Weighs only 48 lbs. Includes a stern hatch, bungee lashes, and lots of storage. Roomy cockpit with comfortable seat. Adjustable foot braces. Easy to handle. Steadiness and width make it great for beginners.
Can be a bit tippy at first.
Large open cockpit. Padded seat provides extra comfort. High-density polyethylene construction ensures the kayak will maintain its appearance for years to come. Sold in multiple vibrant colors.
Can be tough for tall kayakers to get in and out of the kayak.
Weight capacity of 250 lbs. TruTrak adjustable skeg offers unparalleled stability. Stern hatch and bungee deck enable you to bring everything you need to enjoy a day of kayaking.
Intended for advanced kayakers.
Thigh and knee braces provide exceptional support. Bow and stern bulk heads offer plenty of storage. Fully adjustable seat. Features a cup holder for beverages. Ideal for flatwater paddling.
Priciest option on this list.
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Sit-inside kayaks are great for intense kayaking because when you sit inside, you’re surrounded by the kayak’s walls, so the ride is smoother and you don’t move around as much inside. They can be for 1 or 2 people. Some have backrests and armrests on the seats for comfort. They also have storage areas, including bungee cords to strap down large gear, which makes them a great choice for camping or hiking. You can adjust the footrests inside, though not all sit-inside kayaks fit tall people comfortably. Also, not all can handle larger people or lots of gear, so check the weight capacity before buying. Some models are more suitable for beginners while others will satisfy advanced kayakers.
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