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Emotion Kayaks Spitfire 9 Sit-On-Top Kayak

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    Emotion Kayaks Spitfire 9 Sit-On-Top Kayak

    Outfitted with comfortable features, the Emotion Kayaks Spitfire 9 sit-on-top kayak offers fun on the water at a great value. See details

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    Outfitted with comfortable features, the Emotion Kayaks Spitfire 9 sit-on-top kayak offers fun on the water at a great value.

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    Outfitted with comfortable features, the Emotion Kayaks Spitfire 9 sit-on-top kayak offers fun on the water at a great value.

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    Outfitted with comfortable features, the Emotion Kayaks Spitfire 9 sit-on-top kayak offers fun on the water at a great value.

    • 9 ft. length adds a touch of speed but maintains the confidence-inspiring stability of the smaller Spitfire 8 model
    • Slight rocker adds maneuverability and defined keel aids in tracking
    • 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
    • Seat back increases support and folds down when storing the boat, and bottom cushion enhances comfort on the water
    • Easily accessible cockpit hatch stores items out of splashes
    • Molded-in footwells offer supportive bracing for paddlers of different heights
    • Paddle ledges with bungees secure paddle when you need your hands free
    • Aft storage tank well with bungee rigging and cargo netting secures your gear; cargo netting works well with bulky items such as an extra paddling jacket or PFD
    • Small bow storage area secures accessories with bungees
    • Scupper holes drain water from cockpit to ensure a dry ride
    • 45 lb. weight allows kayak to be transported by the solo paddler
    • Toggled carry handles and 2 side handles of the Emotion Kayaks Spitfire 9 ease transport to the water

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    Emotion Kayaks Spitfire 9 Sit-On-Top Kayak Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Flatwater kayaking
    Blow-molded polyethylene
    Plastic
    9 feet
    31 inches
    45 pounds
    Padded / foam
    1
    Not applicable
    350 pounds
    None
    No
    Material(s)
    Hull construction
    Length
    Width
    Weight
    Seat type
    Number of paddlers
    Hatch capacity
    Weight capacity (lbs)
    Tracking system
    Foldable

    Emotion Kayaks Spitfire 9 Sit-On-Top Kayak

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    Emotion Kayaks Spitfire 9 Sit-On-Top Kayak is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Don't Rock My Boat So i've read the reviews, heard all the stories of this boat not tracking well, and have come up with the solution. First let me say that I have paddled in the Blackfoot River/Clark Fork with this boat and yeah it tossed me around a little bit, it was difficult to track, and at first was very discouraging. However I have found a solution for my Spitfire 9, possibly the 8, and any other kayak that doesn't track as good as you hoped it would. ADD A FIN or SKEG. I have found the perfect one that fits this kayak, it is quite easy to install the way I did, and actually held up very well crashing through the rocky shoreline of the Flathead Lake at Big Arm this weekend. I have found this to be a really fun recreational kayak with this fin/skeg modification. There is plenty of leg room (even enough for an english bulldog), the front tank well fits a 5L dry bag (the 5L also fits perfectly into the hatch), and the rear tank well is sized to fit a pfd perfectly (so you can always have one with you if needed). I replaced all the bungee cord with quality shock cord from REI as well. The front and rear handles are great and comfortable but the side handles are practically useless which makes loading the boat on and off the roof of your vehicle a task. However the boat feels waaay lighter that 45lbs, which is nice. All in all I love this kayak, I could see myself getting the blue one also in the future. With the addition of the fin/skeg mod, this is a great recreational kayak...and to everyone that has this kayak and isn't happy with the tracking I suggest you do the same. It makes all the difference!
    Date published: 2014-04-14

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