Canoe & Kayak Racing

Charles River Canoe & Kayak is pleased to be part of a vibrant community of paddlesports racers. We stock a wide variety of racing kayaks and wing paddles, and have years of racing experience to help you select the right gear.

Our on-the-water facility offers you the chance to demo any boat or paddle we have in stock. We stock the Escape from Wenonah and usually have a Kevlar Escape available for rent. We have a wide range or racing and performance kayaks including the Jet, and Delphine from Simon River Sports, the 18X, 18X Sport, and 16X sea/racing kayaks; or the V10, V10L, V10 Sport, V8 Pro, V8, V6, and V7 surf skis from Epic Kayaks; or the Looksha II from Necky; you can try it! Call Mark at 617-965-5110 for details on boat demos. We also carry wing paddles by Epic in a variety of constructions.

Need a fast boat for that big race or for training? All our demo racing canoes and kayaks can be rented for on-site or off-site use. We also have Epic Wing paddles available for rental.

To maximize your training, we even offer season passes that include unlimited use of kayaks at our three rental locations. You can even opt to include 15 days of off-site rental and race anywhere in your favorite boat.

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