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Differ MkII



Optimal paddler weight

60-90 kg


Light/medium V, Strong shines, Light rocker

Paddling Characteristics

Lightly playful, fast and good secondary stability

Lay-up options

CL – Carbon light, TR – Traditional, XR – Extra rigid

Color options

Red-Winered, White-Blue, White-Orange, White-Red, Yellow-Green


535 cm


51,5 cm

Weight (Traditional)

24 kg

Weight (eXtra Rigid)

23 kg

Weight (Carbon Light)

20,5 kg

Seat depth

20 cm

Cockpit depth front (inner)

32 cm

Total volume

339 l

Cockpit volume

151,4 l

Number of hatches


Hatch forward

44×26 cm, 82,4 l

Hatch aft

44×26 cm, 60 l

Day hatch bow

15 cm, 5,2 l

Day hatch aft

20 cm, 40 l

Skim Differ mkII

A premium sea kayak that offers more packing space and carries more weight than Dex but with a slightly more v-shaped and narrow hull, making it more like Distance with regards to speed and tracking. Identical to the original Differ but with a slightly higher front deck for more leg and foot space. The cockpit rim has more angle for easier entry and exiting of the kayak. A day hatch has been added in front of the cockpit rim as well for storage of small items like camera’s, telephone’s, snacks etc.

The Differ MKII is a great kayak for paddlers that like more leg space and do not enjoy paddling with straight legs and still want the contact and feel the original Differ gives. The Differ MkII is like all our kayaks standard equipped with the Kajak-Sport skeg system.

Available in three lay-up options

Traditional lay-up (TR) Polyester/Diolen and fiber glass.

Extra Rigid (XR) Vinylester/carbon/Kevlar/glass fiber and diolen.

Carbon light (CL) hull of carbon fiber sandwich with diolen resin with a deck constructed in fiberglass and vinylester.

Traditional lay-up is like the classic Skim yet with more reinforcement and therefore more rigid. Extra rigid is as expected even more rigid and nearly bomb proof. 
Carbon light has the same rigidness as the XR, but is by far the most lightweight lay up of the three.

The Differ MkII is prepared for use with a rudder, yet the rudder is an option.

Handmade in Finland

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