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Searching for an inflatable kayak?

Searching for an inflatable kayak? For those who crave flatwater, whitewater, or ocean kayak adventure, the following manufacturers and distributors can satisfy the yearning with an inflatable kayak like those shown on pages 70 and 71. Write or call for catalogs and names of dealers near you. Unless noted, boats are self-bailing and firms sell direct.

Achilles, 10230 Norwalk Blvd., Santa Fe Springs, Calif. 90670; (213) 944-4560. Whitewater: one-person (34 lb.), $895. Hypalon. No direct sales.

Aire, Box 3412, Boise 83703; (208) 344-7506. Whitewater: one-person (25 lb.), $795; two-person (30 lb.), $895. Foam floor for increased rigidity. Ocean: two-person (35 lb.), $1,800. Reinforced PVC and independent inner tubes inside sude tubes.

Boat People, 1987 Autumn Gold Dr., San Jose 95131; (408) 258-7971. Whitewater or ocean surf: one-person (22 lb.), $339; not self-bailing. Neoprene. Whitewater or ocean: a more rugged, one- or two-person boat (40 lb.), $1,100; retractable keel. Hypalon.

Demaree, box 307, Friendsville, Md. 21531; (301) 746-5815 or (800) 342-8823. Whitewater: one-person (30 lb.), $710; two-person (45 lb.), $825. Neoprene.

Harrison-Hoge, 200 Wilson St., Port Jefferson Station, N.Y. 11776; (516) 473-7308. Flatwater: two-person (21 lb.), $275; two-person (29 lb.), $325; two- or three-person (34 lb.), $375. Unreinforced PVC. Whitewater: two-person (28 lb.), $770; two-person (36 lb.), $825; three-person (40 lb.), $880. Reinforced PVC.

Hyside, Box Z, Kernville, Calif. 93238; (619) 376-3225. Whitewater: one-person (38 lb.), $733; two-person (49 lb.), $835. Hypalon.

Momentum, 201 S.E. Oak St., Portland, Ore. 97214; (503) 230-0482. Whitewater: one-person (45 lbs.), $699; two-person (49 lbs.) $799. Hypalon. No direct sales.

Northwest River Supplies, Box 9186, Moscow, Idaho 83843; (208) 882-2383 or (800) 635-5202. Whitewater: one-person (26 lb.), $330; two-person (28 lb.), $362; not self-bailing. EPDM.

Recreation Equipment Diversified, 2030 N. Redwood Rd., #10, Salt Lake City 84116; (801) 832-4822. Flatwater: two-person (34 lb.), $500. Unreinforced PVC. Whitewater: one-person (28 lb.), $385; two-person (38 lb.), $730. One-person (40 lb.), $710; two-person (46 lb.), $775 (drain valves) and $855. EPDM or Hypalon. No direct sales.

Sea Trek, 85 Liberty Ship Way, Sausalito, Calif. 94965; (415) 332-4457. Ocean: two-person (35 lb.), $900. Hypalon. Sail option.

Sevylor, 6651 E. 26th St., Los Angeles 90040; (213) 727-6013. Flatwater: two-person (23 lb.), $170; two-person (25 lb.), $150. Unreinforced PVC; not self-bailing. Whitewater: two-person (28 lb.), $395; two-person (42 lb.), $495. Reinforced PVC. No direct sales.

Yukon, 2750 Soquel ave., Santa Cruz, Calif. 95062; (800) 999-8566. Ocean: one-person (50 lb.), $995; two-person (58 lb.), $1,095. Hypalon, fiberglass; not self-bailing.
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