Taran 16 - premier layup

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  • Regular price $6,100.00

We can special order your Taran 16 kayak with custom graphic placement for same price as purchasing an in-stock Taran 16 kayak.  Contact us, sales@pnwkayaks.com, for delivery estimate and for details on custom options.

A demo of the Taran 16 in standard layup will be available in April, 2019.  

Representing the future of sea kayaks, the TARAN is a revolutionary design with a world-class resume.


The Taran brings a radical new look to the world of sea kayaking; it is fast and sleek and has friendly handling characteristics that will appeal to fitness and distance paddlers alike.  The Taran 16 is slightly shorter than the Taran 18 and fits in your garage better. 

Designed for the intermediate to advanced paddler, the Taran steps away from the traditional British sea kayak model to yield a high performance craft with surprising levels of maneuverability and stability. The Taran 16 is almost as fast as its bigger brother and has an easy and predictable handling in even the most demanding conditions. It is still large enough to provide ample storage for weeklong camping trips or multi-week expeditions.

Premier Layup: 

Weight: 43lb

Vacuum bag construction
Epoxy resin
Carbon/Kevlar fabric
Spheretex flush-laid reinforcing keel and ribs

The Premier layup provides the greatest amount of weight reduction.  This construction provides an ease of handling on and off the water.

Let's go for a test paddle!
To schedule a test paddle contact matt@pnwkayaks.com.  (A demo of the Taran 16 in standard layup will be available in April, 2019.)