Stellar 18' Touring Kayak (S18 G2)

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The Stellar 18’ G2 (S18 G2) is the latest iteration of one of the originals. Known for its great glide, stability and speed, keeping those highlights we tweaked the hull for additional efficiency, stability and capacity. The S18 G2 shares the same hull and deck as the S18 EXP G2, but one less hatch and bulkhead. The S18 is as at home on flat water eating up the miles as it is in big water providing you confidence to get where you want to. The S18 EXP G2 fits a wide range of paddler builds and has ample cockpit volume for large shoes to fit in.

Length: 18' / 5.5m
Beam: 21.9" / 55.7cm
Depth: 12.6" / 32cm
Paddler: 5' - 6' 5"/ 1.5m - 1.96m
Capacity: 330lbs / 150kg
Cockpit W: 17.3" / 44cm
Cockpit L: 33" / 84cm





Features


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Bottle Holder Seat Pad Bottle Holder Seat Pad
Kayak Cut Away Kayak Cut Away
SmartTrack Footbrace SmartTrack Footbrace
Kayak Stern Handle Kayak Stern Handle








Construction Options & Pricing


Alpha: $6,095 | Excel: $4,495 | Multi-Sport: $4,495 | Advantage: $3,795


Alpha - Woven

Weight: 34.2 lbs / 15.5 kg
Description: Extremely stiff and light - The ultimate paddling machine that is also easy to move off of the water. Clear finished, heat cured epoxy woven Toray 3k Carbon Fiber laminate with Nomex® Honeycomb Core.

Excel

Weight: 34.4 lbs / 15.6 kg
Description: Very stiff and light, yet more affordable than the Alpha. Kevlar® adds impact strength to the laminate - Gelcoat finished heat cured epoxy Kevlar® and Fiberglass laminate with Nomex® Honeycomb Core. Great for racing, or those looking for a light boat, but not as impact resistant as the Multi-sport or Advantage constructions.

Multi-Sport

Weight: 38.8 lbs / 17.6 kg
Description: Single skin laminate hull made of Carbon & Kevlar® fabric, with clear gelcoat finish, and the deck is the standard Advantage construction. The hull is designed to be flexible and durable, but creates a stiff boat that can take some abuse in the class I and II rapids and shallows, but is also at home in the ocean or the flats. The Surf Ski Multi-Sport construction comes standard with an over-stern rudder.

Advantage

Weight: 40.8 lbs / 18.5 kg
Description: Great combination of weight, stiffness, durability and cost. Gelcoat finished heat cured infused epoxy Fiberglass and Soric® core laminate is very tough and resists against punctures. A great race boat on a tight budget. The Advantage hits the mark for price to weight ratio for most kayak paddlers.

The Stellar Difference


Quality Materials • Epoxy • Heat Curing • Vacuum & Infusion • ISO 9001
Materials
The difference is in the details. At Stellar, we realize that all materials are not made the same and premium materials help make a superior boat. From Dupont Kevlar, Toray Carbon, Lantor Core and 3M finishing materials, we realize that these materials may cost more, but provide you with a superior boat in mechanical strength, aesthetic finish, optimal weight and consistent performance. We process those superior materials, by using epoxy resin, heat curing, vacuum and infusion to create the some of the best boats on the market.

Process
Being an ISO 9001 Certified Company, Stellar Kayaks has the quality assurance in place in every step of the process, from material purchasing through the final stages of production. This level of scrutiny keeps the production quality and consistency at a high level that you demand and expect.

Color Options

RAL 3020 - Red   RAL 2004 - *Orange   RAL 1018 - *Yellow   RAL 6018 - Green

RAL 5017 - Blue   RAL 4003 - Pink   RAL 9005 - Black   RAL 6002 - Leaf Green

RAL 220 - Teal   RAL 6002 - Leaf Green   RAL 9003 - White   RAL 7046 – **Telegrey


*Bright colors like Yellow and Orange need more layers to acheive saturation and can add 100-200g to the weight of the boat.
**Telegrey is a difficult color to make, color consistency cannot be guaranteed.

Touring Family


Performance Touring

Stellar 18' Racer (S18R G2)
Length: 17' 11" / 5.48m Beam: 20.2" / 51.2cm



Stellar 18' Touring Kayak (S18 G2)
Length: 18' / 5.5m Beam: 21.9" / 55.7cm



Stellar S18 Expedition G2
Length: 18’ / 5.5m Beam: 21.9” / 55.7cm



Stellar 16' Touring Kayak (S16)
Length: 16' 3" / 4.95m Beam: 22.1" / 56.2cm


 

Stellar Low Volume 16' Touring Kayak (S16LV)
Length: 15’ 9” / 4.8m Beam: 21.9” / 55.6cm



Stellar Intrepid 18' Sea Kayak (SI18)
Length: 17' 11"/ 5.5m Beam: 21.3"/ 54cm



Stellar Intrepid LV SILV
Length: 16' 10"/ 5.14m Beam: 20.9"/ 53.2cm



Stellar Tandem 21' Touring Kayak (ST21)
Length: 21' 4" / 6.5m Beam: 22.4" / 56.8cm



 

Light Touring

Stellar High Volume 14' Touring Kayak (S14HV)
Length: 14’ 9” / 4.5m  Beam: 25.6” / 65cm

Stellar 14' Touring Kayak (S14 G2)
Length: 14' 4" / 4.4m  Beam: 24.5" / 62.1cm



Stellar 14' Touring Kayak (S14LV G2)
Length: 14’ 1” / 4.3m Beam: 23.2” / 59cm


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