Melker of Sweden awarded by Paddling Magazine

Melker of Sweden’s model Värmdö is the Best Sea/Touring Kayak in 2023 according to Paddling Magazine.

“We are deeply honored”, says Pelle Stafshede, CEO & Creative Director, Melker of Sweden.

The Paddling Magazine Industry Award recognize significant and innovative achievements in the development of products introduced to the paddlesports market during the last year. A total of 38 000 ballots were cast – a record number of votes – from retail buyers, consumers, and media.

“It’s an acknowledgment that we are very well positioned with an attractive offering, and it for sure gives us that extra energy to keep on pushing boundaries going forward. As we drive change. Always have, and will never ever stop doing so”, says Pelle Stafshede.

The Värmdö is a lightweight, high performance, playful, and light touring boat featuring a plant-based construction. Targeted to savvy performance paddlers and recreational paddlers who want to feel like rock stars on the water. Smooth, forgiving, and stable for new paddlers to learn in and at the same time it has great performance characteristics.

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