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Kaskazi Kayaks Dorado

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Kaskazi classifies their kayaks as being in the "easy to paddle" category, with low drag in the range of speeds at which they are expected to be used.  Each Kaskazi kayak is constructed by hand with high end composites and fiber glass. Beautiful, fast, light, and strong are all adjectives that are often used when describing these boats.



The Dorado is a specialist kayak designed for fishing, spear-fishing or snorkeling. It is a sit on top configuration to provide freedom of movement and is fitted as standard with all rigging required for fishing. It has a large fish box, load bay accommodating a plastic crate, fishing rod holders and anchor attachment lines. The Dorado's volume provides exceptional load carrying capacity and stability and it is long enough to provide a good turn of speed

The Dorado is specially designed for fishing, spear fishing and snorkeling and is without peer in this category. The Dorado's speed and load carrying capacity make it a great kayak for expeditions - especially fishing or diving! It is so easy to paddle it is great for day tripping and fun paddling.


  • Deep and comfortable seat with back support
  • Large fish box
  • Fishing rod holders
  • Load bay with plastic stowage crate
  • Two spin-on hatches
  • Three anchor attachment lines
  • Tracks well without the rudder
  • Exceptionally stable even with big loads
  • High load carrying capacity
  • One bulkhead
  • Rudder with uphaul / downhaul
  • Adjustable steering pedals with self-adjusting rudder lines
  • Length     15.75 ft
  • Width     24.8 in
  • Load Capacity     397 lbs
  • Weight     64 lb


The Dorado is so easy to handle that it is suitable for all paddlers from novices through to experts. There is no better fishing kayak available

For more information about the Dorado or any of the other models of Kaskazi kayaks check out www.kaskazi.co.za

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