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Delta Kayaks Catfish 12.5 Sit-On-Top Kayak with Rudder

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The Delta Kayaks Catfish 12.5 with rudder sit-on-top kayak uses an innovative, catamaran-style hull to achieve incredible stability and excellent tracking.

  • Thermoformed ABS plastic hull material is stiff and light like traditional composite kayaks and offers similar looks, but costs considerably less
  • Specially coated exterior offers a new, shiny appearance for years to come— the Catfish does not suffer from the gradual fade typical of composite watercraft
  • Catamaran-style hull enhances stability without adding the width typical of standard sit-on-top kayaks
  • Molded cockpit area with adjustable foot pegs personalizes comfort to fit most any size paddler; adjustable backrest increases comfort
  • Rudder enhances tracking and navigation; control the rudder using adjustable foot pegs
  • Rudder is stored under hull and preserves the clean appearance of craft
  • Clear window lets you view the environment below the surface
  • The Catfish floats high for a dry ride in the water, but should you take on an errant wave, scupper holes quickly drain excess water
  • 2 hatches offer dry storage for small accessories; forward bulkhead keeps items dry
  • Space in the cockpit is specifically designed to nest with hard-shell dry cases (dry case not included)
  • Cup holder near the cockpit offers easy access to beverages
  • Rear storage well with bungee rigging offers plenty of room for take-along gear and features indentations that work great with scuba tanks
  • Paddle-keeper offers a hands-free option for photographers and anglers
  • Specialized lash point behind seat allows you to add stability to the kayak by creating a makeshift outrigger with your paddle
  • Attach paddle floats to your paddle and lash the shaft of the paddle behind the seat so that it's perpendicular to the kayak (paddle floats sold separately)
  • Resulting cross shape provides unbeatable stability for standing, fishing, photography and even an afternoon siesta
  • Carry handles at the bow and stern and to the right and left of cockpit offer easy transport to the water
  • Tie down point offers a secure place to attach a bow line


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Delta Kayaks Catfish 12.5 Sit-On-Top Kayak with Rudder Specs
Best use
Flatwater kayaking
Thermoformed ABS plastic
12 ft. 6 in.
27.5 inches
49 pounds
Molded / plastic
350 pounds
Hull construction
Seat type
Number of paddlers
Hatch capacity
Weight capacity (lbs)
Tracking system

Delta Kayaks Catfish 12.5 Sit-On-Top Kayak with Rudder

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