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Gumotex Thaya

Drop Stitch Inflatable Kayak

Premium inflatable kayak for 1 or 2 people. The latest high-pressure drop stitch technology is used to provide a rigid hull design for excellent paddling performance and improved comfort on the water.

Price: £999.00

Gumotex Thaya Inflatable Kayak

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Gumotex Thaya

The Gumotex Thaya is a premium inflatable kayak offering excellent performance for 1 or 2 paddlers. Using the latest Nitrilon Drop-Stitch technology on the floor and seats, the Thaya maintains a high-pressure rigid hull shape for increased paddling performance on the water.

The Dropstitch technology works by connecting of the upper and lower layers of the floor fabric with thousands of polyester fibers. The drop-stitch floor is then bonded to the outer resistant Nitrilon® material for excellent durability and robustness. The fibres connecting the uper and lower floor pannels allows for this chamber to be inflated to a high pressure, providing incredible rigidity, nearing that of a solid boat... all in a product that can easily be deflated and folded up for storage and transport!

The Thaya is ideal for two paddlers but performs well for solo paddling too as a seat can be set up in a central position for better weight distribution to maintain good trim while paddling. The seats also feature drop-stitch construction, providing a rigid and supportive backrest for comfortable paddling. An optional third seat can be fitted to take an additional small passenger.

The Thaya packs down into a transport bag for easy carrying and storage. Great for paddling trips on calm waters, exploring inland waterways or sheltered bays and estuaries. The Thaya can also be used in 'light' moving water such as small surf and slow moving rivers and is at home on white-water up to grade 2. The rucksack style transport bag is ideal for carrying the Thaya to less accessible waters such as mountain lakes or rivers which can only be accessed via a trek across rough terrain. It also makes portage between seperate waterways possible with the kayak inflated or packed.

Note: The kayak is supplied with two seats. The third seat is possible to purchase separately as an accessory.


  • Adjustable footrest in front and in the back (for conversion to a single kayak)
  • Comfortable inflatable seat made from a drop-stitch material
  • Grab handles for easy handling
  • Safety ropes on the bow and stern
  • Fixture for tracking fin
  • Tracking fin
  • Push-push valves
  • Safety relief valve in the bottom of the boat
  • Repair kit
  • Transport drybag 80l


  • Length: 410cm
  • Width: 89cm
  • Weight: 17.5kg
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 230kg Optimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Gumotex Thaya for your weight
  • Material: Nitrilon®
  • Paddle type: Kayak
  • Max. number of persons: 1 or 2 person
  • Air chambers: 3+2 / 4 / 6+2
  • Packed dimension: 63 x 40 x 26
  • Max. operation pressure: 0,02 / 0,2 /3,0 ; 0,05 / 0,5 / 7,2 (Mpa / Bar / PSI)
  • Cardboard Box Dimension: 70cm x 48cm x 32cm


The Gumotex Thaya is constructed from Nitrilon® with Drop-Stitch Technology.

Material composition (Inside to Outside):

Drop Stitch Fibres, Top Layer of Drop Stitch Fabric, 1st Anchoring Layer, Natural and Synthetic Vulcanised Rubber Based Layer, 2nd Anchoring layer, High-strength PES Fabric, 3rd Anchoring Layer and an Outer Synthetic Rubber Based Coating.

Gumotex Nitrilon Drop-Stitch Material

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We offer a delivery service for the Gumotex Thaya throughout the UK & Ireland to home and work addresses.

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Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Gumotex Thaya online from our website and collect from our shop in St Columb Road near Fraddon in Cornwall or you can collect from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with instore collection.

Our other stores are:

  • Bournemouth Canoes - Poole
  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven
  • Kayaks & Paddles Plymouth
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich
  • Southampton Canoes - Hampshire

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

Give us a call on 01726 862798 if you have any questions about the Gumotex Thaya