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The Venture Capella 173 Sea Kayak is a great boat at a great price, which is ideal for larger paddlers.
The Venture Capella 173 Sea Kayak is a great boat at a great price, which is ideal for larger paddlers.
Venture Kayaks

Venture Capella 173 Sea Kayak

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Venture Capella 173 Sea Kayak


Brand:Venture Kayaks


The Capella 173 is a great sea kayak larger paddlers or ideal for those looking to carry additional kit on an expedition.
Previously part of the P&H sea kayaks, the favored classic design is making reappearance to water in 2015/16 as part of the Venture Range.
This is a classic British sea kayak design!
The moderate V-shape hull provides paddlers with a good mix of tracking performance, comfortable initial stability and soft chimes, which creates a fine balance of confidence inspiring secondary stability.
The Capella has been used by many people to introduce them to sea kayaking, it there for make a great all-rounder.
This truly is an all-rounder Sea Kayak!
The Capella range provides superb maneuverability for exploring your local headlands and bays. It will also cater for those longer, open crossings.
Please be rest assured that every model in the Capella range retains plenty of speed, aiding your voyage.
This kayak is available in 4 sizes, which ensures you’re guaranteed to find a model that not only fits you but also compliments your paddling style and ability. This will give you an enjoyable experience each time you take it out for a paddle!
The four size options are; Capella 161, Capella 163, Capella 167 and Capella 173
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Understanding Special Order:

In stock: Can be dispatched and with you in 3 working days. Can also be collected from the store.

Special Order Available: Could be in stock at the factory and can be with you in 5 working days. If it is not in stock at the factory there could be a long wait time to hand make a composite. Please get in touch before ordering

Out of stock: Boat is no longer available. Check back later.


Sizing Information
Venture Capella 173 Dimensions
Length 525cm / 17ft 3 inches
Width 58cm / 23 inches
Internal Cockpit Length 87cm / 34.25 inches
Internal Cockpit Width 51cm / 20 inches
Total Volume 385lts / 101.79 gals
Front Hatch Volume 57lts / 15.1 gals
Day Hatch Volume 48ts / 12.7 gals
Rear Hatch Volume 70lts / 18.5 gals
Kayak Weight (Diolen) 29.2kgs
Paddler Weight Range 75 -135 Kgs


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