REI.com
  • Online: www.REI.com
  • URL for this product:
  • From the U.S. and CanadaCall 1-800-426-4840
  • Mon. through Sun., 4 a.m. through 11 p.m. PT.
  • InternationalCall 1-253-891-2500
  • Mon. through Sun., 4 a.m. through 11 p.m. PT. English language only.
Perception Prodigy II 14.5 Tandem with Rudder

WHITE/AZURE BLUE

    Perception Prodigy II 14.5 Tandem with Rudder

    Take the family out on the Perception Prodigy II 14.5 tandem kayak with rudder, but don't forget the after-paddle snacks! See details

    • $1239.00
    5
    (1)

    Item # 816981

    REI Members get back an estimated $ 123.90 on this item as part of their annual member refund.

    The REI Member Dividend

    The REI dividend is a unique benefit of membership in the REI co-op. It's comprised of your member refund—typically 10% back on eligible purchases—and/or your REI Visa® card rebates.

    Each March, active REI members and REI Visa cardholders who earned a rebate receive a refund in the form of an annual dividend notice.

    Only active members receive annual dividend notices. To maintain your active status as an REI member, you need to make net merchandise or shipping purchases of at least $10 per year, unless you joined that year. Member numbers are issued in one name and only that person receives the member refund. Your number can be used by others in your family, but it cannot be transferred to someone else.

    Questions? Call us at 1-800-426-4840 for more about your dividend or its redemption.

    Learn more

    Take the family out on the Perception Prodigy II 14.5 tandem kayak with rudder, but don't forget the after-paddle snacks!

    Product size and color
    * Color/Size is out of stock but can be backordered.

    Take the family out on the Perception Prodigy II 14.5 tandem kayak with rudder, but don't forget the after-paddle snacks!

    • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
    • Gear and Advice You Can Trust
    To view videos or use the zoom feature on REI's websites, please download the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.
    _

    • NOW PLAYING

    Take the family out on the Perception Prodigy II 14.5 tandem kayak with rudder, but don't forget the after-paddle snacks!

    • Inspired by the solo Prodigy hull, the Prodigy II 14.5 tandem kayak with rudder offers 2 paddlers a stable, easy ride in flatwater and light currents
    • Skid plate on the bottom of the hull increases durability and prolongs life of kayak
    • Soft yet supportive padded seats offer superb comfort, and adjustable backpads personalize the height and the angle of recline
    • Includes a removable padded kid's seat, and bow seat can be adjusted forward and backward using an innovative, on-the-fly tab system
    • Padded areas along the interior combing increases comfort for both paddlers, and adjustable footbraces offer a comfortable paddling position in both the bow and the stern
    • Controls near stern seat deploy foot-pedal-controlled rudder; rudder assists with tracking in rough conditions
    • The Perception Prodigy II 14.5 tandem kayak with rudder features a stern bulkhead to help keep contents in the stern hatch dry
    • Bow and stern bungee deck rigging stores accessories, and comfortable carry handles help you get to and from the water

    Made in USA.

    Item 816981

    ONLINE ONLY!

    This item's hot - and it's only available online.

    Members: earn a
    $20 bonus card

    When you spend $100 April 14—29

    Single-use bonus card redeemable by
    REI members MAY 2—12, 2014.
    Details

    Not a member? Join Now!
    Add to Cart

    An oversize shipping charge of $160 applies to this item (plus regular shipping fees). Or ship it FREE to any REI store for pickup. Please allow up to two weeks for delivery (except for inflatable and folding boats).
    Important: Read more about shipping costs.

    REI Membership

    Perception Prodigy II 14.5 Tandem with Rudder Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Flatwater kayaking
    Polyethylene
    Plastic
    14 ft. 6 in.
    31.25 inches
    15.75 inches
    76 pounds
    90 x 22.75 inches
    Padded / foam
    2
    Unavailable
    550
    Rudder
    No
    Material(s)
    Hull construction
    Length
    Width
    Depth
    Weight
    Cockpit size
    Seat type
    Number of paddlers
    Hatch capacity
    Weight capacity (lbs)
    Tracking system
    Foldable

    Perception Prodigy II 14.5 Tandem with Rudder

    Loading Ratings & Reviews...

    Perception Prodigy II 14.5 Tandem with Rudderis rated5.0out of5by1.
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat service, Great boatWe use our kayaks up and down the Willamette river, mostly (very calm water.) We bought this boat and the single 12' Carolina for the 3 of us. We did take them to the San Juan islands and in the surf it seemed a bit unstable, but it was also my first time in the surf, so it might just be me. We almost bought a cheap used tandem to save money, but after using this kayak, I am VERY happy we got a more comfortable kayak. The seat could be improved a bit and I find after a few hours, I need to get out and stretch. We got the rudder as I mostly paddle our 7-year old around and it really helps counteract our poor paddling style. It makes for a much more enjoyable trip. Also, when I paddle my girlfriend around, I am able to use the rudder to guide us in gently to get the best picture of that eagle, osprey, beaver or heron. The boat is on the heavy side, but we have worked out lifting as a team. Although I am working on rigging up something to make the lifting easier. At 75 pounds, this boat is pushing the limits of the stock roof racks on my Rav4. We have two kayaks and we often have to strap them together in the middle so this one doesn't sway in the wind. I did build a kayak cart out of PVC pipe and I am so glad I did. Running this boat down the dock when it is full of gear can be tiring, but with it balanced on a cart, one person can easily move it. This boat is very stable, although if you forget your technique, you can tip this boat and end up in the Tualatin river. (Not saying who did that, but I learned my lesson!) This boat is durable. There are some scratches we put there by running up on the shore, etc. but the don't affect the boat. It would take a lot for this boat to be seriously hurt.
    Date published: 2013-08-18

    Ask a question and have it answered by REI product experts and fellow outdoor enthusiasts. Need immediate assistance? Use Live Help.

    Loading Questions & Answers...

    How are we doing? Give us feedback on this page.

    FREE SHIPPING With $50 minimum purchase

    MEMBERS, EARN A $20 BONUS CARD! When you spend $100 April 14-29. Single-use bonus card redeemable May 2-12. Details
    • Join REI today!
    • REI Membership
    • REI member benefits include an annual refund (typically 10% on eligible purchases).
    • Join REI today!
    • Sign up for REI Gearmail®
    • and get 15% off selected items!
    • Store Locator
    • Locate an REI store near you.
    • Find a Store
    © 2014 Recreational Equipment, Inc. All rights reserved. REI, the REI Tree and Mountain design, Novara, and
    REI Adventures are trademarks of Recreational Equipment, Inc.

    Find REI on: FacebookTwitterYouTubeFlickrMobile site