The Perception Carolina series of sit-in touring kayaks are for beginner to intermediate paddlers who value comfort and stability in a boat that can easily explore all day on a wide range of waterways. The Perception Carolina 12.0 kayak’s category-leading comfort and versatility makes it the best value in touring kayaks. The incredible stability is perfect for new paddlers, while the experienced will appreciate its speed and agility.
The lighter weight of this 12-foot design makes it easy to carry and more maneuverable as you explore quiet coastal and inland waterways. Full days and overnights are a pleasure thanks to spacious dry storage and the deluxe comfort of a six-way adjustable seat.
Rudder Capable: Rudder capable to help steer in winds or currents (rudder sold separately)
Generous Storage: Front and rear dry storage with easy-on/off sealed covers for security and access to gear
Bungee Cord: Bungee cord lashes throughout the deck to secure gear within easy reach
Safety Lines: Reflective safety lines for low-light visibility and ease of re-entry
Maximum Flotation: Bulkhead flotation foam adds buoyancy on the water
Premium Comfort: Extra cushy ergonomic Zone DLX Seat with adjustable backrest for optimal support and comfort
Leg Padding: Leg padding along cockpit edge for comfort and support
Spacious Cockpit: Spacious easy-entry cockpit is spray skirt compatible for added dryness
Easy to Carry: Optimized design and construction makes this boat easier to carry at only 49 lbs
Multiple Footrests: Accommodate paddlers of all sizes for maximum comfort
V-shaped Hull: V-shaped hull with soft chines combines stability and speed