The TRAK 2.0 is the only kayak with adjustable settings on the fly. Built for any condition. Built for all conditions.
TRAK is the only kayak that allows you to alter the waterline and rocker for varying environments and needs. Use the same kayak to play in rough water, or to paddle efficiently for long touring. Essentially, it is a bunch of differently shaped kayaks in one. You can even adjust the rocker as you paddle!
Traditionally, kayaks are designed with a specific purpose in mind. Most avid kayakers will own 3-10 kayaks, all with a specific use. One may be for play or surf, one may be for mid-range touring, and one could be for specialized longer expeditions. With the TRAK 2.0, you have many of these kayaks in one.
The amount of rocker in the hull determines how easy a kayak will turn, edge, or spin. Having a lot of rocker would be great for some ocean paddling, rivers or whenever you want added manoeuvrability. It is also helpful for beginners as it offers more stability and makes it easier to turn without extensive paddling skills. Someone that is just getting into paddling can really grow with the TRAK!
The length of the kayak’s waterline varies depending on payload and amount of rocker. With no rocker (or very minimal) the water line is just under 15 feet (4.5 m). With maximum rocker the waterline is reduced significantly to approximately 12 feet (3.5 m). This dramatically changes the paddling characteristics of the kayak, contributing to its versatility.
The TRAK 2.0 allows the paddler to adjust the lateral trim of the kayak, with similar benefits to a rudder or skeg. It doesn’t prevent weather cocking, but it allows the paddler to adjust for it. If you find the kayak being pulled or pushed due to weathercocking or affects of wind or current, you can adjust the side gunnel jack and compensate for the affect on the kayak. This would normally be used only on a long crossing or when handrailing a shoreline, so you don’t have to continually be adjusting.