The lighter weight of this 12-foot design makes it easy to carry and maneuver as you explore quiet coastal and inland waterways. Full days and overnight excursions are a pleasure thanks to spacious dry storage compartments and deluxe comfort of a six-point adjustable seat.
Need a simple and lightweight grab-n-go recreational kayak? Old Town Heron 9 may be a good option. Measuring just 9'6" and weighing only 37 lbs, this boat is stable enough for beginners and has foam bulkheads for safety. Two flush-mount rod holders make it suitable for an occasional fishing trip as long as you're OK with the paddle sitting on your lap while you cast.
Old Town Heron 9XT is a sensibly priced kayak designed to provide maximum comfort for new paddlers and experienced recreational boaters alike. It can become a great companion for any water-based adventure on your local lake or flat river or even an occasional fishing session.
Not all light touring kayaks need to be expensive and cumbersome for transportation and storage.
Perception's Carolina 14 has an optimized, ultralight weight, offers on-point performance and is quite easy to maneuver, despite its 14-foot length.
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