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Emotion Kayaks Sparky Kayak - Kids\'

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    Emotion Kayaks Sparky Kayak - Kids'

    The Emotion Kayaks Sparky sit-on-top kayak offers a comfortable, stable and fun way to introduce kids to kayaking. See details

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    The Emotion Kayaks Sparky sit-on-top kayak offers a comfortable, stable and fun way to introduce kids to kayaking.

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    The Emotion Kayaks Sparky sit-on-top kayak offers a comfortable, stable and fun way to introduce kids to kayaking.

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    The Emotion Kayaks Sparky sit-on-top kayak offers a comfortable, stable and fun way to introduce kids to kayaking.

    • Emotion Kayaks Sparky sit-on-top kayak only weighs 22 lbs.! It's perfect for kids, teens and small paddlers of all abilities
    • Tough polyethylene hull stands up to abuse and offers years of service
    • Hull design offers excellent stability and limits rocking
    • Molded seat with multiple footrests offers a comfortable fit for kids of all sizes
    • Scupper holes drain excess water from cockpit
    • Side handles with finger grips on each side of kayak make transport easy, and toggled bow handle offers an convenient place to grab the boat
    • The Sparky includes a center cup holder and a small stern tankwell

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    Emotion Kayaks Sparky Kayak - Kids' Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Flatwater kayaking
    Blow-molded polyethylene
    Plastic
    6 feet
    24 inches
    22 pounds
    Molded / plastic
    1
    Not applicable
    140 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 Sparky Kayak - Kids'

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    Emotion Kayaks Sparky Kayak - Kids' is rated 3.6667 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for teaching love of paddling! This was such a great boat to introduce our daughter to paddling. She was 8 when she got it and it took her just a few minutes to master. It's very fast since it's so light, and while the tracking is poor, our daughter learned how to maneuver around that fairly easily. It's so compact, it fits INSIDE most SUVS. The longest run we did was 8 miles down a slow river and our daughter did great. No complains re: back support. I agree with comments that it gets less stable pass 100 lbs., which is why we're moving on. We will miss Sparky and highly recommend it to anyone introducing kids to paddling.
    Date published: 2014-04-02
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from weight limit This is not suitable for people 120 lb and up to the weight limit of 140 lbs. It becomes unstable. No back rest is a con. My friend is 120lbs 4.11 feet the size of a teen and he had a very hard time with this. Perhaps a person under 120lbs would do just fine.
    Date published: 2014-04-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extraordinary for children We bought two of these a year ago and could not be happier with our purchase. Our five year olds learned to paddle on these and once they got control of their paddles (about two days) they were unstoppable. Even when power boats sent some decent wake into the cove, the boat stayed nice and stable. Important to note, this is a child's boat, meant to foster the love of paddling�?� it does exactly that. Kids have endless stores of energy so the problems tracking and other efficiencies grown ups value in a boat don't seem to bother anyone. In fact my 11 and 9 year olds prefer the sparky to their own sit inside boats.
    Date published: 2014-04-02

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