The Nomad S1 light
combines the touring capability and speed of the standard Nomad S1 (incl. spraydeck) with a travel-friendly weight and pack size. Due to the weight saving of about one kilogram and a significantly reduced pack size, the Nomad S1 light is also suitable for combined land and water tours and allows enough space in the backpack for further equipment. The Nomad S1 light
is part of the MRS StreamlineSL
The Nomad S1 light is characterized by its central seating position and the symmetrical bow and stern and is therefore similar to a conventional kayak resp. its paddling characteristics. Furthermore the shape of the stern provides luggage capacity behind the seat. Due to the length of almost 3m a high speed is achieved, which provides more fun on longer paddle tours.
The Nomad S1 light is an open boat without spraydeck. There are no loose parts such as the coaming and skirt. The transport of bigger things (e.g. backpacks, bicycles) is simplified. The seat can be varied to a certain extent in its position and adapted to your own body size.
In temperate climates without serious whitewater paddling deck-free provides a greater sense of freedom. Especially in rather calm waters you can easily do without a cover, above all in summer. For the colder months of the year it is also possible to combine the boat with an additional dry suit
to protect against the wet.
The packraf has a preinstalled soft mount for a removable fin/skeg for better tracking and increased speed. A small fin (mini skeg) is included in the delivery. A larger, more effective fin (Anfibio Skeg) can be chosen optional or purchased later.
Furthermore, the Nomad S1 light is equipped with a foam backrest, which ensures a comfortable sitting posture even on longer trips. The backrest is adjustable over several points so that the Packraft is suitable for paddlers of different sizes. The almost indestructible foam material also ensures a further weight reduction compared to the standard backrest.
The Nomad S1 light is "thigh strap ready", i.e. fully equipped with the necessary tie downs for thigh straps.The straps themselves can be purchased as required. Those who prefer performance use, are well advised with thigh straps.
The boat is ideal for solo or group tours, even with conventional hardshell kayaks and canoes. Due to the missing spraydeck the boat is especially suitable for longer paddle tours on calm waters and is a good choice for tours with a hiking part.
Typical areas of use include touring the extensive lakes in Scandinavia, coast hopping in southern Europe, large rivers on all continents, but also urban areas like the canals of Amsterdam.
For good performance and safety it is important to pay attention to the right air pressure (especially in cold water). Because of the dynamics in a long hull and central seating position, too low pressure can lead to distortions and bends of the hull. If full pressure cannot be achieved by your own lung power, we recommend a small hand pump
- Pack strap
- Inflation bag
- Comfort seat
- foam backrest (adjustable)
- Spare tube and floor patches
- Mini skeg
- Tubes: 210-denier high-strengt Nylon with single side Urethane coating (3,2mil 67T*55T 90 A Ether TPU) and smooth surface finish (gloss), weathering resistant and anti-hydrolysis
- Floor: 820-denier, high tear resistant Nylon fibre with multiple urethane coating (5mil 67T*55T 90 A Ether TPU) and surface finish, weathering resistant, anti-hydrolysis
- Seat: 210-denier weaved Nylon with 2,8mil single-sided urethane coating, weathering resistant, anti-hydrolysis
Streamlined, symmetric hull, sharp bow and long stern, central seating position, low rocker (long water line), slim fit, 4 stern grab loops, 4 bow grab loops. Main, non-return valve, fin/skeg mount
The Nomad S1 light is part of the MRS StreamlineSL optimization.
Triple construction: sewn with high-tensile thread; heat-welded tubes; contact glued floor with taped edges. This creates a bond that ‘s stronger than the hull fabric.
Boat complete: 3470g
Pack strap: 24g
Inflation bag: 195g
Repair kit: 20g
Total length: 170cm
Seat lengh: 140cm
Width at hips: 33cm
Tube diameter: 27cm
Packing size: ~ 35 x 20cm
Color: Forrest green, royal blue, luminous red
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