Best Used Kayaks

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On top of everything, are Lifetime kayaks good?

If you would like a sit-in model kayak, this Lifetime model provides a reliable ride with good stability. A nice, longer kayak that is made for fishing and includes 2 storage compartments.

Quite as, do kayaks hold their value? If they are in good shape they quickly go down to half price in a few years. Then they hold pretty steady on the price unless repairs are needed. ... With cost of labor, materials and shipping having gone up so much in the last 10 years composite kayaks hold their value well.

In any event, should I get a paddleboard or kayak?

If you need to be able to go right away, a kayak might be for you. If you have an hour or so to get comfortable, though, the paddleboard is still an option. ... In general, kayaks are more stable than boards. If you really want to paddleboard, though, wider boards offer more stability.

Which kayak is better sit in or sit on?

All these features make the sit-on-top kayak a great choice for nervous paddlers, for warm environments and for paddling with kids who love to swim. The downside to sit-on-top kayaks is that you're guaranteed to get wet while paddling, while sit-inside kayaks allow you to stay dry.

BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021

Lifetime Muskie Angler Sit-On-Top Kayak with Paddle, Tan, 120""" (90508)

Lifetime Muskie Angler Sit-On-Top Kayak with Paddle, Tan, 120
  • Constructed of uv-protected high-density Polyethylene. Multiple footrest positions for different size riders. Stable flat bottom
  • Adjustable padded seat back and seat pad for comfort. Two flush mounted fishing rod holders. One top mount fishing rod Holder
  • Front and rear shock cord straps. Two 6" storage compartments in rear and center. One paddlekeeper, one adult black paddle
  • Front and rear t-handles for easy transport. Deep hull tracking channels
  • Stability chine rails. Durable high-density Polyethylene (HDPE) construction
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021

Pelican Sit-on-Top Kayak - Sentinel 100X - 9.5 Feet - Lightweight one Person Kayak (Fade Black Green/Light Khaki, Angler/Fishing) (MBF10P100-00)

Pelican Sit-on-Top Kayak - Sentinel 100X - 9.5 Feet - Lightweight one Person Kayak (Fade Black Green/Light Khaki, Angler/Fishing) (MBF10P100-00)
  • A multi chine flat bottom hull ensures the stability needed when casting lines and reeling in fish.
  • Measuring 9'6"" and weighing only 44 lb, the SENTINEL 100X ANGLER is incredibly easy to transport and store
  • Made using our patented Ram-X materials, the SENTINEL 100X ANGLER will be around for years of exciting experiences.The best way to clean your kayak is by using a mixture of mild soap and warm water
  • Comes equipped with the ExoPak, a removable storage compartment that fits perfectly into the tank well.
  • Our unique manufacturing process allows us to include additional flotation inside the hull of all of our sit-on-tops in order to meet or surpass ABYC Standards. Maximum capacity of 275 lb.
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021

Lifetime Youth Wave Kayak with Paddle, 6 Feet, Green

Lifetime Youth Wave Kayak with Paddle, 6 Feet, Green
  • Specifically designed for kids ages 5 and up; 130 LB weight capacity
  • Lightweight 18 Lb. design with molded finger handles on each side for easy transport
  • Sloped at the end with a swim-up step allowing rider to easily re-enter the kayak from the water
  • Contstucted of High Density Polyethylene for superior strength and durabilty
  • Multiple footrest positions for different size riders; backed by a 5-year limited manufacturer warranty
  • Perfect for Kids of All Ages-With 130 Lb Weight Capacity
  • Lightweight with Molded Finger Handles on each Side
  • Durable HDPE Construction with UV-Protection & Will Not Fade, Crack or Peel
  • Twin Fin Design Assists in Tracking and Surf Riding
  • Ergonomic Cockpit Design Enhances Balance and Motor Skills
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021

Intex Challenger K1 Kayak, 1-Person Inflatable Kayak Set with Aluminum Oars and High Output Air Pump

Intex Challenger K1 Kayak, 1-Person Inflatable Kayak Set with Aluminum Oars and High Output Air Pump
  • Nimble, durable kayak is made of durable welded material with eye catching graphics for added safety on the lake or slow moving river
  • Cockpit is designed for comfort and maximized space, and inflatable I beam floors add stability
  • Cargo net to store extra gear, and grab line on both ends of kayak; inflatable seat with backrest
  • Comes with 84 inch aluminum oar, repair patch and Hi output manual hand pump; Rugged vinyl construction
  • Measures 30 by 15 by 108 inches (W x H x D), with 27.2 pound weight and 220 pound maximum capacity
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021

Intex Explorer K2 Kayak, 2-Person Inflatable Kayak Set with Aluminum Oars and High Output Air Pump

Intex Explorer K2 Kayak, 2-Person Inflatable Kayak Set with Aluminum Oars and High Output Air Pump
  • Comfortable for Anyone: Kayak Includes an Adjustable Inflatable Seat With Backrest; Cockpit Designed for Comfort and Space
  • Dimensions: Inflated Size 10 Feet 3 X 3 Feet X 1 Feet 8 Inch; Maximum Weight Capacity: 400 Pounds
  • Directional Stability: Removable SKEG for Directional Stability
  • Increased Visibility: In Case of Emergency, Bright Yellow Color Helps Visibility
  • Made for Smaller Bodies of Water: Explorer k2 is Made for Smaller Bodies of Water Including Lakes and Mild Rivers
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021

Lifetime Youth Wave Kayak (Paddle Included), Blue, 6'

Lifetime Youth Wave Kayak (Paddle Included), Blue, 6'
  • Ergonomic Cockpit Design Enhances Balance and Motor Skills
  • Molded finger handles on each side of the kayak
  • Reverse chine for enhanced stability with swim-up step
  • Lightweight 18 lb. Design - 130 lb. Weight Capacity
  • Recommended for Ages 5 and Up with Adult Supervision - Paddle Included
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021

Pelican Maxim 100X Sit-in Recreational Kayak Kayak 10-Foot Lightweight one Person Kayak Perfect for Recreation, Yellow, One Size

Pelican Maxim 100X Sit-in Recreational Kayak Kayak 10-Foot Lightweight one Person Kayak Perfect for Recreation, Yellow, One Size
  • Lightweight and easy to carry with Front and Rear T-Handles for Easy Transport this Sit-In kayak has a maximum capacity of 275 lb. / 125 KG
  • Includes a Storage hatch with bungee cord and a Storage Platform with a Mesh Deck Cover to store all your gear for your trip on the water
  • The Shallow V Chine hull Design provides good stability and maneuverability while providing very good performance.Do not use chemical products or abrasives
  • Includes a Cockpit Table with bottle holder, Molded Footrests for Comfort and Secure Foot Bracing and a drain plug preventing water infiltration
  • The ERGOFORM Seating System includes a padded seat cushion and an adjustable padded backrest cushion providing better support
  • Sport type: Outdoor Lifestyle
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021

Lifetime Triton Angler 100 Fishing Kayak, Olive Green

Lifetime Triton Angler 100 Fishing Kayak, Olive Green
  • Stable hull design and integrated skeg for tracking performance
  • Multiple Footrest positions for different size paddlers - 275 lb. Weight capacity
  • Self-bailing scupper holes to drain water from the cockpit and tankwell
  • Tankwell storage with bungee cord lacing to secure loose items
  • Adjustable quick release seat back and seat pad for comfort
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021

Lifetime Youth Wave Kayak (Paddle Included, Pink, 6'

Lifetime Youth Wave Kayak (Paddle Included, Pink, 6'
  • Ergonomic Cockpit Design Enhances Balance and Motor Skills
  • Molded finger handles on each side of the kayak
  • Reverse chine for enhanced stability with swim-up step
  • Lightweight 18 lb. Design - 130 lb. Weight Capacity
  • Recommended for Ages 5 and Up with Adult Supervision - Paddle Included
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021

Sevylor Quikpak K5 1-Person Kayak

Sevylor Quikpak K5 1-Person Kayak
  • 5-minute setup lets you spend more time on the water
  • Easy-to-carry backpack system turns into the seat
  • 24-gauge PVC construction is rugged for lake use
  • Tarpaulin bottom and polyester cover provide durable protection from punctures
  • Multiple air chambers allow another chamber to stay inflated if one is punctured
  • Airtight System is guaranteed not to leak
  • Double Lock valves use two locking points for easy inflation/deflation
  • Spray covers block splashes to help keep you dry
  • D-Rings are an easy way to attach other equipment
  • Secure storage areas let you safely store items with bungees

4 More Questions Answered

How much should you pay for a used kayak?

Unfortunately, there is no set price that can be laid out for used kayaks as all boats are different. However, a good rule-of-thumb is to expect to pay anywhere from 50% to 75% of the kayak's current price when it is new.

Are Old Town kayaks good?

Old Town kayaks are built with quality materials and good craftsmanship. They are affordable and most have an average price of $500. They are lightweight and easy to transport.

How long will a kayak last?

10 years

What are the dangers of kayaking?

What Are the Real Risks in Kayaking?
  • Incorrect PFD Use. One of the biggest mistakes I see (and one that often has a pretty low perceived risk) is people not wearing their life vests when they kayak. ...
  • Sun Exposure. ...
  • Dehydration. ...
  • Lightning and Severe Weather. ...
  • Undercut Rocks. ...
  • Weirs and Dams. ...
  • Ships and Other Boats. ...
  • Inexperience.