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The Capella introduced a generation of paddlers to the world’s oceans under the P&H Sea Kayaks brand, and this proven design now brings its performance and versatility to the Venture range in a single layer construction; an excellent value, highly durable choice, offering true sea kayak handling suitable for everything from relaxed outings to open crossings and multi-day expeditions.

Choose This Kayak For:

  • - All manner of ocean-based adventures, whether expeditions or coastal surf.
  • - A tried and tested design respected by sea kayakers all over the world.
  • - An affordable entry into the wonderful world of sea kayaking.


Rich Sea Kayaking Pedigree

The Capella name is highly renowned in the world of sea kayaking, and represents tried and tested, familiar performance.

Moderate ‘V’ Hull

Excellent speed and tracking, whilst still being manoeuvrable enough for coastal exploration.

Soft Chines

For responsive edging coupled with high secondary stability.

Toggle Handles

Used for carrying, or for keeping hold of the kayak after a swim in moving water.

Compass Recess

Securely mount a Silva 70P Compass (sold separately) for navigation on open crossings or longer journeys.

Large Bow & Stern Hatches

Ample, water resistant storage of your camping or expedition gear, featuring market-leading KajakSport hatch covers.

Foam Bulkheads

Separates the hatch compartments from the rest of the kayak, and prevents flooding in the event of a capsize.

Deck Bungees

Store maps, hats, or a spare paddle close to hand.

Deck Lines

Running along the perimeter for increased boat handling options, particularly during rescues.

Day Hatch

Quick, on-the-water access to safety equipment and other essentials.

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Blue Decklines
Grey Elastics

Blue Decklines
Grey Elastics

Yellow Decklines
Grey Elastics


 External Cockpit
Length Width Volume Front HatchDay HatchRear Hatch Length Width WeightPaddler Weight Range
495cm 56cm 262l 40l 31l 52l 80cm 43cm 25kg <105kg
Length 495cm / 16' 4"
Width 56cm / 22"
Volume 262l / 69gal (US)
Front Hatch 40l / 10.6gal (US)
Day Hatch 31l / 8.2gal (US)
Rear Hatch 52l / 13.7gal (US)
External Cockpit Length 80cm / 31.5"
External Cockpit Width 43cm / 17"
Weight 25kg / 55lb
Paddler Weight Range <105kg / <231lb


Aids tracking in a straight line, can be fully or partially lowered to optimise performance.

Aids tracking in a straight line, can be fully or partially lowered to optimise performance.

Smart Track Rudder
Used to manoeuvre the kayak left and right, controlled by Pivot Pedal footrests.

Smart Track Pivot Pedals
For use with Smart Track Rudder.

Venture Combi Sprey Deck
Waterproof and breathable 2 layer nylon waist tube with 4mm dive quality neoprene deck.

Venture Nylon Spray Deck
Packed with handy features like a front mesh pocket and plastic stiffener to stop water pooling on the deck. Waterproof PU coated nylon, taped seams, removable shoulder straps, reflective piping and adjustable waist tube.

Paddle Float
210D laminated nylon PVC, welded and reinforced seams, dump valve, reflective piping and webbing strap to secure paddle. Fits all touring paddles.

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