Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Rolling a Rebel Ilaga by Johan Wirsen - VIDEO HD

See how Johan rolls with his own designed greenland kayak. We present you the very first video of the Rebel Ilaga. In this video Johan is using a prototype version of Ilaga. Spring is approaching Europe and this season we hope to make more videos featuring REBEL KAYAKS.
We also hope to see this season your videos and photos with our kayaks. So... once you get your Rebel kayak do not hesitate to send us & share with us some nice shots!

Paddle: Greenland Standard Blade
Place: Puck Bay / Baltic Sea / Poland

Would You like to see video with Greenland T? Go to our previous post >>post

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Rebel news: Schedule 2014 for The Nordic Tour by Helen Wilson and Mark Tozer

Johan Wirsen, Helen Wilson & Mark Tozer
The Nordic Tour is coming soon to Europe; it starts in just over three months and this year the Nordic Tour, with Helen Wilson & Mark Tozer, will be supported by Rebel Kayaks.
Mark and Helen will run their rolling clinics using exclusively Rebel kayaks. If you are interested to learn more about the partnership between Greenland or Bust and Rebel Kayaks you can click here to learn more >> GOB&REBEL. For the whole duration of the Nordic Tour Helen & Mark will use a Rebel Ilaga and one Rebel T model. This is a great opportunity for all participants to check and test our Greenland kayaks. Below is the full list of places where Helen Wilson & Mark Tozer will teach.

Nordic Tour 2014:
  • May 24 to 25 – Helsingborg, Sweden
  • May 31 to June 1 – Bergen, Norway
  • June 7 to 9 – Fitjar, Norway
  • June 14 to 15 – Bekkjarvik, Norway
  • June 19 to 22 – Oslo, Norway
  • June 27 to 29 – Copenhagen, Denmark
  • July 4 to 5 – Grebbestad, Sweden
  • July 24 to August 4 – Nynashamn, Sweden
  • August 5 to 7 – Stockholm, Sweden
  • August 9 to 10 – Mora, Sweden
  • August 12 to 14 – Karlstad, Sweden
  • August 16 to 17 – Frederiksv√¶rk, Denmark
  • August 20 to 21 – Svendborg, Denmark
  • August 23 – Malmo, Sweden
  • August 24 – Karlshamn, Sweden
  • August 29 to 31 – Sandhamn, Sweden

Helen and Mark’s Rebel Greenland T and Ilaga are in Sandwich Plus construction. Learn more about Rebel's lay up construction in previous post >>Lay up construction

This year's Nordic Tour is going to be huge and biggest ever: Helen and Mark will visit now 15 places in 3 countries: Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
The Nordic Tour will start on West Coast Water Festival in Tanumstrand / Grebbestad in Sweden. This Festival will take place on: 24-26 of May 2014.
If you are passionate about Greenland techniques and are available, get more info about participating by emailing: 

Friday, 7 February 2014

Greenland kayaks - lay up constructions

Johan working on T model plug
Today we have started production of the first kayaks ordered from our Scandinavian partners. We are very excited because REBEL is becoming a reality.
It has been a long time since the inception, when we were planning, thinking, designing and testing. The time has come where Rebel Kayaks is a reality; no longer just only in our minds or in a digital world (on this blog and our fanpage).
We can now say: THE REBEL IS ON!

If interested in our kayak lay-up construction here are the details explaining what materials we use and the fit-out components inside.


Sandwich PRO:
  • Materials: Carbon  – Cork core - Epoxy resin
  • Foootrest: SmartTrack
  • Skeg: Integrated box+ KajakSport
  • Clear coat hull: Standard

Sandwich Plus:
  • Materials: Carbon&Kevlar - Cork&Spheretex core - Epoxy resin
  • Footrest: SmartTrack Standard
  • Skeg: Integrated box+ KajakSport
  • Clear coat hull: Optional

  • Materials: Kevlar&Diolen - Spheretex core -  Epoxy resin (2015 NEW!)
  • Footrest: SmartTrack Standard
  • Skeg: Integrated box + KajakSport
  • Clear coat hull: Not available

Kayakas available in this RAL colors:
  • Red - 3002
  • Cream white - 9010
  • Black – 9005
Of course other colors are available on special request

Greenland wooden paddles:
  • Sizes: Standard , Big Blade, Storm Blade
  • Weight: 0,7 – 0,8 Kg
  • Material: Pacific Red Cedar
  • Reinforcement: Fraxinus
Any question? Please feel free to post comment or write to us!