To help more athletes at the start of their rowing career, Sykes have designed the ultimate training boat range - the Initiator. This range is designed to help with learning to row, while also being ultra-durable, competitive and, needless to say, more affordable.
The Initiator range has been designed by Sykes in Geelong, Australia with the perfect balance of durability, stability, comfort and performance. Built in Zhaoqing, China the boat has fibreglass exterior and internal surfaces, which combined with Spheretex gives supreme durability. The unique design and construction which includes structural elements in carbon fibre means the boat is remarkably light for a boat of this style!
- Ultra durable construction
- Interchangeable riggers
- Affordable pricing
- 2 year warranty
- Anodised alloy quick release wing rigger
- Anodised alloy slides
- Single-action bearing wheel seat with a carbon seat top
- Foot stretcher
- Active adjustable shoes
- Electronics wiring
- Protective cover
- Quick release rigger (alloy only)
- GPS (NK or Coxmate)
- Boat name
- Rigger cover
- Sykes rowing shoes
- BatLogic foot plates
- Pin stripes
- Vinyl decals
The Initaitor range is available in three sizes. As a guide to what will be suitable for you, please use the table below.
Coxed Quad / Four
The coxed quad /four comes in one size aimed a schoolgirl and schoolboy programmes.
Custom Boat Name / Pin Stripes
- Custom Boat Name – Font available in Printed or Script
- Font size options: 30mm (recommended for singles); 40mm (recommended for Pairs & Larger Boats)
- Pin Stripes (6 or 12mm)
- Top Colour
- Middle Colour
- Bottom Colour
- Sykes Shoes
- Active Tools (adjustable length rowing shoes)
The standard set-up and price for Sykes’ Initiator range is shown below. Any variation to this standard set-up can alter the final price of the hull.
|RIGGER||Aluminium Quick Release|
|SHOES||Active Adjustable Shoes|
|STANDARD SET-UP||Single Scull from $4,507 + GST
Coxed Quad / Four from $15,550 + GST
Sykes has a strong commitment to quality and all Initiator boats are rigorously tested to ensure that our stringent quality standards are met. Although manufacturing of this new range occurs overseas in our China factory, you will continue to interact with the same highly experienced Sykes staff in Australia for all your customer needs, from sales to repairs and service advice.