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  • Stable design is well suited for flatwater, slow-moving rivers and moderate ocean swells and waves
  • Lightweight linear polyethylene construction offers dependable strength and durability
  • Rounded-V hull shape tracks well and turns easily
  • Seat well maximizes an otherwise narrow beam to accommodate fuller hips and shorter arms; designed by women for women
  • Seat well sits higher out of the water for a drier ride; beverage holder in front of seat
  • Comfort seat features extra padding on the bottom and seat back, providing optimal lumbar support
  • Molded-in tank well with adjustable gear straps, deck rigging and multiple accessory eyelets provide convenient options to stow and secure accessories
  • 2 side carry handles and bow-and-stern toggle handles make car topping quick and easy
  • Paddle keeper frees hands for photography, bird watching and fishing
  • Click-seal hatch offers dry storage for clothing and gear
  • Self-bailing scupper holes keep water from pooling inside; threaded drain plug
  • For a drier ride, scupper stoppers are available as accessories (not included); the Venus 11 requires 5 total scupper stoppers: 4 medium and 1 large
  • To help in the fight against breast cancer, 1% of Venus gross sales will be donated to the Breast Cancer Fund

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Best Use Flatwater Kayaking
Material(s) Polyethylene
Length 10 ft. 8 in.
Width 28.5 inches
Weight 44 pounds
Seat Type Padded / Foam
Number of Paddlers 1
Hatch Capacity Unavailable
Weight Capacity (lbs) 225 pounds
Tracking System None
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect river and beach kayak Venus is my favorite kayak for easy rivers, riding the waves at the beach and fishing. I own 4 kayaks and have paddled over 100.
Date published: 2015-06-10
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Is the paddle included in the price. If not, what kind do you suggest for this kayak?

Asked by: Doc Jim
The Venus 11 Sit-On-Top Kayak does not come with a paddle. The Aqua-Bound Sting Ray Paddle is a good all around paddle. The link below will help you choose the right size:
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-05-21

Can you get the Ocean venus 11 in the pink(fucia)color.

Asked by: heathclif
If you would like a color not found at, I encourage you to contact your nearest REI retail store and inquire about their Special Orders opportunity:
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20
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