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Kayak - Which One is the Perfect Choice

By Edited Nov 21, 2015 0 0

Your New Kayak

After a long and brutal winter the last few days of warm weather is a welcome change. Spring fever has been infecting everyone that has come in contact with the warm sunny atmosphere. It is time to start thinking about purchasing that new summer toy. Purchasing a new kayak is wonderful way to start dreaming about the summer fun. Kayaking is one great way to get out on the water without the expense of buying or maintaining a boat. Not only that, a kayak type and design is a personal choice. You can pick out one that is just for you, or you can go for the one with two seats.

Before you purchase your first kayak you should learn more about the different styles and types so that you can determine which one is the perfect choice for your needs. Some things to consider when making this choice is if you are a beginning or are you experienced at this sport. Kayaks are made with different specifications that are geared towards making your experience with them an enjoyable one based on your individual level of experience. Some frames are wider and this makes it easier for you to enter and exit the kayak. Stability is an important factor if you are new to kayaking. Some one with more experience may look for a frame that promotes speed. Others may be looking for a fishing kayak. Do you want a kayak with paddles or pedals. There are many factors that determine the right kayak a variety of sports. Let’s look at some kayaks and see if we can find which one is the perfect choice for you.

Emotion Glide Kayak
An Emotion Glide Kayak is the perfect choice for the beginner. It comes in many color choices so you should easily find the one that suites your taste. This kayak is a little under $350.00 dollars so it is reasonably priced. It has a five star rating on Amazon with plenty of reviews. This reviews are great for finding out more about the pros and cons of this kayak and more about the product in general. It is designed with ultra lightweight hard shelled construction and a V shaped hull which makes is the perfect stable recreational vehicle for the whole family. It is almost 10 feet long and it only weighs 37 pounds, and it comes with handles at the bow and stern making it easy to handle and carry. It features a paddle keeper and ledger that allows for hands free positioning and an oversized cockpit which makes this kayak easy to enter and exit. The seats and foot braces are adjustable allowing any family member safety and comfort. It also comes with a three year warranty making it a good investment for guaranteed and continuous enjoyment.

Are you looking for a kayak that is a little cheaper? For less than $200, you can get the Sea Eagle

Sea Eagle 330 Inflatable Kayak
330 Inflatable Kayak with the Deluxe Package. This is an attractive kayak that is quick to set up and completely portable. It comes with its own pack that you can easily carry down to the edge of the lake and be boating in the water within minutes. It boast a four star rating on Amazon and most customers were very pleased with this kayak‘s design and performance. If you don’t have a way to transport a hard shelled version, this may be the perfect choice for you. It is over 11 feet long and weighs only 26 pounds and it comes with it’s own foot pedal. It can be fully inflated within six minutes. It qualifies for class 111 whitewater rafting, and it also has a three year warranty. This kayak can be used for fishing, yachting tending, recreational, and whitewater rafting.

These are two great choice for your first kayak. The Sea Eagle is much easier to transport than the Emotion Glide, however, it is inflatable so careful consideration must be given to the factor of holes. The Emotion Glide is great for beginners due to it’s V construction, and it makes for a great recreational vehicle. These are not the only types of kayaks on the market, however, those that are searching to purchase for other sports such as racing , etc. already know the specific type of kayak they are in the market to purchase. Look around at places like Dick’s Sporting Goods for even more types and designs that are available. Here is to great summer fun, and don’t forget your life jacket!



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