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5-minute setup lets you spend more time on the water
Easy-to-carry backpack system turns into the seat
21-gauge PVC construction is rugged for lake use
Tarpaulin bottom provides durable protection from punctures
Multiple air chambers allow another chamber to stay inflated if one is punctured
Airtight System is guaranteed not to leak
Double Lock valves use two locking points for easy inflation/deflation
Get closer to the water and all the beauty swimming in it when you explore in a Sevylor K1 Sit-On-Top QuikPak Kayak. This inflatable watercraft works just like a traditional sit-on-top kayak, except when you’re ready to pack up, it folds up into its integrated backpack with padded shoulder straps and fits inside any car or truck-and it all sets up within five minutes. While you’re in the water, you’ll paddle in more comfort with a design that allows you to stretch your legs, back and arms more easily. Pack food and gear in the cargo net on the front, and keep your drink close in the cup holder. You’ll easily carry the kayak over shallow water and in and out of the water with the lift handle. The rigid floor, flat bottom and three-chamber design keep the boat’s solid shape on the water and offer added security if you get snagged. The thick PVC and reinforced bottom are part of the Airtight System that’s guaranteed not to leak, and the Double Lock Fast Valves and Mini Double Lock Fast Valves makes quick work of inflation and deflation. The 8 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. (2.62 m x.91 m) kayak holds up to 400 lbs. (181.43 kg)and includes a paddle that breaks down for compact storage and a high-pressure hand pump.
My first voyage was over 2 hours and I loved every minute of it and I can’t wait to get back out there. So all in all I am giving this kayak 5 stars. It’s an inexpensive alternative and it worked well for me.
April 26, 2018
To start out, because it’s helpful:
I’m a 5’10, 200lb woman with a 36″ inseam…so yes, I have long legs. This was a perfect fit for me. My 6’5 brother sat on it while I had it on the lawn, and it was a great fit for him as well.
It also didn’t sink even the slightest, and the only time I got wet was when I awkwardly got off the kayak while the wind kinda moved it.
Ok, on to the Kayak:
There are four (five) individual compartments, so it will stay inflated if something does happen, but the material is strong, and our dock master passed it off without hesitation.
All the other reviews are right… the paddle is a little flimsy and comes apart way too easily. Luckily I happened to already have a yellow/black one, that matched this perfectly. (as you can see in the pictures)
It’s super easy to inflate, and only takes about 5-7 minutes once you know what you’re doing. (I learned how to unpack and pack it on my front lawn, and made sure it was all working before I took it to the lake) The pump is easy to use, and has a “deflate” setting as well to suck all the air out, making it super easy to pack back up in the backpack/seat.
Speaking of that backpack/seat – it is COMFY! Like I said, I did just over 9 miles on it just now, and it was way more comfortable than any hard shell kayaks I’ve used. Ingenious design, and there are absolutely no issues getting the deflated kayak back into a folded form to secure in the back/pack seat.
Takes even less time to deflate, fold, and store – then on you go!
The color is exactly as you see. It’s a bright teal, and bright yellow. It’s quite pretty actually.
It came shipped in its own box, inside another shipping box. Undamaged, and well packaged. Arrived very quickly!
Instructions were easy to follow. It does say to inflate to a specific PSI… but if you’re like me and can’t actually check that easily, just make sure it’s firm, but not seam popping hard. Like an air mattress, basically.
Actual Rowing on the lake:
At first, I quickly realized it is not a hard shell and doesn’t row like a hard shell. It responds to paddling very quick. So the front end tends to move side to side. Typically that means you’re paddling too hard, but it’s going to happen no matter what with this if you want to move in a forward direction. The second I stopped paddling, it would start spinning itself, so I had to slowly stop paddling, and make sure it was straight and I wasn’t moving when I stopped.
It was leaning a little to the right, which I’m sure was just how I was sitting on it – I’ll have to play around with that some more on my next runs.
Very little water got inside the kayak, just splashing drips from the paddles. I never had any water splash up and over.
Not sure what else to say about this, except it’s absolutely awesome and a major bargain for the quality. 100% worth the purchase!
Update: I’ve been out on this a few times now, and it’s still perfect. No leaks, no problems. And that slightly leaning to the right was definitely me. Haven’t had the issue again. I love it!
April 25, 2015
(I use my old paddle instead, which works far better)
I found a neat way to carry the boat is to push the paddle under the triangle bungee tree on the bow and hook the back of the paddle under the seat straps. That way you can use the paddle as a very efficient carrying rod for the kayak out of water. You just lift the whole thing up with one hand and carry it away! And, since it is light weight, it’s easy to carry it. I am a little old gray haired lady of 71 and am able easily ‘horse’ it around with no problem! It tracks well in waves and is very stable. I’ve been paddling for over 45 years and am very pleased with this product.
August 20, 2016