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Perception Carolina 14.0 Kayak with Rudder

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  • V-shaped hull with soft chines makes the Perception Carolina 14.0 kayak stable and easy to paddle in relatively calm waters
  • Upswept, flared bow improves handling while crossing waves
  • Rigid polyethylene hull withstands years of use without need for maintenance
  • Zone DLX seat features a foam-encased pocket that cradles the lower back
  • Seat adjusts forward and backward, up and down, and leg lifters offer additional support if needed
  • Backrest may be raised by pulling strap in front of seat forward or by pushing the button on front of seat to lower
  • Leg lifters raise seat pan to increase support and take pressure off the ankles
  • Knee pads allow you to place knees inside cockpit or outside without discomfort
  • Foot-pedal-controlled rudder system with cockpit deployment controls helps with steering and tracking when you need it most
  • Great for day trips or overnight adventures, the 10 in. bow and oval stern hatches provide access to dry storage space for fishing supplies, picnic staples and camping gear
  • Dual-density hatch covers are stiff and durable, yet their soft, flexible edges make them easy to use; plus, they form a tight seal to keep contents dry
  • To seal hatch cover, simply catch the lip under the rim and press it on like the top of a rubberized food-storage container
  • Bow and stern bulkheads help keep hatch contents organized and dry when hatches are sealed
  • Deck rigging on bow and stern lets you stash items you'll want readily available, such as a bilge pump, extra paddle, and map with weatherproof case, not included
  • Reflective perimeter deck lines boost visibility and provide a firm handhold for re-entering kayak after a wet exit
  • Soft-to-the-touch carry handles at bow and stern make trips from the water easy; unlike hard, plastic handles, the soft-touch handles are easy on cold, paddle-weary hands

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Perception Carolina 14.0 Kayak with Rudder Specs
Best use
14 feet
24.5 inches
14.5 inches
53 pounds
39.5 x 21.5 inches
Padded / foam
300 pounds
Hull construction
Cockpit size
Seat type
Number of paddlers
Hatch capacity
Weight capacity (lbs)
Tracking system

Perception Carolina 14.0 Kayak with Rudder

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