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Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

River Gear

  • Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Package

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    Stand Up Paddle Board Package

    Available to rent starting Friday, August 4.

    • NEW Stand Up Paddleboards (SUPs) are the NRS Thrive and NRS Imperial 4 models Includes the inflatable board, SUP paddle, a pump, carrying bag, and a PFD
    • SUPs fit one person
    • The SUP has a rudder
    • Two sizes are available: 11″ for Thrive boards (32 lbs.) and 10’6” for the Imperial 4s (22 lbs.)
    • Recommended paddler weight: Thrive: up to 275 lbs. and Imperial 4= up to 210 lbs.

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $23 $37 $111
  • Flat Water Canoe Package

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    Flat Water Canoe Package

    • Includes FW canoe, two paddles, two PFDs (lifejackets), and Car Top Straps, etc.
    • Canoe is 16'4″ long and 37″ wide, weighs 85 lbs., 1100 lb. capacity, seats two people.
    • Old Town Penobscot 164 canoes – better for Class I rivers and lakes
    • Fits on top of most vehicles

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $24 $34 $102
  • WW Canoe Package

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    WW Canoe Package

    • Includes WW canoe, two paddles, two PFDs, two helmets, throw-rope, center flotation, and Car Top straps, etc.
    • Mohawk XL 15 WW Canoes include knee pads and floatation
      tie in points
    • Canoe is 15′ or 16′ long and 35″ wide, weighs 70 lbs., 700 lb. capacity, seats two people
    • Buffalo Canoes – is 16' and good for class I or II rivers
    • Fits on top of most vehicles

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $17 $40 $120
  • Canoe Trailer for 2 Canoes or Touring Kayaks

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    Canoe Trailer for 2 Canoes or Touring Kayaks

    • Attaches to 2″ ball on Receiver Hitch of vehicle
    • You can also use our ball if you have a Receiver Hitch
    • Comes with boat straps, cables, locks, and keys

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $17 $25 $75
  • Canoe Car-Top Carrier

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    Canoe Car-Top Carrier

    • Foam pads placed on canoe gunnels to protect car roof and tie down straps to secure canoe.
    • Works best on cars without racks, doesn't work well with pickup trucks.

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $1 $2 $6
  • Canoe Paddle

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    Canoe Paddle

    • XS-48″, Small-54″, Medium-57″, Tall-60″, Extra Tall-64″
    • Paddle height should be between the chin and nose of the paddler

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $1 $2 $6
  • Dry Bags – Small

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    Dry Bags – Small

    • Small waterproof bags used to transport and protect personal gear on the river.
    • Sizes vary from small to large

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $.75 $1 $3
  • Kayak Package – Whitewater

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    Kayak Package – Whitewater

    • Includes: kayak, paddle, spray skirt, helmet, PFD, 2 rear flotation bags, and Car Top Straps, etc.
    • Large number of boats to choose from including flat-water and play boats, ranging in length from 6'5″ – 11'9″
    • Dagger Boats-, Crossfire, G-Ride 6.5, GT, GT 7.5, GT 7.8, GT 8.1, GTX, RPM, RPM Max
    • Jackson Kayaks: 2 Fun, Fun, Hero, Little Hero, Dynamic Duo
    • Liquid Logic Kayak: Remix 47, Remix 59, Remix 69, Remix 79
    • Wave Sport Kayak: Fuse 35, Fuse 48, Fuse 56, Fuse 64, Project X 48, Project X 56, Project X 64
    • Perception Boats- Dancer XT

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $23 $37 $111
  • Kayak Package-Sea/Touring

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    Kayak Package-Sea/Touring

    • Sea kayaks are Prijon Callabria, Cayuga 146, and Palmico 135, Dirigo.
    • Includes Touring Kayak, paddle, PFD, sprayskirt, & Car Top straps, etc.
    • Most Touring kayaks seat one person, we have five tandem kayaks that seats two people each.
    • Small cargo compartment for day use-7000 cu. in. volume
    • Does not have rudder
    • 14'5″ long, 25″ wide, 120 gallon volume, weighs 54 lbs.
    • Cockpit size is 36″ x 18″
    • Recommended paddler weight – 110-250 plus lbs

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $23 $37 $111
  • Kayak Package-Sit on Top

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    Kayak Package-Sit on Top

    • NEW Sit on Top kayaks are Riviera, and Riviera T.
      Old Sit on Top kayaks are Sparky 6, and Spitfire 9
    • Includes Sit on Top kayak, paddle, a PFD, CarTop Straps
    • Sit on Top kayaks seat one person
    • Sit on Top Tandem Kayaks seat two persons.
    • Does not have rudder
    • Three sizes are available: 11″ for new Rivieras, 6′, and 9 for the old SOT's.
    • Recommended paddler weight: Riviera: up to 300 lbs., 6′ = up to 140 lbs., 9′ = up to 350 lbs.

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $23 $37 $111
  • Kayak Car-Top Carrier

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    Kayak Car-Top Carrier

    • Two foam blocks and tie down straps used to secure a kayak on the roof of a car.

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $1 $2 $6
  • Kayak Paddle

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    Kayak Paddle

    • Paddle sizes from 191-206. Paddles are fitted based on height of the paddler



    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $3 $5 $15
  • Paddling Jacket

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    Paddling Jacket

    • Waterproof tops used to keep upper body dry while on the river.
    • Sizes S-XXL




    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $2.50 $4 $12
  • P.F.D. (Life jacket)

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    P.F.D. (Life jacket)

    • Standard short-waisted life jacket available in XS-XXL




    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $2 $3 $9
  • Whitewater Helmet

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    Whitewater Helmet

    • Sizes XS-XL
    • No coverage over ears



    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $1 $2 $6
  • River Bag

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    River Bag

    • Large water proof bags. 3.8 cu. ft. capacity. Can hold a tent and sleeping gear for one person.



    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $3 $4 $12
  • Throw/Rescue Rope

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    Throw/Rescue Rope

    • Two sizes, one for kayaking and another for canoeing



    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $1 $1.50 $4.50
  • Tie Down Straps

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    Tie Down Straps

    • Pair of straps used for securing boats to car racks
    • Available in lengths of 6′, 9′, 12′, 15′, and 20'




    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $.25 $.50 $1.50
  • Spray Skirt

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    Spray Skirt

    • Neoprene kayaking skirt.
    • Fits most kayaks with keyhole cockpits. Some skirts for non-keyhole cockpits
    • Sizes XXS-XL




    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $3 $5 $15
  • Wet Suit

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    Wet Suit

    • Neoprene wetsuit insulates body during whitewater canoeing and kayaking
    • Available in sleeveless and long sleeve
    • Sizes XS-XL

    RENTAL PRICES

    Overnight Weekend 10-day
    $6 $12 $36