Sit on Top Kayak Information & Advice
At Fatyak we have a whole range of sit on top kayaks to buy. We believe that sit on top kayaks are the bees knees when it comes to paddling for a number of reasons and are really passionate about our products.
What sit on top kayaks do Fatyak produce?
Fatyak produce a range of sit on top kayaks for sale to suit all levels of paddler in different situations.
This is a small kayak, specifically designed for children, beginners or paddlers wanting to mess around on the waves. The Surf is easily maneuverable and easy to carry, even for kids!
We also have a lightweight version of this product: the Fatyak
Surf Lite. This is our lightest kayak at only 14kg!
For adults wanting a great all-round kayak good on coastal and inland waters we have the Fatyak Kaafu Kayak. This is our most popular kayak.
For the more serious paddler, or for someone who will get more use out of their kayak, the Adventure S Kaafu Kayak is the one to go for. It is the same model as the Kaafu, just made of a much stronger and lighter material.
For adults wanting a tandem kayak for enjoying the water with a partner or for touring – the Fatyak Mahee Kayak. This kayak can also be paddled solo, with the paddler in the rear seat.
We have a lighter and more durable version of this kayak for advanced paddlers for whom durability and weight is a factor, the Adventure S Mahee Tandem Kayak.
For anglers we have the fully kitted out Kaafu kayak with all the extras a fisherman needs in this Kaafu Fishing Kayak.
For anglers wanting to share their experience with a friend, we have the double seater. This can also be paddled solo from the rear seat leaving more space for equipment. Fishing Specific Kaafu Kayak and the Fishing Specific Mahee Tandem Kayak.
An example of our most popular sit on top kayak – the Kaafu:
What is a sit on top kayak?
A sit on top kayak is just that; a kayak that you sit on top of, rather than inside of. The paddler is still slightly sunk into the well of the kayak, but getting in and out is very easy.
Firstly, the kayaker is not trapped in the event of a capsize. Secondly, they are virtually unsinkable, having air between the inner and outer hulls as well as self-bailing scuppers. Thirdly, they are fantastic for carrying kit and equipment with numerous places to store things, both inside watertight compartments and in wells underneath bungee cords.
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