Extension connection detail.

Add-A-BayTM  Rear cargo extension.

Cataraft frames

Our Cataraft frames are custom made to your specifications ensuring they will fit you, your tubes and your needs perfectly.


  • CNC machined proprietary connector fittings are used for all joints.
  • All structural components are 6061-T6511 aluminum for extreme strength.
  • Tubing ID is bored for a precision fit at all connections.
  • Oar towers are completely adjustable and can easily be tilted for stacking boats.
  • Oarlock bores use replaceable bushings.
  • Break-down design assembles or disassembles in minutes using stainless steel snap pins.
  • Reference points are retained during breakdown/assembly.  Configuration will be as it was when broken down, ready to use with no adjustments necessary.
  • Very lightweight.
  • Fully modular components. Add or remove cross-bars, extensions and yokes as needed.
  • Large front cage area makes re-entering after a swim easy, even for larger boaters.
  • Elegantly simple design minimizes foot entrapment points.
  • Hard anodize option for amazing abrasion resistance and durability.
  • All stainless steel hardware.
  • Ships economically via UPS/FedEx Ground.
  • Lovingly crafted in Groveland, CA from 100% Made In USA raw materials.

CNC Machined Seat Mount.  Fits all bolt patterns.  Removes from frame without un-installing seat. (Square tube version shown.)

Breaks down very compactly.  Easy to fit in a compact car, small airplane or check as baggage for that exotic trip.

Whitewater Machine Works

Precision~crafted swiftwater boating equipment