At Rainforest Designs Ltd., we handcraft a wide variety of Nimbus ™ ocean touring kayaks, from our smallest single, the Cygnet, to our largest double, the Skana. Nimbus™ kayaks are designed for functionality and maneuverability, while maintaining graceful lines, making them a pleasure to paddle and a treasure to own.
Our factory is located in Maple Ridge, B.C. on Canada's West Coast, Mecca for avid paddlers from all over the world. Owner, Steve Schleicher, the original and current designer of the Nimbus™ kayak line, has been paddling since he built his first kayak at 14 years of age and has been designing and building Nimbus™ kayaks for more than 25 years.