Blu Wave's Catalina 12.6 is one of Canada's most popular touring boards, designed for flat water cruising, training, touring, downwinding and recreational racing - suitable for all levels of ability from beginner to advanced and ideal for larger paddlers with its significant volume and stability. Multiple tie down points open up a world of possibilities for day tripping and multi-day expeditions along with threaded mounting plates for mounting a variety of attachments including fishing rod holders, cup holders and navigational lighting. An integrated GoPro mount is included at the nose of each board. New Timber Tech Construction, with paulownia wood veneers, provide superior durability in conjunction with our carbon fibre reinforced standing area and Kevlar reinforced rails and edges. In a move towards more sustainable construction methods, Blu Wave uses paulownia wood in the construction. Paulownia is one of the worlds fastest growing timbers, and has ideal weight to strength properties.