Venture Islay 12


The Islay 12 offers the features of a touring kayak in a compact, lightweight package.

A smaller version of the Islay 14, the 12 will appeal to people who want to explore smaller lakes and rivers but still want the option of taking along enough gear for an overnight trip.

The Islay 12 is ultra-stable and quick through the water, nimble on edge and fun to paddle. Offered with Venture’s innovative new under-stern Skudder® system.

Length 385cm
Width 66cm
Volume 328lts
Front Hatch 12lts
Day Hatch na
Rear Hatch 24lts
External cockpit na
Length 90.5cm
Width 50.5cm
Weight 22.7kg Paddler Weight Range <124kg
Semi flat mid hull with a slight V:
Gives stability, manoeuvrability and great tracking.
Full volume bow:
Helps lift over waves and give you a drier ride.
Volume in bow and stern: Carry all your gear with ease.
Rear weighting & upright stern:
Long water line allows you to keep speed up across the bay.
Ergonomic cockpit position:
So you can paddle all day in comfort.
2 large hatches and paddle park:
Store all your gear for longer trips.
Removable Storage Pod*:
Easy access to essentials while paddling.
Deck elastics :
Store map and spare paddles for easy access.
Fishing rod holder mounts, soft curve for easy mounting:
For optional fishing rod holders.