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Date registered: January 3, 2012

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  1. This One Goes to 12: Prototyping the 12R — July 3, 2018
  2. Two Legends and a Big Green Truck — June 29, 2018
  3. Pyranha Partners with the Free Rivers Fund — May 3, 2018
  4. Dude, Where’s My 12R? — April 5, 2018
  5. Chris & Lydia Wing Join Team Pyranha — April 4, 2018

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03
Jul

This One Goes to 12: Prototyping the 12R

The Pyranha 12R met another milestone this week when plastic prototypes hit the river in the UK and USA on a variety of whitewater; testing like this gives us a chance to try ideas that may or may not make it into the final version, and we anticipate some things will bleed over into other …

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29
Jun

Two Legends and a Big Green Truck

The image below of our founder and MD, Graham Mackereth getting his first taste of driving a big rig from John Regan encapsulates the Pyranha family spirit perfectly, but there are few understated things about its three subjects that you might not know; allow us to explain…   John Regan Words alone aren’t enough to …

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03
May

Pyranha Partners with the Free Rivers Fund

Protecting Free Flowing Whitewater as a Paddlesports Community Dams threaten the playgrounds we love the most. When constructed by parties with purely financial motives, dams threaten the environment, wildlife, and local communities as well. Free Rivers Fund (FRF) was set up by kayakers in an effort to get the entire international kayaking community together to …

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05
Apr

Dude, Where’s My 12R?

You made it happen, so we’re committed to keeping you in the loop every step of the way in the 12R’s development process. Pyranha’s design guru, Robert Peerson digested the mountain of information we collected from team athletes and came up with some really inspiring early concepts for the 12R. After letting those designs gestate …

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04
Apr

Chris & Lydia Wing Join Team Pyranha

Pyranha is pumped to welcome H2O Dreams‘ Chris & Lydia Wing to the Team. The pair officially kicked off the dream of being full-time river professionals back in 2011, but the roots of this dream go back further; from going against the grain in a small town in Ohio, to chasing a passion for play, …

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01
Feb

Machno Small: Reviewed in Chile

I’ll be honest, the first Machno I saw, I just plain wasn’t interested. I spotted a shiny, size medium boat sitting on a trailer and my first impression was that it looked boring, puffy and soft. Not that I had a lot to base that off of; at the time, I had been paddling for …

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22
Nov

Congratulations, We Did It!!

We’ve got some awesome news; the Pyranha 12R is officially going ahead, and will enter production in 2018! Just a few weeks ago, we announced that we were opening speculative pre-orders for the long-awaited Pyranha Longboat, the 12R, and that if enough interest was expressed, development would begin; We knew we wanted it to happen… …

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01
Nov

The Mythical Unicorn of Longboats

You’ve been asking for it for years… We even pranked you with it on April Fool’s Day… This time though, we’re serious; with your help, we can make the Pyranha 12R a reality! The hugely successful 9R has taught us a lot about going fast, so why not take all that knowledge and make an …

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18
Oct

Seal Your Pyranha Kayak’s Hatch The Easy Way

We get it, fitting a hatch cover to your kayak can be a frustrating task, especially when you’re tired from a long day’s paddling… It doesn’t have to be that way though; follow the simple tips in the video below and you’ll soon be the fastest hatch fitter in the west!

12
Jul

What Does Brexit Mean for the Kayaking Industry?

The British public have spoken, and they’ve elected to leave the European Union. The full effects of Brexit are yet to be seen, and this resultant uncertainty in the UK’s political climate has led to a significant fall in the value of the Pound in relation to both the Dollar and the Euro. For non-UK …

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