Perception Essence 17.0 Touring Kayak
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17.0 for long rides and the 16.5 for a little more maneuverability.
Grab your map, stash your touring gear in storage hatches, and settle into the comfort of the Perception Essence 17.0 Touring Kayak. Built for long-haul paddling, this boat pierces through choppy conditions and tracks straight as an arrow with its height-adjustable drop skeg. Adjustable foot and thigh braces and ergonomically-padded EXP seating take the bite out of sitting for extended periods of time. Take the week-long sea voyage you've been dreaming of because this long boat was built for expeditions.
- Zone EXP seating, thigh braces, and Slidelock foot braces offer adjustable support and comfort fit for touring
- TruTrak Skeg system uses a retractable skeg so you can determine how your boat tracks, a little lose when up or straight as an arrow when down
- A bow, stern, and center day hatch keeps your gear dry and safer under rubberized hatches that seal down
- Bulkheads inside each hatch separate compartments
- Bungee rigging on the deck gives you a place to stash a waterproof map or an extra layer that you need quick access to