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Eddyline Fathom Kayak with Skeg

Orange/White
Orange/White

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  • Designed to please both experienced paddlers and aspiring novices, the Eddyline Fathom features a good amount of initial stability to build confidence on multiday excursions
  • What really stands out about the Fathom is the quality construction that offers the looks and performance of a composite kayak with the durability of a plastic hull
  • Co-extruded ABS laminate creates a hull that rivals the qualities of fiberglass—Eddyline calls it Carbonlite 2000
  • Plastic is first shaped into a 2-layer sheet with durable interior and a an abrasion- and UV-resistant exterior
  • Then the sheet is thermoformed into the hull of the kayak using very high temperatures and a vacuum
  • This 2-layer plastic laminate offers incredible stiffness and a hard, glossy appearance that resists abrasion and impact
  • Because the hull is plastic, it can also be easily repaired
  • Hard chines midship and healthy degree of rocker enhance secondary stability
  • High secondary stability makes it easy to lean into edged turns and execute very tight turns
  • Full-volume front deck offers enough room for large paddlers, and the countoured thigh braces offer a secure fit for any size paddler
  • Sliding seat adjusts in relation to the thighbraces to enhance comfort
  • Low back deck makes it easy to execute a roll
  • Skeg is deployable in small increments to allow for fine-tuning in any condition
  • The Eddyline Fathom also features bulkheads, a recessed compass holder, and 3 day hatches with enough space to easily pack in overnight gear and then some

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Specs

Best Use Sea Kayaking
Material(s) Thermoformed ABS
Length 16 ft. 6 in.
Width 22 inches
Depth 13.5 inches
Weight 50 pounds
Cockpit Size 31.5 x 16.5 inches
Seat Type Padded / Foam
Number of Paddlers 1
Hatch Capacity (Bow) 4,234 / (day) 2,056 / (stern) 3,871 cubic inches
Weight Capacity (lbs) 340 pounds
Tracking System Skeg

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