Lightweight Sit On Top Kayak or Touring Sit On Top Kayak
The Tootega Kinetic 100 Hydrolite is a lightweight sit on top kayak for the solo paddler. This sit on top kayak features a retractable kayak skeg to give enhanced directional stability. With this in mind, it is well suited towards gentle river cruises, exploring the coat line and also gentle trips along your local canal. As this is a lightweight sit on kayak, it is also well suited towards people who may want to carry it on the roofrack of a motorhome.
Tootega have designed the Kinetic 100 Hydrolite with the same great passion as all there other sit on top kayak models. One of the biggest selling points of Tootega is the fact they are British made sit on kayaks.
The Kinetic 100 Hydrolite is based around a self-bailing hull system. So in the event of a capsize, you can simply turn the sit on kayak back the correct way. At this point, the water will easily drain stright back out. This really does maximise the safety of kayaking. The Kinetic 100 features a large moulded in seat unit which offers great comfort, there are then three areas for storge. A front storage hatch, a centrally located twist kayak hatch and also a rear tank storage well. The rear tank well is then secured with bungee elastics. When it comes to man handling the Kinetic 100, this is very easy. There are large front, rear and side carry / grab handles. The final great feature of this sit on top kayak is the retractable kayak skeg. This really will improve the paddling performance of this kayak, it will really keep it in a straght line, offering greater speed. The kayak skeg is located at the rear of the kayak and is controlled by a rope control that is located in the middle of the kayak, adjacent to the storage hatch.
Boat Dimensions and Weights
Tootega Kinetic 100 Hydrolite
Length - 310cm
Width - 74cm
Depth - 35cm
Volume - N/A Litres
Weight - 18Kg
Recommended Paddler Weight - Up to 140Kg