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Sevylor Quikpak K5
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Price $300 List$1,199 List$540 List$699.00 at REI$299.99 at Amazon
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Pros Everything included, affordable, durable, easy backpack carry, everything becomes part of the kayakNo inflation required, lightweight, very durable, stable, fast, tracks well, easy set up and clean upHandles well, high durability, fast, stable, fabric is water resistantHandles and tracks well, very durable, helpful features, option for single or tandem paddlingExtremely portable, maneuverable, stable, easy set up
Cons Poor paddle, rides high, blunt bow, fabric retains water, difficult to drainExpensive, seat cushion thin, rigid pack makes for an awkward carryHeavy, floor difficult to inflate, hard to drainHeavy, no paddles or pump included, expensiveLow durability, poor tracking, weight doesn’t include pump or paddle
Bottom Line If you want a portable kayak that’s enjoyable to use and won’t drain your savings, look no further!Though not inflatable, this foldable kayak is an impressive performer and proven crowd-pleaserOur favorite inflatable yak is built to last and perform at a high levelRather heavy but a great performance for a two-person modelTake this lightweight, packable kayak just about anywhere you can imagine for a unique experience
Rating Categories Sevylor Quikpak K5 Oru Beach LT AdvancedFrame AdvancedFrame Convertible Ta... Advanced Elements PackLite
Handling (25%)
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Specs Sevylor Quikpak K5 Oru Beach LT AdvancedFrame AdvancedFrame... Advanced Elements...
Measured Weight (boat and storage bag only) 23.4 lb 26.1 lb 33.25 lb 55.2 lb 5.25 lb
Capacity Single; 250 lbs Single; 300 lbs Single; 300 lbs Tandem (2); 550 lbs Single; 250 lbs
Kayak Size (length x width in ft) 10' x 2'8" 12'3" x 2'5.5" 10'3" x 2'9" 15' x 2'8" 7'6" x 2'11"
Packed Size (length x width x height in inches) 22" x 17" x 9" 32" x 28.5" x 11" 33" x 16" x 15" 35" x 21" x 12" 14" x 12" x 7"
Included Accessories Pump and paddle Repair pieces Repair kit Repair kit Repair kit
Material/Construction Heavy duty polyetster bottom, 24-gauge laminated PVC Double-layered polypropelene Aluminum ribs in bow & stern, PVC-coated polyester Aluminum ribs in bow & stern, PVC tarpaulin, 3 layers rip-stop material Polyurethane-coated ripstop polyester
Features Backpack carrying system turns into seat , storage area, bow and stern bungees, accessory D-rings, spray skirt, skeg Adjustable foot brace and backrest, bulkheads, carry handles Adjustable backrest, bungees, pressure relief valve in floor, skeg Paddle keepers, seatback pockets, bungee straps, D-ring attachment points Rubber-molded handle, mesh carry bag doubles as onboard storage, accessory D-rings
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