the same 5.8m water length as the Makai 43 making it a very fast and maneuverable boat. The added width to the hull increases the stability and aids in its ease of catching waves. Referred by many as a Performance ski with added stability.

The shorter length and Vajda’s new construction methods has resulted in a extremely light ski making it very good value for money on a dollar to weight ratio.

The New Elite Build finish (pictured below) will come in Epoxy Light Grey with coloured cockpit of your choice.

Ski Length 5.8 m  Width 48 cm

Stability: 3/5

Paddler Weight: 55-110kg

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Pictured Makai 48  in Elite Build

Makai 55- New Model Coming in 2020 for Beginner to Intermediate paddlers

Ski Length 5.2 m  Width 55 cm

Stability: 5/5

Next  – For Advanced Paddlers

Stable & Comfortable with flat hull,  progressive double cut nose, front deck cutaway, new bailer system and water resistant day hatch.

Ski Length 6.3m Width 43cm

Stability: 2/5

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Next 46 – For Intermediate to Advanced Paddlers

This is the Hawx 46 with the Next colour scheme

Ski Length 5.9 m  Width 46 cm Cockpit Length 140 cm  Cockpit Width 39.5 cm

Stability: 4/5

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Pictured Next 46 in Elite Build

Next 52 – For Beginner to Intermediate paddlers

This is the Hawx 52 with the Next Colour Scheme

Ski Length 5.54 m  Width 50.8 cm  Cockpit Length 140 cm  Cockpit Width 40 cm

Stability: 5/5

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Pictured Next 52  in Elite Build

 

Raptor Ski

World’s first Thermo-moulded plastic surfski made from Styrolight. Comes with POWERGLIDE no screw footbrace system. Comes standard with carry strap, side &  end handles  and a rear hatch with capacity for a light overnight trip.

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Styrolight: ABS Plastic / Weight 19.5kg / RRP 2,290

Ski Length 5.35m Width 53cm Weight 19.5kg including fittings

Stability: 5/5

For more information please visit the recreational and fitness page of this website.

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DISCONTINUED MODELS

Hawx 43 – For Advanced Paddlers

Stable & comfortable yet responsive with great acceleration capability between waves
Ski Length 6.33 m  Width 43.5 cm

Stability: 3/5

 

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Pictured Hawx 43 in Elite Build

Hawx 46 – For Intermediate to Advanced Paddlers

More stable and a little shorter than the Hawx 43 for better surfing on shorter waves
Ski Length 5.9 m  Width 46 cm Cockpit Length 140 cm  Cockpit Width 39.5 cm

Stability: 4/5

 

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Hawx 46 Ski

Pictured Hawx 46 in Elite Build

Hawx 52 – For Beginner to Intermediate paddlers

Shorter, more stable but with great maneuverability
Ski Length 5.54 m  Width 52 cm  Cockpit Length 140 cm  Cockpit Width 40 cm

Stability: 5/5

 

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Pictured Hawx 52 in Racing Build

TomaHawx –  SLSA Approved Spec Ski

Stable & Comfortable with flat hull,  progressive double cut nose, front deck cutaway, new bailer system and water resistant day hatch.

Ski Length 5.79m Width 48.1cm

Stability: 4/5

Weight: 18kg as per SLSA Requirements

 

 

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Special Features

POWERGLIDE Footrest System

Unique to Vajda their surfski footrest system makes set up easy and adjustment a breeze especially if you are sharing a surfski.

There are 19 setup positions and an integrated spring for the pedal pull back.

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Shoulder Strap (Optional )

Each Surfski Model can be pre-ordered with a shoulder strap for ease of carrying. The strap is adjustable and is attached to the boat via in-built hull pins.

Not available on TomaHawx

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Ergonomical Bucket Seat

All Vajda surfskis have an ergonomically designed bucket seat for unbelievable comfort.

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Optional Andersen Bailer

All surfskis can be ordered with optional Andersen Bailers if required. These do not come as standard.

Note: Vajda ‘Next’ Surfski has a standard  DIBRITO Bailer installed.

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Carry Handles

The Vajda Hawx 52 comes with sturdy carry handles on the bow and stern of the boat as well as 2 handles in the cockpit

The Vajda Next comes with bow and stern carry handles

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Covers
Travel socks are standard on the all Elite & Elite Pro Surfski constructions however padded travel covers are an extra cost.
New padded  covers have been recently introduced by Vajda after many months of testing with a new supplier.
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2 or 3 Piece Surfskis
FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ON ANY OF THE SKIS ABOVE PLEASE VISIT OUR SHOP OR EMAIL US AT info@australianpaddlesports.com.au
 
Warranty:
All VAJDA GROUP products are warranted against defects in materials and manufacturing for a period of 12 months from the date of purchase. This warranty covers only manufacture defects and does not cover transport and usage damages. This warranty applies to the original owner for purchases made directly from an authorized Vajda dealer and is non‐transferable.
Warranty is conditioned by the following procedures:
• Misuse
• Damage caused by transport
• Unauthorized repairs
• Removal of manufacturer stickers
 
Warranty Claims:
Contact your place of purchase. Always attach pictures which best describe damages.
Return transport cost to place of purchase or authorised repair depot is NOT covered by warranty.
 
Maintenance
Vajda boats are produced from a high quality composite construction. Composite materials require maintenance.
To extend the lifetime of your boat:
• Do not put any product in the direct sun for long periods.
• Do not over tighten straps whilst storing or transporting.
• Repairs should only be carried out by APS authorised repair agencies.
• Never store or transport boat inside a wet cover.
• Regularly clean with mild detergent and non-abrasive premium marine/auto grade wax
• Do not use abrasive products or harsh chemicals