Contour 480


The Contour 480 is a versatile, mid-sized touring kayak. A great choice for beginners and intermediate paddlers.

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The Mission Contour 480 is a versatile, mid-sized touring kayak, slightly faster than its sibling, the Contour 450. An excellent choice for beginners and intermediate paddlers.

Explore the secrets that our coastal bays, estuaries, lakes, and rivers have to offer. Pack your gear for that scenic overnight excursion in the generous bow and stern compartments. Places on deck for holding maps, GPS, and guidebooks. With a rudder as standard, plus plenty of storage space and stability, this kayak has everything you need.

  • Length: 480 cm
  • Width: 62 cm
  • Storage: Front 50 litre, Rear 75 litre
  • Weight: 27 kg
  • Max Load: 200 kg

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Ideal for overnight trips in sheltered waters such as the Coromandel bays, Rotorua Lakes, Marlborough Sounds, Lyttelton Harbour, Catlins estuaries, Paterson Inlet, etc.

Price is for the kayak only – you will also need a paddle, PFD and spraydeck.
The Mokau and Waikato are good paddles for the Contour 480 sea kayak.
The Hydro and Inspiration are suitable PFDs.
The Skimpy Skirtz is an excellent entry-level neoprene deck.

Optional extras include a rod holder.

[Also available in a slightly shorter version, the Contour 450.]

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