Confluence boat manufacture
Posted by: RavenWing on Sep-05-12 1:15 PM (EST)
only manufacture of the composite boats for WS and Dagger (Tempest, Zephyr, a Dagger model or two) moved over to China a few years ago (for the 2009 iirc). At that time (Jan 2009) Confluence released a statement saying the move was for a better price point, although privately there were comments (here and other places) that the move was QC based as well.
The rotomoulded boats (Alchemies, Tsunamis, Pungos, etc, and plastic versions of Tempests and Zephyrs were all and are all made in North Carolina.
So as the discussion continues re workmanship keep in mind which models are made in which country.
Touring Kayak Paddles
2-3 Canoe/Kayak Trailer
First Need Purifier
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