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Raft and Kayak Sales and Rentals

The Manufacturers

AIRE builds expedition quality rafts, catarafts and inflatable kayaks that are used by the discerning private boater and outfitters around the world.

Alpacka Rafts are made from tough material and designed to pack in on backpacking trips for river crossings and river travel, these rafts have won awards with Backpacker Magazine.

Avon Rafts are extremely durable. If taken care of properly, they can last over 20 years, even with lots of use.

Dagger is one of the top kayak manufacturers. They have a wide range of choices from playboats to creekboats. Take your pick. Their "Paddle with the Pros" program is popular amongst kayakers.

Hyside makes rafts and inflatable kayaks, plus all the equipment to outfit your raft for a multi-day trip.

Liquidlogic is new on the market, but they make excellent kayaks that have quickly become popular in the pro circuits

Jackson Kayaks started in 2003 years ago by Eric Jackson, a world champion kayaker. They make the only kids boat on the market and great play boats and creek boats.

Maravia started in 1972 and has made durable rafts and equipment ever since.

NRS makes rafts, inflatable kayaks (duckies), paddling clothing, and much, much more!

Pyranha is a small company that's been around for 30 years and makes river and sea kayaks.

Sotar makes inflatable polyurethane rafts, kayaks, and catamarans.

Vanguard makes reasonably priced rafts designed for commercial, private and fishing trips.

Water Strider Raft Kickboat makes inflatable rafts for fishing, hunting and whitewater rafting. The best one man or one woman raft on any river or lake. Expedition river rafting equipment that's designed for real adventure.


Retail and Rental Shops

Andy and Bax is an online retail store that sells raft and pontoon packages from various manufacturers.

Clavey River Equipment is named after the famous Class V tributary to the Tuolumne River. They sell a wide variety of rafts and equipment from all the manufacturers.

Pacific River Supply - Founded in 1970 by Jim Cassidy, a world-class kayaker, this raft and inflatable kayak distributer has an excellent online store as well.

River Store in Coloma-Lotus is the locals' favorite. They have a huge selection of kayaks, gear, and accessories. The folks who work there are very helpful and full of useful information and tips.

Sierra Outdoor Center in Auburn and Coloma offer kayaks and equipment for river runners with a new online store.

Sierra South is Kernville's outdoor and river store. The store has been in operation for many years and has a great selection of gear, rafts, and accessories, as well as classes and roll sessions.

Sea Kayak Manufacturers and Retailers

NC Kayaks offers factory-direct pricing on quality, high performance fiberglass touring kayaks.

Disclaimer: River descriptions and classifications may change due to natural events that may create new hazards or flows. C-W-R advises that any paddler that uses this site be additionally informed by seeking out local news and updates for changes on this river.

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