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Kanghua KX 8+

KX 8+

KX is the top range shell of Kanghua: a 100% pre-impregnated carbon fibre honeycomb sandwich structure provides maximum stiffness. Seat decks and bulkheads are made of carbon fibre sandwich under high pressure. The best choice for the most demanding teams, who only settle for the best possible available option.

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Type Mold Number Rigger Option Crew Weight (Kg) Overall Length (mm)
8+/8x+ 8*1 Aluminium wing 70-85 16770
8+/8x+ 8*2 Aluminium wing 80-100 17590
KX (A++)
External Skin 100% pre-preg. Carbon
Internal Skin 100% pre-preg. Carbon
Reinforcement Carbon Tapes
Core Material Honeycomb
Seat Decking Carbon Fibre
Curing Type Epoxy
Vacuum Sealed Yes
Oven cured Yes

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Kanghua Boat Range

Kanghua offers five different ranges of well-proven shapes for their rowing racing shells to meet the needs and expectations of each of the crews around the world.

All Kanghua hulls are made by vacuum process with epoxy resins and oven cured. Teams can choose between a classic aluminium wing rigger and carbon back wing rigger. The aluminum riggers are anodized and welded from a high-strength aluminum profile. The new carbon back wing-rigger is made of prepreg. carbon layouts and under high pressure.

KX (A ++)

KX is the top range shell of Kanghua: a 100% pre-impregnated carbon fibre honeycomb sandwich structure provides maximum stiffness. Seat decks and bulkheads are made of carbon fibre sandwich under high pressure. The best choice for the most demanding teams, who only settle for the best possible available option.

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Spirit (A+)

Spirit combines carbon fibres (external skin) with carbon fibres (internal skin) to achieve a high quality honeycomb sandwich structure providing optimal stiffness. Seat decks and bulkheads are made of carbon fibre sandwich under high pressure. Without a doubt the most successful choice on the market for highly competitive teams.

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Spirit K (A)

Spirit/USA, a Kevlar skinned honeycomb sandwich structure with carbon tapes reinforcements to achieve an optimal price-quality ratio for competitive teams with a high use of material and a larger fleet. Seat decks and bulkheads are also made of Kevlar fibre sandwich.

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Phantom (B)

Phantom, a fiberglass skinned honeycomb sandwich structure with carbon tapes reinforcements to achieve a more economic price-quality ratio for teams with a high use of material and a larger fleets, like schools or clubs who want to equip their crews with boats without dispensing with a competition shape for training. Well suited for recreational use. Seat decks and bulkheads are made of carbon fibre sandwich under high pressure.

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Shadow (C)

Shadow, a fiberglass skinned Coremat sandwich structure with carbon tapes reinforcements to achieve an economic option, suitable for recreation and initiation training in a competition shell. Seat decks and bulkheads are made of glass fibre sandwich with coremat mixed with honeycomb under high pressure.

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Phoenix

As well as racing boats, Kanghua also manufactures touring boats, coaching launches and dragon boats. The Kanghua Phoenix touring boats are becoming increasingly popular for recreational rowing and are available in 1x, 2x and 4x+ configurations. They are supplied with classic aluminium sculling riggers and useful storage compartments.

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