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Oru Kayak Inlet: the Most Portable Origami Kayak Ever.

A project in Emeryville, CA by Oru Kayak

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​A kayak that makes the water simple, easy and accessible. For a world with more spontaneous adventures!
Backers: 929
Average Pledge Per Backer: $1054

Funded: $979,554 of $70,000
Dates: Aug 12th -> Oct 11th (60 days)
Project By: Oru Kayak
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Latest News

STRETCH GOAL: Just 12 Hours to Go!

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
With just 12 hours left, we’re introducing a last-minute STRETCH GOAL! If we hit 1 MILLION dollars raised by midnight then every one of our backers will receive this FREE Oru Kayak t-shirt ✊. Please SHARE our campaign with your friends and... (Read More)

We love what we do.

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We are down to just a few hours left before the close of this Kickstarter. A genuine thank you to everyone who loves the Inlet as much as we do.  This summer, we paddled the Inlet in the quiet woods of Maine, cities like Chicago, San Francisco,... (Read More)

Less is More with the Inlet's Simple, Streamlined Design

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
@taylorglenn A big thanks to all of our backers! There are only two days left to get an Inlet at the Kickstarter discount. We're thrilled that our community is equally as excited about the Inlet as we are. Together, we go farther, faster. The Inlet... (Read More)

All Inlet backers automatically entered to win a Bay ST.

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
WIN A FREE ORU KAYAK BAY ST—There are just 10 days left until the end of our Kickstarter campaign and we’ve raised almost 840K. To celebrate our success, all of our current and future backers have been automatically entered into a giveaway to... (Read More)

How to Kayak with a Dog

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, hey!  I'm Jess, the Community Liaison here at Oru Kayak. That's me paddling the Inlet with my pup Crispin.  Here are a few tips for paddling with your dog! #1 Training First things first! Make sure your pup is trained and you are able to... (Read More)

Where can I paddle the Inlet?

September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey All! The Inlet is a flat-water boat. A lot of people are asking where you can paddle it so we decided to share a little inspiration!  #1 Lakes Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe, Nevada Lakes of all sizes can offer flat-water paddling. If the water surface... (Read More)

Week 4 Update: Last chance to pre-order Inlets with May delivery!

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Tomorrow is your last chance to back the Inlet on Kickstarter and still receive it in May 2020. We've sold so many boats that we need to create a new round of rewards! After 11:59 PST tomorrow (9/5/19), you'll have all of the same options but the... (Read More)

What week 3 Kickstarter dreams are made of.

August 26th - via: kickstarter.com
These past two weeks have been a doozy – in the best possible way! We're blown away by the steady cadence of excitement around this project and this kayak. With 45 days left, 616 backers have pledged a total of $637,671 – that's 701 Inlet's +... (Read More)

400 Backers!

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re delighted and SO grateful to have reached this milestone just four days into the campaign. At $370k and 400 backers, that’s 400+ Inlets that will be sent off into the world and into your hands. With 56 days left to go, we can’t wait to... (Read More)

Emerging Gear: CBD-Infused Bars, Retro Hiking Boots, Affordable Origami Kayak

August 15th - via: gearjunkie.com
A peek at emerging products from the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design. (Read More)

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