Top 20 best kayaks

The best kayaks reviewed & rated in February 2020

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Bonafide Kayaks EX123 Sit On Top Kayak

In: Best Kayaks - February 2020

Get a stable, comfortable and great paddling option with the Bonafide Kayaks EX123 Sit On Top Kayak. This kayak has tons of features and cargo space that allow you to take your adventures to the next level and is inspired by the Bonafide Kayaks SS series of fishing kayaks and has a slim HyCat hull that offers the best in class stability while having above average tracking and speed. The EX123 comes with the lightweight Stadium Seat that allows you to keep your mind on your paddling experience by providing all day comfort and support. The Fat...

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Bonafide Kayaks RS117 Sit On Top Kayak

In: Best Kayaks - February 2020

Now, more paddlers than ever can rise up to a premium, authentically designed, American made kayak. The Bonafide RS117 is the ultimate paddle craft for the everyday angler or casual paddler looking for uncompromised stability and serious performance at a significant value. The RS117 has the following awesome features, a Hybrid Cat Hull Design for uncompromised stability, a Quick Connect Seating System, Fat Grip Oversized Handles, Minitub Dry Hatch, Transducer Scupper with inserts, Mighty Mount XL tracks (mid-ship & center), Shield Cover with Paddle...

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Current Designs Kestrel 120 R Kayak

In: Best Kayaks - February 2020

The Kestral 120 R from Current Designs is ready to accompany you on all of your on water adventures. Widest behind the cockpit the Kestral 120 offers speed and maneuverability, while its v-shaped hull improves tracking and stability - making it the ideal kayak for flat, calm water. The cockpit on the Kestral 120 is designed to be unrestrictive, allowing enough space for you to paddle comfortably. The Revolution Seating System with Dimension Adjustable Seat Back is put in place for comfort, and the Paddle Park feature allows you to be hands free...

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Current Designs Solara 135 Kayak

In: Best Kayaks - February 2020

The Solara 135 from Current Designs is made for on water response and stability. This ultra-tough kayak is designed to be widest behind the cockpit allowing for ultimate speed and maneuverability, while its soft chined, v-shaped hull improves tracking and stability. Best suited for large to medium sized paddlers, the Solara 135's open cockpit allows freedom of mobility while providing enough space to hold gear and accessories. The Revolution Seating System with Dimension Adjustable Seat Back provides comfort during extended paddles, and the Flip...

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Current Designs Vision 120 SP Kayak

In: Best Kayaks - February 2020

The Vision 120 SP from Current Designs is ideal for smaller paddlers seeking a lightweight kayak. The Vision 120 SP weighs in at only 32lbs. making it easy for anyone to transport. Two composite bulkheads and hatches are put in place for convenience, and the generously sized keyhole cockpit allows for easy entry and exit; as well as enough space for gear storage. The lower faceted decks ensure minimal wind exposure, resulting in a more enjoyable paddling experience. These features combined with the 23in. beam allow the paddler to build their skill...

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Dagger Axis 10.5 Kayak

In: Best Kayaks - February 2020

Stay on the right track with the Axis 10.5 from Dagger. This adventure ready vessel has the ability to excel in any body of water. The Axis 10.5 offers superior tracking from a height-adjustable drop skeg - whether you're paddling in lakes, reservoirs, intercoastal waterways or ponds the Axis will point you in the right direction. If you choose to paddle in more challenging environments the defined chines add maneuverability while the ConTour Knee and Thigh Pads with the SideLock Foot Brace System offer added stability. The ConTour CFS Seating System...

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Dagger Katana 9.7 Kayak

In: Best Kayaks - February 2020

The Katana 9.7 from Perception is a crossover kayak that is versatile enough to excel in any body of water. This unique kayak inspires confidence in the paddler due to its balanced rocker profile that allows for speed in the flats and impeccable maneuverability in the rapids. The hull of the Katana 9.7 is constructed for stability, while the beveled and flared side-walls offer secondary stability. The rounded deck shape is designed to shed water, making it easier to paddle in choppy conditions. The spacious cockpit on the Katana is a rare find in...

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Dagger Stratos 14.5L Kayak

In: Best Kayaks - February 2020

With the ability to accommodate a wide range of paddlers of any skill level, the Stratos 14.5L features a sporty hull that is fast and maneuverable in any application. The ConTour CFS Seating System is put in place to offer comfort for long days out on the water, while the adjustable padded thigh braces, SlideLock Foot Brace System and hull beam offer support and stability. A TruTrak Adjustable Skeg allows for excellent tracking anywhere from lakes and ponds to rivers and mild coastal waters. Bow and stern hatches along with bungee deck rigging...

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Dagger Stratos 14.5 S Kayak

In: Best Kayaks - February 2020

Designed to accommodate beginner and advanced paddlers alike, the Stratos 14.5S features a sporty hull for speed and maneuverability on any adventure. The SlideLock Foot Brace System, adjustable padded thigh braces and hull beam offer support and stability, while the ConTour CFS Seat offers comfort for long days on the water. A TruTrak Adjustable Skeg System makes for excellent tracking in meandering rivers or tidal estuaries. Bow and stern hatches and bungee deck rigging are put in place for ample storage on long paddling trips. The Stratos also...

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Dagger The Green Boat Kayak

In: Best Kayaks - February 2020

Fast enough for competitive white water racing; The Green Boat has enough performance to navigate any waterway. A Contour Ergo Outfitted Seat and ratchet adjustable backband offer comfort and support in any application, while the ConTour Adjustable Blulkhead Foot Brace, precision adjustable thigh braces and multi-adjustable ConTour Hip Pads add stability. This boat features stiff edges that offer the performance of a slalom kayak and a narrow hull that carries speed while allowing for consistency. With the ability to excel in any body of water,...

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Dagger Zydeco 11.0 Kayak

In: Best Kayaks - February 2020

The Zydeco 11.0 from Dagger offers ample storage for long days on the water. This recreational kayak features a stern hatch and bungee deck rigging so you carry necessities with you wherever you roam and Soft Touch Handles make transportation to and from the water's edge a breeze. The ConTour CFS-R Seating System along with ConTour knee and thigh pads offer comfort during extended paddles. The Zydeco 11.0 also features a stern bulkhead, SlideLock XL Foot Braces and a paddle park for convenience. ConTour CFS-R Seating System, ConTour Knee/Thigh...