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Emotion Kayaks Glide Sport Kayak

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    Emotion Kayaks Glide Sport Kayak

    The Emotion Kayaks Glide Sport kayak offers a blend of stability, control and comfort that will take you from first stroke to seasoned veteran. See details

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    The Emotion Kayaks Glide Sport kayak offers a blend of stability, control and comfort that will take you from first stroke to seasoned veteran.

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    The Emotion Kayaks Glide Sport kayak offers a blend of stability, control and comfort that will take you from first stroke to seasoned veteran.

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    The Emotion Kayaks Glide Sport kayak offers a blend of stability, control and comfort that will take you from first stroke to seasoned veteran.

    • Beginners will love the confidence-inspiring initial stability and lightweight responsiveness of the Glide Sport
    • As you progress, the hull offers tracking and performance that will sharpen your skills and enhance your experience
    • Short length and 42 lb. weight allows the Emotion Kayaks Glide Sport to be transported by the solo paddler
    • Specially compounded polyethylene hull resists abrasion and UV light, and offers durable good looks
    • Specialized blow molding process produces a strong hull of consistent quality
    • Large cockpit opening makes it easy to get into the boat with some extra gear; recessed coaming maximizes paddle stroke area
    • Dual-density foam seat and back rest offer padded comfort from launch until takeout; adjustable footbraces keep you poised to paddle
    • Seat adjusts using a strap and pull tab; back rest features an adjustable angle and folds down during storage
    • Thigh padding offers a bit of extra comfort
    • Fore and aft deck rigging keeps essential gear within easy reach; paddle ledge with bungee holder secures paddle when you need both hands
    • Stern flotation pillar enhances flotation in a water-logged boat
    • Toggled carry handles ease transport to the water

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    Emotion Kayaks Glide Sport Kayak Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Flatwater kayaking
    Blow-molded polyethylene
    Plastic
    9 ft. 8 in.
    29 inches
    14 inches
    42 pounds
    43 x 21.5 inches
    Padded / foam
    1
    Not applicable
    275 pounds
    None
    No
    Material(s)
    Hull construction
    Length
    Width
    Depth
    Weight
    Cockpit size
    Seat type
    Number of paddlers
    Hatch capacity
    Weight capacity (lbs)
    Tracking system
    Foldable

    Emotion Kayaks Glide Sport Kayak

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    Emotion Kayaks Glide Sport Kayakis rated5.0out of5by2.
    Rated5out of5byfromEmotion Sport Glide Kayak day trip.Additional note: Day trip on Rattlesnake Lake in North Bend Wasington. I took out the "Guacomole" as this kayak is fondly named, on 10/5/2013 for the maiden voyage. I am very please with this economical kayak, very pleased. It is highly maneuverable, tracks well, as you would expect is a head wind they drift a bit. It was is water about 5" shallow and worked well, in between boulders, rocks, dead trees, floating debris, the works. I paddled across the lake easy and I paddled a few laps once I was warmed up. I love it and am glad I purchased it. It is 9'8'' and fits inside the Honda Element, so any large SUV can most likely stuff one inside it too. The Lime Green color is festive , easy to see, should you ever capsize and is extra wide and sits comfortable low on the water, never shaky, never felt it would tip. I am 5'11'' and I would say it can take people up to about 6'2'' with feet on foot pegs, taller just stretching legs out in kayak. Weight is rated at 250 lbs. and that seems right. I weigh about 180 and like to take gear with me. Fantastic. I used a Werner camano paddle, the only one I have ever used and it was excellent. I normally use that paddle with my 17 foot Prion Kodiak Sea Kayak. Now I am hooked to explore rivers and lakes and with time shoot a rapids.
    Date published: 2013-10-05
    Rated5out of5byfromThis boat is a good boat.I have had this boat for 2 years. I have used it many times in the 2 years prob around 20 times. You won't win any races with this boat, it is slow. The outside is a rough, not smooth this is what I think makes it slow. The inside storage was enough for me to camp 4 days out of. I recommend adding deck hold-downs or a deck storage kit. if you are going to camp out of it. I does not track very well. The boat is super stable there is no way you could roll it, this is also prob why it tracks so bad. It is tall on the water a breeze will move it well, the wind will take you sailing. I use this kayak to fish out of, and while it is slow if you are in shape and an avid paddler you can keep up with better boats it just takes more energy. I'm comparing this boat with my other kayaks a Tsunami SP, and a REMIX XP9.
    Date published: 2013-03-26

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