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How to choose a kayak

Whether you plan to use your kayak for a relaxing paddle around the lake with the family, a brisk morning workout or a mode of transportation, we’ll help you choose a kayak that best suits your needs and skill level.  

Types

Sit-in kayaks are great for cooler days. Find the one that’s right for you
Explore our assortment of fun and easy sit-on kayaks
Discover our tandem kayaks, perfect for sharing
Explore these kayaks specially made for fishing

Size

The length of a kayak determines how fast and how easy to carry it is
Wide kayaks are more stable while narrow kayaks are faster
Consider your height and size before choosing a kayak
Check the kayak’s weight limit to make sure it can hold you and your gear

Types

Size