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Date registered: January 3, 2012


By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts Since 1971

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  1. 9R II: First Impressions… — July 16, 2019
  2. Balkan Rivers Tour 4 – Wildwater in Wild Romania — April 30, 2019
  3. “What’s New About the 9R II Anyway?” — April 27, 2019
  4. Pyranha Limited Edition ‘Chile Red’ Colourway: Available Now! — April 23, 2019
  5. Why Smashing 9R II’s Development Goals Isn’t Good Enough — March 5, 2019

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9R II: First Impressions…

The 9R II is so fast, we could only grab some short reviews as those paddling it blasted past…


Balkan Rivers Tour 4 – Wildwater in Wild Romania

Balkan Rivers Tour’s purpose has always been to expose amazing places and to help passionate locals fighting for their rivers directly, and BRT4 Week 1 in Romania was a perfect example of this in action!


“What’s New About the 9R II Anyway?”

If the original 9R was our chart-topping debut album, then the development of 9R II certainly fulfilled the role of the notorious ‘difficult second album’…


Pyranha Limited Edition ‘Chile Red’ Colourway: Available Now!

We’re calling time on the Limited Edition ‘Pink Fizz’ colourway and doing something we haven’t in a while – a solid colour!


Why Smashing 9R II’s Development Goals Isn’t Good Enough

We’ve been doing this long enough to know that the perfect design is a myth, so was this compromise, therefore, something we just had to accept?


Keep the Noli Wild & Free

In modern times of urban sprawl and increasing development, natural places are becoming more valuable than ever. As outdoor enthusiasts, we must stand up and do what we can to protect these areas before they are changed forever. The Nolichucky River gorge and its diverse ecosystem is the epitome of what should be preserved for generations …

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Pyranha US Welcomes Epic Kayaks

Mike Patterson, Operations Director for Pyranha US, Inc. comments, “Our new location has been a perfect fit for Pyranha, so we’re thrilled that Epic will soon be sharing in the spoils.”


See Your Local Run Differently

Pyranha Kayaks are truly By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts, and we’ve been getting seriously enthusiastic about paddling the 12R recently… Andy Butler, Ex-Paddlesport Coach/Kayak Bum turned UK Sales Manager As the lead sceptic whenever the guys at Pyranha US raised the topic of producing a Pyranha longboat (and that was quite frequently!), I have to say, I was wrong! …

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So Long, 2004 Riverside Drive…

The only thing constant is change, or so they say. By now, most have heard that Pyranha’s US distribution center is moving from Asheville NC to Erwin TN; well, that time has come, and after 15 years in Asheville, we now call Erwin home. Over the years, a lot of great memories have been made …

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The Legend of Starrk Moon

31 years ago, Brad Nelson created Starrk Moon Kayaks, which would quickly become an east coast staple for Pyranha Kayaks. With his endless knowledge about the world of whitewater, Brad has created countless whitewater kayakers. Starrk Moon is located in Delta, Pennsylvania and prides itself on introducing new paddlers to the world of whitewater. Brad believes …

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