Due to the length and the hull design this kayak is first and foremost designed for experienced to expert paddlers. It is equipped with 4 hatches and large storage compartments, in order to pack even the heaviest gear for races and expeditions. The kayak is designed with shallow V-shape and round edges which secure fast acceleration and very high end speed. The tracking of this kayak, due to the hull design is excellent. Wind 585 kayak comes with either a skeg or rudder/ skeg combination.