As easy as 1, 2, 3
Following the success of Point 65’s modular recreational kayaks - here the touring version. The Point 65 Mercury 14/18 is a high performance, stable, decked take-apart touring kayak with a large cockpit with which to explore and then take back home in the trunk of your car. Like the recreational versions, the Mercury features the innovative snap tap solution (patent pending).
The 415 cm/ 13’7’’ Mercury breaks apart into three manageable pieces each weighing less than 11 kg/ 24,3 lbs. The 100cm/39’’ nose section fit’s snugly into the mid sections cockpit making for ease stowage for example in the trunk of your car. With an additional mid piece your Mercury Solo is transformed into a 545cm/17’10’’ high performance, expedition tandem. Created by award-winning design engineer Magnus De Brito, the Mercury is a fun, versatile, high performance touring kayak.
The Mercury 14/18 is a is fast, fun while comfortably stable and straight tracking kayak that snaps apart and re-assembles in only a few seconds making it by far the most easy to carry touring kayak. The rotomolded polyethylene construction provides a combination of strength and impact resistance that most other materials can’t match.
It has lot’s of dry storage space with powder dry hatches front and aft. The Mercury 14/18 is a rigid high-performance expedition solo/tandem -touring kayak that you can lift with a smile on your face, haul in the trunk of your car, fit in an elevator and stow under your bed.
Solo, tandem, triple etc. - all in one
No need to buy two kayaks. Snap in another mid-section and your Mercury 14 expedition Solo is transformed into a high-performance Mercury 18 Tandem -so you can bring a friend. Add another mid section and your Mercury becomes a triple and so forth! The record so far? LL.Bean put together a 100-man kayak using the Point65 Tequila! for their 100-year anniversary event. Click here to see the film. Never before has a kayak been so much fun and so easy to own.
Comfort and performance
The large size of the comfy padded cockpit makes for easy entry and exit and ﬁts any paddler. It is equipped with an ergonomically designed seat, backrest and foot braces which provide for good leg support and a comfortable paddling position. Add the fitting spray cover and you can enjoy a dry ride even in rough conditions.
The Mercury 14/18 comes fully equipped featuring an efficient ingenious keel rudder skeg featuring the innovative Symmetry skeg system, which allows you to drop the skeg/rudder with tremendously improved manoeuvrability compared to normal add on rudders which are most common on kayaks. a large aft oval and a round forward hatch creating two accessible watertight compartments for your gear. It also features a comfortable backrest and adjustable foot pedals as well cup holders, padded adjustable thigh braces and a soft, comfortable seat pad.
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