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The Oru Kayak folds out of a compact box—easily, quickly, and almost magically.
The Oru Kayak folds out of a compact box—easily, quickly, and almost magically.
730 backers pledged $443,806 to help bring this project to life.
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    YOU'RE AWESOME. You'll receive Oru Kayak updates and a shout out tweet!

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    ORU KAYAK DRY BAG. An Oru Kayak-branded dry bag to stash a wallet and cell phone—essential for any adventures on the water! (US shipping included. Please add $15 for international shipping)

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    Pledge US$ 25 or more About US$ 25

    Never go thirsty again with this 20 oz. Oru Kayak-branded water bottle. Fits perfectly under the rubber deck strap (as shown in the video!).

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    ORU KAYAK T SHIRT, featuring our fold pattern and logo. Super-soft, orange organic cotton. Unisex and womens size options available. Silkscreened by an independent shop in San Francisco. (US shipping included. Please add $25 for international shipping)

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    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    LASERCUT ORU KAYAK MODEL. Just like the origami models used to develop the Oru Kayak. Mount this scale model of the Oru Kayak on the wall or keep it on your desk for inspiration. Made from heavyweight white mat board. (US shipping included. Please add $35 for international shipping)

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    ORU KAYAK BREAKDOWN PADDLE. Four piece Oru Kayak-branded paddle—that fits inside the Oru Kayak case! (US shipping included. International backers: please refer to the shipping info section in the text.)

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    Pledge US$ 800 or more About US$ 800

    SECOND BATCH ORU KAYAK. An Oru Kayak from the second production run. It will also come with a printable, numbered poster for holiday gifting. (US shipping included. International backers: please refer to the shipping info section in the text.)

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    LIMITED EDITION SIGNED ORU KAYAK. You'll receive your Oru Kayak before anyone else, and it will come from a signed, numbered edition of the first 50 ever produced. It will also come with a printable, numbered poster for holiday gifting. (US shipping included. International backers: please refer to the shipping info section in the text.)

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    Pledge US$ 3,000 or more About US$ 3,000

    ORU KAYAK + A DAY ON THE SF BAY. A beautiful, innovative Oru Kayak plus a day in the SF Bay kayaking with the Oru Kayak team. It will be a fun all-day paddle and picnic in the San Francisco Bay. We'll share our journey, design inspirations, and plans for the future while enjoying amazing views, food, and wildlife.

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    Pledge US$ 10,000 About US$ 10,000

    TOMALES BAY LUXURY WEEKEND GETAWAY + 1 ORU KAYAKS. You'll receive an Oru Kayak and an unforgettable weekend for two to four people at an amazing waterfront house on Tomales Bay in Northern California. You can kayak off the dock into one of the finest paddling areas on the West Coast—with calm water, quiet beaches, amazing scenery and abundant wildlife. Oyster lunch included, as well as a hand-silkscreened art print by Saturate Design for holiday gifting.

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    Pledge US$ 750 or more About US$ 750

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL. Get a $50 discount for ordering first! You'll get your very own Oru Kayak plus a printable, numbered poster for holiday gifting. (US shipping included. International backers: please refer to the shipping info section in the text.)

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    Pledge US$ 800 or more About US$ 800

    FIRST BATCH ORU KAYAK. An Oru Kayak from the first production run. It will also come with a printable, numbered poster for holiday gifting. (US shipping included. International backers: please refer to the shipping info section in the text.)

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