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nature, rubber -

If you have visited our website, you will probably be at least a fan of paddling sports and inflatable boats will be a well-known product for you. However, few people already know that the GUMOTEX company manufactures its boats from materials which it makes itself and which are not made on the basis of PVC, but from natural or synthetic rubber. Rubber is a polymeric material of natural or synthetic origin, which is characterized by great flexibility, ie the ability to significantly deform under the effect of external force and then regain its original shape. It is therefore a so-called...

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drop stitch -

The current technology of applying drop-stitch material had one hook, so we developed our own. How did we do it? It's been 20 years since we first became interested in the production of boats using drop-stitch material. At that time, however, it was a layered technology that used PVC and therefore did not correspond to our goal - to produce boats with our current technology using rubber, ie. without the use of PVC. At that time, there was no supplier who could produce drop-stitch material without PVC coating, so we abandoned the production of boats from drop-stitch material for some...

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drop stitch, Thaya -

Fresh from taking home the top prize at the 2019 European Paddlesport Product of the Year Awards based on stability, paddling performance and its environmentally-friendly footprint. The Thaya kayak from Innova/Gumotex has landed In North America. We had a chance to try out the highly anticipated 2+ person, high-pressure, inflatable kayak  for recreational paddling. The Innova/Gumotex line is unique for a number of reasons. First, the kayaks are handmade in the Czech Republic – the factory has manufactured inflatable boats for well over 60 years. Second, they produce kayaks that can become quite compact, making them a great choice for travel....

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Seawave -

I still remember the first time I went kayaking. I was already an avid outdoorsy type but being in the water gave me a whole new perspective to the nature around me I thought I knew so well. I couldn’t believe what I had been missing. There comes a sort of zen with the tranquility of gliding over the water with birdsong in the air. I was hooked immediately. Recently, in a bid to downsize and simplify my life, I traded in my hard body kayak and purchased an Innova/Gumotex  Seawave inflatable kayak. Of course the ease of storage and...

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fishing inflatable kayak, Halibut, inflatable boats -

Wouldn’t it be nice to downsize? To retire the fishing boat trailer and simplify? We’ve interviewed expert fisherwoman Babs Kijewski, who has been testing the Gumotex/Innova Halibut fishing boat for over a year to get the real spin on the boat you can take anywhere, even an airplane.  “I have been testing the inflatable kayak- Halibut since one year. It has become my faithful companion on my fishing trips around the world. My kayak has been in Canada twice, a lot of times in Florida, Germany, France, Netherlands, Spain and on the Canary Islands. In some waters, it is difficult...

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