520 Surfski

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The 520 is the right boat for anyone who wants to get into the sport of surfski, perfect for amateur to intermediate paddlers looking for comfort and speed in all water conditions. Due to its dimensions the maneuverability, this ski is excellent at changing direction, making it easy to surf waves and learn the art of downwind.

The 520 is the same length as a racing K1.


Boat Dimensions 5.2 x 0.52 m 5.2 x 0.53 m 5.2 x 0.54 m
Seat to Footrest 0.77 - 0.99 m 0.9 - 1.07 m 0.9 - 1.07 m
Athlete Weight < 75 kg 75-90 kg > 90 kg
Stability Level 8 8 8



AIR: 8.5 kg

SCS: 11 Kg

WWR: 12.5 Kg



SCS and AIR Construction comes with the cover.

AIR Construction is limited to 4 colours: Red (3020,) Blue (5015,) Light Green (6018,) and White (9016.) Seam is taped with 1.5 cm black kevlar tape. Transparency on colouring may occur to maintain lightest weight possible.

Custom Designs are available on SCS construction only.  See our Design Services Page for more details.  For all other constructions, you may use the Nelo Design Tool to select your colour(s.) 

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