Epic V5

Excellent stability allows beginners to jump on and paddle with confidence and gives more experienced paddlers a short, stable surfski to use in big or rough conditions. Sleek lines and Epic’s comfortable surfski cockpit make the V5 perfect to learn downwind paddling and great for playing in the surf zone. 

The V5 composite, with its lighter weight, is even easier to carry to and from the water and unload from your roof rack.

The V5 comes standard with under hull rudder, adjustable foot brace (including pedals that automatically adjust line length), rear storage compartment, bow and stern handles, center carry handles, water bottle holder and Epic’s patented bailer. An optional stern kick up rudder can be added to the Rotomolded version with no modifications needed to allow the V5 to be paddled in shallow or rocky areas.

The Epic V5 is now available in two lightweight composite layups, the Ultra and Performance, as well as the extremely durable Rotomolded layup. Ultra layup is shown above and in more detail in the gallery below, along with the new color for the 2019 Rotomold V5!

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Pickup Availability:

(Out of Stock)
  • Performance
  • Polyethylene
  • Ultra





  • 48.5 lbs (22 kg)
  • Rotomoulded Polyethylene

  • Molded in graphics


  • 30.9 lbs (14 kg)
  • Infusion grade foam core

  • A composite hybrid of fiberglass, carbon fiber, and Kevlar

  • Vacuum infused, heat-cured epoxy

  • Black bow & stern


  • 28 lbs (12.7 kg) 
  • Nomex honeycomb core

  • A Composite hybrid of Kevlar fabric, carbon fiber and fiberglass

  • Vacuum bagged, heat-cured epoxy

  • Red bow & stern


  • Length – Composite 14’3″ (4.36 m) Roto 14′ (4.26 m)
  • Width – 23.6″ (60cm)
  • Depth – 12.6″ (32cm)
  • Capacity – 280 lbs (127kg)
  • Storage Capacity – 10.5 gals. (46L)
  • Paddler Fit – 4.9 to 6’7″ (1.45m to 2.01m)

Additional Info

All our kayaks and products carry a two-year guarantee on any factory defects. 


We encourage all potential kayak buyers to come and view the products and discuss the many options available.  We have been kayaking for over 40 years and can help in any queries you may have.  Don’t get confused with hull shapes, rocker, primary stability, or secondary stability as we will explain it all!


We are open daily and on Saturdays. Please send us an email on sales@ritzmalta.com with any questions you may have