Inflatable Kayak Reviews Archive

The NRS MaverIK II is an excellent inflatable kayak for both beginners and intermediate paddlers. This popular model delivers the same great performance and durability of the NRS MaverIK I, but in a larger tandem configuration. The NRS MaverIK II boasts high rocker angles and an increased waterline. These two features mean that it can track well in calm water and can easily go through choppy river waves. Northwest River Supplies (NRS) is a neat company — it’s owned by its employees, which means that they have a real interest in making sure that customers are satisfied and well-taken care of. When you choose to buy an inflatable kayak manufactured by NRS, you can expect first-class quality, great customer service, and honesty. In this NRS MaverIK 2 review, we’ll be discussing this popular model’s best features, specs, […]

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The AIRE Lynx I inflatable kayak is an extremely versatile solo kayak that is stable and easy to maneuver. Regardless of whether you want something for flatwater cruising or tricky class III whitewater sections, this well-built inflatable kayak does not disappoint. AIRE inflatable kayaks are known for their top-shelf build quality, and the Lynx I builds upon that reputation. Featuring the best in materials, design, and construction methods, this model is a great choice for beginner paddlers as well as the most experienced. In this AIRE Lynx 1 review, we’re going to cover the pros and cons, features, specs, and more. If you’re looking for a versatile inflatable kayak that comes with an outstanding warranty and is built to last a very long time, this is one that […]

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The largest inflatable kayak in the popular Explorer lineup, the Sea Eagle 420x is a 2 or 3 person kayak that is capable of supporting up to 855 pounds. Perfect for anyone who needs a roomy and durable inflatable kayak for hauling plenty of gear, the 420x offers a lot in the way of comfort and versatility. Sea Eagle has a longstanding reputation for making great inflatable kayaks. The family owned and operated company has been making inflatable watercraft since the 1960’s, and their excellent customer service and industry leading warranty coverage show that they are serious about standing behind what they make. In this Sea Eagle 420x Explorer review, we’ll be covering the standout features of this popular inflatable kayak, the materials and construction, […]

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If you’re looking for a super versatile tandem kayak that is tough as nails and a ton of fun to take out on the water, the Sea Eagle 380x Explorer is an inflatable kayak that should be on your radar. This is an extremely popular model that also works well as a solo kayak, and it can handle everything from fishing, whitewater, recreational paddling, and even sailing. We are big fans of the Sea Eagle brand. Sea Eagle has been making some of the best inflatable boats and kayaks on the water since the 1960’s, and their great customer service and outstanding warranty coverage shows that they are serious about standing behind their gear. In this review of the Sea Eagle 380x Explorer kayak, we’ll […]

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The Sea Eagle 300x Explorer is the perfect choice for kayakers who need a durable, versatile kayak that can do just about anything. The 300x is the smallest kayak in Sea Eagle’s popular Explorer lineup, and it’s a great choice for all-around solo kayaking. In 1968 Sea Eagle released their first inflatable kayak, breaking into the world of inflatable watercraft. Family owned and operated, Sea Eagle has continued to improve upon their earlier designs, creating one of the best inflatable kayak lineups available today. Inflatable kayaks have revolutionized the sport for many people, bringing an element of convenience and portability that traditional kayaks cannot match. In Sea Eagle 300x review, we will look at this popular inflatable kayak’s construction, durability, optional configurations, warranty, and more. […]

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The Sea Eagle Travel Canoe 16 (TC16) is truly a game changer, and it’s an excellent choice for canoeing and outdoor enthusiasts. The TC16’s overall quality and design are outstanding, and the amazing portability of this inflatable canoe gives it a big advantage over traditional canoes. If you love hitting the water for a day of canoeing but hate having to lug a bulky canoe around, Sea Eagle’s inflatable travel canoe is the perfect solution. With it’s innovative and patented all-drop stitch design, the TC16 is both packable and rugged. Sea Eagle has a long-standing reputation for manufacturing excellent inflatable boats and kayaks. Their many years of experience continues to give them an advantage over many newer startup companies, and the fact that they are […]

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The Advanced Elements Lagoon 2 (AE1033) is a great tandem recreational kayak for mild rivers, lakes, ponds, and other calm waters. The Lagoon 2 is the 2-person version of the popular Lagoon 1, sharing many of the same features that makes the latter great. With a highly visible orange hue accented with gray, the Lagoon 2 inflatable kayak is a sporty and stylish vessel perfect for a calm day out on the water. With a bow and stern strengthened by rigid panels, this kayak has excellent tracking performance for an inflatable kayak. In fact, the Advanced Elements Lagoon 2 handles well enough for just one person to maneuver it – you can even use the extra seat for storage, or bring along a large, furry, […]

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The Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame kayak (AE1012) combines the best features of folding frame and inflatable kayaks with the dependability of a hard shell. With built-in aluminum ribs to reinforce the bow and stern, the AdvancedFrame inflatable kayak tracks and performs extremely well in the water. The double coated Rip Stop fabric works with 3 layers of material to protect against cuts, scrapes, punctures, and leaks. Not only that, but Advanced Elements goes through a process of inflating, inspecting, and pressure testing all AdvancedFrame kayaks for a period of 24 to 48 hours for quality assurance. The AdvancedFrame is extremely difficult difficult to damage, but if something does happen, you can easily repair the kayak yourself with the included repair kit. With a quick and easy […]

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The Advanced Elements FireFly inflatable kayak (AE1020) is a great product for family fun on the water. With its compact and lightweight design, it ensures durability and safety for a leisurely trip on the water. This kayak is perfect for casual recreation in lakes and rivers, whether you’re floating along with the current or paddling around the lake. Based just outside San Francisco, CA, Advanced Elements specializes in inflatable paddle sports equipment and accessories, including inflatable kayaks and iSUPs. All Advanced Elements kayaks include a one year warranty, and the company is well-known for their excellent customer support. The Advanced Elements FireFly kayak is best for casual recreation on calm waters, which makes this entry-level kayak great for beginners. The FireFly weighs in at only […]

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The Sea Eagle 393rl RazorLite inflatable kayak is extremely lightweight but heavy on performance. A lightweight solo kayak best suited for intermediate and advanced paddlers, the popular RazorLite 393rl is 12’9″ in length and weighs in at just 28 pounds. Sea Eagle’s RazorLite inflatable kayak line was designed with a strong emphasis on speed, durability, and light weight. They’re the world’s first all-drop stitch inflatable kayaks — they offer excellent rigidity and are tough as nails. Sea Eagle has been making some of the best inflatable boats and kayaks money can buy since the 1960’s, and they continue to push the envelope when it comes to cutting edge design, durable construction, and the highest-quality features. In this Sea Eagle 393rl RazorLite review, we’re going to […]

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