Inflatable Kayaks Site Map - Model Reviews Index

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    Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame - One of the bestselling, highest rated models priced under $500; a 36 lbs kayak with the aesthetic look of a hard shell.

    Advanced Elements AF Expedition - The 13-ft Advanced Frame Expedition kayak has a folding frame design and extra storage room for extended trips.

    Advanced Elements Airfusion - The narrow beam design combined with a hybrid frame rivals the speed and agility of a rigid hard-shell kayak.

    Advanced Elements FireFly - An attractive and compact recreational kayak that is easy and quick to set up and inflate; suitable for flat water and up to Class II rapids.

    Advanced Elements Lagoon - Lightweight, nimble, and easy to maneuver for kayakers of any ability level.

    Advanced Elements StraightEdge - Comfortable and adaptable sit-on-top kayaks for under $500; can be paddled in up to Class III whitewater.

    Advanced Elements Friday Harbour - A low cost, highly portable means to be ready to get on the water anytime the opportunity presents itself; an extremely versatile kayak for many types of water adventures.

    Aire Force Inflatable Kayaks - Self-bailing whitewater kayaks for intermediate to expert kayakers.

    Aire Lynx Inflatable Kayaks - Top marks in reviews for stability, reliability, comfort, easy entry, speed, control, great cargo capacity, and that remarkable 10-year warranty.

    Aire Outfitter Inflatable Kayaks - Designed for stability and comfort; primarily marketed to commercial river adventure companies as an entry-level kayak for their novice customers.

    AIRE Tributary Tomcat Solo & Tandem - roomy, stable, and compact, easy to inflate, lift, and transport. Tracks well on flatwater, a blast in whitewater.

    AIRE Tributary Strike Inflatable Kayaks - Two all-around recreational kayaks good for whitewater and flatwater, economical, rugged, easy to inflate, nearly impossible to tip over, great for novices.

    AIRE Sea Tiger - The Sea Tiger gets an A+ in most reviews and is universally praised for its great quality and workmanship; a complete sea touring craft to take all over the world or just down to the lake.

    AIRE Sawtooth Solo & Tandem - The solo touring model from Tributary, the budget line of AIRE products. The Sawtooth 2 is ideal for two paddlers to explore flat water lakes and calm rivers.

    AIRE Super Lynx - a good choice for traveling, camping, and day excursions on moderate whitewater.

    AIRE Traveler Canoe - easy to inflate and deflate, stores well in an RV or in the trunk of a car. Great for two paddlers; going solo is not recommended.

    AIRE Power Traveler - Rated for day trips, touring, and expeditions; handles whitewater, wide-beam motor-mount canoe design provides a heavy load capacity.

    Airis Angler - A terrific fishing kayak, one of the best on the market.

    Airis Sport - The Airis Sport folds down to a small footprint and standard gear includes the pump, storage backpack and repair kit.

    Airis Tender - A versatile 10' kayak that can be used for fishing, exploring and sightseeing.

    Airis Tandem - One of the most compact and high pressure inflatables in the world.

    Airis Velocity - Narrow bow and 12' length make the Velocity the fastest in the Airis fleet.

    Innova Helios I - A solid, reliable design for recreational touring. Unfold it, inflate it, and be ready to go in about 10 minutes. Weighs 24 lbs; ideal for portaging.

    Innova Helios II - The kayak of choice for the Canadian Ranger Kayak Patrol on Vancouver Island. Performs well in cold water and against wind gusts and swells.

    Innova K1/K2 - Suitable for rivers up to class IV whitewater. High-pressure side chambers reduce flexing; self-bailing holes drain water.

    Innova Orinoco - Impressive on the water, agile, roomy, and maneuverable; performs best in very difficult whitewater that requires expert skills.

    Innova Safari - Designed for all water situations: surfing, moderate whitewater, and touring in lakes, seas, and rivers. This model gets a thumbs-up in all reviews.

    Innova Seaker - an excellent choice for flatwater lakes and rivers, shorelines, surf, and sea kayaking.

    Innova Solar - A fun and easy to handle recreational touring kayak; ideal kayak for beginners.

    Innova Sunny - One of the most recommended inflatable kayaks for under $1,000. Good marks in reviews for tracking, inflating time, comfort, maneuvering, quality, and capacity.

    Innova Twist/Double Twist – Packing down to just 16 pounds for the solo model and 23 pounds for the 2-person kayak, the Twist and Double Twist are advertised as the lightest recreational kayaks on the market.

    Innova Traveller - A recreational touring kayak for mild water and shoreline paddling, definitely not for rapids. Deck provides warmth and dryness on your legs and lower trunk.

    Innova Vagabond - Rugged and roomy with a big cargo capacity. Performs well on recreational touring and river camping trips; handles up to Class III water.

    Intex Challenger Inflatable Kayaks - Recommended as fun splash around boats for adults and kids to use in shallow water; far more rugged than a pool toy boat.

    Innova Swing I - The new Innova Swing I handles well in flat water without the need of pedals and a rudder system; a bladder-free, lightweight and non-PVC, decked watercraft.

    Maxxon Cayman II - The 2-person Cayman II at 11' in length works well for a short trip for two, or for longer trips for a solo traveler.

    Maxxon 2-Man Self-Bailer - a durable craft for a solo traveler taking a multi-day float; roomy enough for two with some light gear for a day trip.

    Maxxon Express II Kayak - A very attractive go-anywhere portable IK that is sure to turn some heads when you put it in the water. Best for use on slow rivers and in calm water.

    Maxxon Cruiser ISUP Inflatable Standup Paddleboard - Carry it to the beach in a 26" x 30" backpack, unpack it, unfold it, and inflate! Paddle it standing, sitting, or kneeling.

    NRS MaverIK Inflatable Kayaks - Stable and comfortable with great maneuverability. Intended for all-water use, they excel in flat and calm water; great for beginner and intermediate paddlers.

    NRS Bandit Inflatable Kayaks - Very lightweight, easy to lift, fold up smaller than PVC IKs. The Solo Bandit I and Tandem Bandit II have a lot of rocker room, which makes them a blast as river play boats.

    NRS Pike Fishing IK - The NRS Pike features a rigid self-bailing floor for the serious angler who wants a compact and portable craft for a variety of fishing needs.

    NRS Rascal Inflatable Kayak - a fun boat with a shorter waterline and high rocker angles. A nice design for kids or small adults.

    NRS RIKEN Seminole I Inflatable Kayak - Earned kudos as being one of the more chemical, abrasion, and UV resistant IKs you can find on the market. Fairly light at 39 lbs; backed by a 10-year warranty.

    Rave Sea Rebel - A solid choice for an entry level kayak for anyone who needs a craft that is lightweight, portable, and quick to inflate.

    Rave Molokai - A tandem sit-on-top kayak designed for flat water, slow rivers, or mild surf. Its wide beam profile makes for a stable kayak experience for beginners.

    Rave Palau - This $899 inflatable paddle board is versatile enough for stand up or sit down paddling and even comes with a seat for some laid-back paddling.

    Sea Eagle 330 Inflatable Kayak - A very comfortable, very wide, learning phase, novice sport kayak.

    Sea Eagle 370 Inflatable Kayak - A lightweight entry-level sport kayak you can carry in on your back. Comfortable, stable, durable, carries a lot of gear, very portable.

    Sea Eagle 340x Explorer Kayak - One of the most stable inflatable kayaks on the market. Great for scuba divers, anglers, backcountry paddle campers, and anyone who wants to have fun.

    Sea Eagle 380x Explorer Kayak - Plenty of room inside for a couple of big men and a lot of gear. Weighs 47 lbs; simply deflate, roll up, and toss it in your trunk or in the RV.

    Sea Eagle 420x Explorer Kayak - A quality 14-foot touring kayak with a big-load capacity that proves its worth in a variety of water conditions. Carries up to three adults and gear.

    Sea Eagle 385ft FastTrack Kayak - New design tracks straight and delivers excellent speed on flat water thanks to its slimmer pontoons, outside keel, hard air floor, skeg, and sleek profile.

    Sea Eagle 465ft FastTrack Kayak - Excellent for family outings or hauling a lot of gear: if your plans include paddling for hours and miles, you will appreciate the swift profile and performance.

    Sea Eagle LongBoard 11 - If you’ve wanted to try a paddleboard but can’t transport a 10- or 12-foot SUP on the roof of your car, an inflatable board is the way to go.

    Sevylor Tahiti Classic - A two-person, self-bailing inflatable kayak that is affordable, stable, easy to use, and a lot of fun.

    Sevylor Tahiti Professional - An affordable, durable, self-bailing kayak that packs down to just 25 pounds; great for adventure trips anywhere in the world.

    Sevylor Sit-on-Top Inflatable Kayaks - 1-person and 2-person sit-on-tops, great toy boats for riding the waves or just kicking around in a lake.

    Sevylor Pointer K1/K2 - Lightweight, stable, and compact, best for day trips, flat water, rivers, and mild ocean surf.

    Sevylor Quikpak K1 - A $100 coverless sit-on-top kayak to take out on a sunny day when you’re in a bathing suit and don’t mind tipping over and getting dunked frequently.

    Sevylor QuikPak K5 - The lightweight and portable 23-pound K5 is the best design of the Quikpaks. Folds down into its own backpack thanks to a unique storage design.

    Sevylor Rio Inflatable Canoe - Packs down small so you can take it anywhere, quick to deflate and inflate; use in both freshwater and saltwater.

    Sevylor Colorado Inflatable Canoe - The world's best-selling inflatable canoe. Extremely safe for beginners, sturdy enough to stand up in; comfortable, padded seats with high rigid back support.

    Sevylor Fiji Travel Pack - The $80 kayak is advertised as a “promotional version” of the classic Tahiti, but there’s no comparing the Fiji with the legend.

    Sevylor Samoa Standup Inflatable Paddleboard - The surprisingly rigid SUP feels like a hardboard you would find in a surf shop but this one packs down to a small backpack.

    Stearns Spree Inflatable Kayaks - Front and rear fins improve tracking; one of the easiest kayaks to inflate and put in the water.

    Stearns Cordova Inflatable Kayak - A light touring kayak that is easy to portage, extremely rigid and puncture resistant. Sit inside or use as a sit-on-top-kayak.

    Stearns Yukatat Inflatable Kayak - The Yukatat is a beginner’s model that has been discontinued but is still available online and from many local dealers.

    Stearns Pivot Self-Bailing River Runner - The River Runner is designed to “pivot” because it rides and plays with waves rather than punch through them, but that’s the best thing you can say about it – it has a great name.

    Stearns Back Country Inflatable Canoe - Good marks in reviews for solid feel, performance, and price-to-value ratio; surprisingly responsive and maneuverable thanks to the tracking fins.

    Zoik AlterEgo Inflatable Kayaks - Very room and practically untippable. Offers good maneuverability if you consider that it feels more like a mini-raft than a kayak.

    Zoik EgoTrip Inflatable Kayak - Use as a sit-on-top kayak, for stand-up paddling or surfing.

    Zoik VertEgo XL Inflatable Riverboard - Shoot he rapids head first! Get a good pair of surf fins, a PFD, and a helmet and you are all set to get on the water.

    Zoik RF Inflatable Kayaks These self-bailing kayaks can be handled well by beginners or advanced paddlers. Provided to racers in the extreme Adventure series held in Utah and Colorado.


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