Sit on top kayaks continue to grow in popularity, particularly amongst new and recreational kayakers. There is a similarity in hull design and performance between a sit on top kayak compared to a sit inside kayak. The obvious difference is the seating. A sit on top kayak has seating in a molded indention on top of the kayak, complete with backrest and footrest. This style of kayak is also offered as a sit on top fishing kayak, a very popular selection. Both varieties are available as a 1 or 2 person sit on top kayak.
One of the main perks of the sit on top kayak is the comfort. You will find that legroom is one of the biggest advantages of the sit on top kayak vs the sit inside kayak. This style of kayak is also particularly easy to get in and out of whether launching, returning to shore, or after a quick dip in the water. Snorkelers and scuba divers find them handy, and their versatility and paddling ease allows them to be used as both lake, river, and ocean sit on top kayaks.
We carry lightweight sit on top kayaks in a modular style made of durable High-Performance Thermoplastic (HTP) as well as inflatable sit on top kayaks manufactured from high grade 1000 Denier reinforced. Both the inflatable and modular sit on top kayaks get high praise for their durability, quality, and being made in the USA.