Archive of Equipment

New Composite Cross Piece

on August 24th, 2016 in Equipment, Rudders, Think by | Comments Off

  Our very latest product development is a new composite cross piece/tiller plate, designed to work in sync with our 316 stainless rudder pin. As designers of marine craft we are very conscious of galvanic corrosion and strive to keep it to a minimum. Last year we introduced a new…

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Christmas Ideas for Under $50

on December 8th, 2015 in Clothing, Equipment by | Comments Off

The good news? Holidays are just around the corner, and that means more time to paddle. The bad news? You’ve got to get your Christmas present shopping done, and in a hurry! So in between the parties, get togethers and excessive food, we’ve got your back covered. Pop into our…

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Vaaka Release New Bluetooth Sensor

on October 26th, 2015 in Equipment, Racing, Training, Vaaka by | Comments Off

As proud representatives for Vaaka in Australia, we’re excited to announce the release of their new Bluetooth kayak cadence sensor. With more and more devices communicating by Bluetooth, the innovative bods behind Vaaka addressed the requirement of some paddlers by bringing a new sensor to the market. Think Kayak Australia…

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Pre season sale

on August 23rd, 2013 in Equipment, Fit, Sales, Skis, Think, Uno Max by | Comments Off

Right now we are running a pre season sale, with fantastic bargains to be had on various skis from our range. We have several skis available, all still in bubble wrap, never paddled, all new. The list includes the following models: Fit Performance (15Kgs) – $2395 Uno Max Performance (15Kgs)…

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Think Ion – The Next Step Up

on July 24th, 2013 in Downwind, Equipment, Ion, Skis, Surfski, Think by | Comments Off

This interview was done by Chris Laughlin of North Coast Kayaks, with Daryl Remmler, Think Kayak Inc’s CEO and product designer. Thanks to Chris for allowing me to publish this great article on the new Ion here.       As the surfski market continues to grow and evolve, the…

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New Foot Plate Pads

on July 4th, 2013 in Equipment, Foot Plate Pads, Surfski, Think by | Comments Off

  Over the past few months you will have noticed that we have expanded our range to include many new accessories, one of which is our foot plate pad system. A lot of the blogs you read on this site concern good technique, and how that impacts performance. From having…

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Think Kayak Road Show

on June 6th, 2013 in Big Eze, Equipment, Evo II, Eze, Ion, Paddles, Racing, Skis, Surfski, Think, Uno Max by | Comments Off

Getting access to demo skis can quite often be an issue for paddlers, depending on where they live and what local agents and reps have available.  We’re trying to address that by taking our range on the road and running demo days in various locations. While we’re at almost all…

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Vaaka Kayak Cadence Sensor

on February 25th, 2013 in Equipment, Kayaks, Paddles, Racing, Skis, Think, Training, Uncategorized, Vaaka by | Comments Off

  Digital times call for precision tools. You’d be hard pressed to find a paddler who isn’t using GPS now, many combining with heart rate monitors. These tools combine beautifully with very functional software to accurately plot out training sessions and races, allowing athletes to assess their performance and progress….

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A change is as good as a rest

on February 19th, 2013 in Equipment, Paddles, Rudders, Skis, Think, Uno Max by | Comments Off

  They say a change is as good as a rest. Sometimes we just need a small adjustment to see a big difference. And this applies to paddling, as much as any other walk of life. Those who know me know I love a paddling gadget. From different type of…

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Uno Max Review by Sean Rice

on March 26th, 2012 in Equipment, Racing, Rudders, Sean Rice, Think, Uno, Uno Max by | Comments Off

Christmas 2011 – I received the biggest Christmas present of my life. Finally my Uno Max had arrived in South Africa! I had anxiously been waiting for one since I first raced it at US Surfski Champs and the Hong Kong Dragon Run last year. I’ve been paddling the original…

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Our new creation, the Eze

on March 15th, 2012 in Equipment, Eze, Kayaks, Skis by | Comments Off

Our new creation, the Eze. You hear stories from your friends of amazing sunrises, of catching runs, of getting fit. The lure of glistening harbours, shimmering lakes and the open ocean is calling you to try the wonderful sport of paddling. So where do you start? First up, you obviously…

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My Kayak Coach Technique Session

on July 11th, 2011 in Equipment, Evo, Legend, Think, Training, Uncategorized, Uno by | Comments Off

At Think Kayak Australia, we are lucky enough to work with many knowledgeable, experienced and interesting characters. And Jimmy Walker is no exception. The brains behind the hugely successful Mykayakcoach.com, he is an experienced paddler who has raced at the highest level in surf ski and kayak events, reaching an…

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Choosing the right craft

on May 25th, 2011 in Equipment, Skis, Slides, Think by | Comments Off

Ski paddling around the world is going from strength to strength, with people joining the sport in huge numbers. The increase in numbers is fantastic for race organisers and of course those involved in selling new craft. With that in mind, what should you be looking for in a new…

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Foot straps

on May 20th, 2011 in Equipment by | Comments Off

A few weeks ago, a friend popped by and borrowed my Uno Max for a session. Of course they came back raving about how good the ski was, but that isn’t the subject of this blog. I jumped on the water the next day, and while they had returned the…

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