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  • Rigid polyethylene hull withstands years of use without the need for maintenance
  • Touring-style hull offers excellent versatility; great for those seeking a boat for everything from ocean swells to local lakes
  • Peaked deck and upswept bow sheds water quickly and enhances speed, and progressive rocker enhances handling
  • Zone DLX seat features a foam-encased pocket that cradles the lower back
  • Seat back 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 of the ankles
  • Padded foam thighbraces may be repositioned to personalize cockpit for performance or comfort
  • Slidelock footbraces are easy to adjust from inside the boat; simply raise the black plastic rod to unlock and slide footbrace into desired position
  • Fully bulkheaded bow and stern hatches provide dry cargo storage for overnight trips
  • Cockpit-deployable skeg enhances tracking in rough water and windy conditions; sliding skeg controls are located on left side of cockpit
  • 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
  • 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
  • Perception Expression 14.5 kayak with skeg weighs approximately 51 lbs.

Made in USA.

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Best Use Sea Kayaking
Material(s) Polyethylene
Length 14 ft. 6 in.
Width 23.25 inches
Depth 13.5 inches
Weight 54 pounds
Cockpit Size 35.25 X 19.5 inches
Seat Type Padded / Foam
Number of Paddlers 1
Hatch Capacity Unavailable
Weight Capacity (lbs) 300 pounds
Tracking System Skeg
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