I just purchased an old kayak. It was advertised as Prijon interceptor II. 19'2" long. It is only 14'9" long. It has Prijon design label on it and HiPP industrial...Mithril kayak on it. Looking for any kind of info please.
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Posted by: mintjulep on Jan-21-13 5:54 PM (EST)
The Interceptor is an old downriver racing kayak.
Not a first kayak|
Posted by: mellowareu on Jan-21-13 6:49 PM (EST)
I know it is a down river racer. I was trying to find out who the designer was, or any pics of one to see if it is what I have. I assume Tony Prijon designed it but it was built by Mithril kayaks. I cant find any info on the kayak. I have found tiny bits and pieces from old classifieds. It also is not my 1st kayak. Purchased it for a fun race between kayak clubs:) Thanks for the response though.
If it's 19 feet long, what class would |
Posted by: g2d on Jan-21-13 11:02 PM (EST)
it race in? Downriver whitewater kayaks, c-1s, and c-2s are much shorter.
It's not 19 feet|
Posted by: mintjulep on Jan-22-13 10:03 AM (EST)
It's 14' 9", advertised as 19 feet incorrectly.
Thank s for the info|
Posted by: mellowareu on Jan-22-13 10:40 AM (EST)
Yes. it was advertised as 19'2", but it is 14'9" long. The race is just a fun race. No restrictions really.
Might be a real find. Today's downriver|
Posted by: g2d on Jan-22-13 12:34 PM (EST)
racers are aesthetically rather ugly, and have traded general river controlability for more speed. If you're lucky, that old boat may be fast, and non-treacherous too.
Looks like an old school Cobra eliminato|
Posted by: mellowareu on Jan-22-13 1:23 PM (EST)
It is shaped like a racer for sure. Needs a little patching before I can put it on the water. I would put a pic on here but do not know how to.
If you have a photo hosting service |
Posted by: g2d on Jan-22-13 5:21 PM (EST)
like Flickr, you can provide a link in a post so that we can click on the link and see the picture.