Paddling Perfection Sea Bear Waitoa


A highly stable craft provides an ideal platform in rough or challenging conditions, allowing you to complete your plans for the day and reach your destination in safety. Ideal for camping trips or expeditions on lakes or sea alike. The SeaBear is the pedigree blue-water tourer’s choice.

The iconic Kiwi kayak has been upgraded. The SeaBear Waitoa has been modernised and gives a paddler of today modern comforts on the proven hull design. The SeaBear remains the classic touring kayak but has combined this with high standards in deck design.

A team of experienced peddlers and designers have worked on the SeaBear and are pleased to introduce the modernised version. Ron Augustin made the redesigned model; as experienced Paddling Perfection kayakers know: Ron is the designer of the SeaBear. The hull design has remained as it was; the SeaBear has proven to be the natural choice for expedition kayakers and kayak enthusiast alike.

Construction: Kevlar or Fiberglass
Weight: Kevlar 24.5kg
Fiberglass 26.5kg
Length O/A: 5.5m
Load capacity: 145kg
Width: 0.6m
Total storage: 227lt
A feature full newly designed deck
Robust construction
Large storage capacity
Smooth, responsive handling, and surprisingly fast
Generous cockpit with handy day hatch
Great performance in surf
Excellent rough-water handling