16' 8"
Width (in)
Weight (lb)

Double Vision Description

Like the entire Vision family, the Double Vision shares all the design, function, and performance of the solo Visions in a kayak for two. Offering high levels of stability and tracking, this boat will provide hours of paddling fun for the whole family. Current Designs' most popular selling tandem kayak, it features two keyhole cockpits that are spaced just far enough apart that paddlers won't "bump blades" if they get out of sync. As with the solo models, the Double Vision is constructed from a vacuum bagged composite hybrid layup which allows for an unsurpassed combination of light weight, stiffness, toughness and value.

Double Vision Specs and Features

  • Structure: Rigid / Hard Shell
  • Cockpit Type: Sit Inside
  • Seating Configuration: Tandem
  • Ideal Paddler Size: Average Adult
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
  • Ideal Paddler Size: Average Adult
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Additional Attributes

  • Current Designs Rudder
  • SmartTrack Foot Brace
  • Revolution Seating System
  • Available in Red/Smoke Only

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Double Vision Reviews

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Capable mid-level boat for a…

Submitted by: guest-paddler on 9/21/2020
Capable mid-level boat for a plastic tandem. The rounded hull design could benefit from some chines to help with the feel of the boat, holding an edge in waves, and a better feeling for the secondary stability. It holds a good amount of gear, the bulkheads and hatches keep your stuff dry and easily accessible, as well as adding safety in the form of additional buoyancy. The rudder helps it track quite well, and provides ease of turning. The seats are quite comfortable and the tilt and lumbar adjustments are a really nice touch. The rudder peddles stay in place and don’t rebound when you take your foot off, saving you a considerable amount of frustration. Also, it is nice that the forward rider has food braces. My only real concern with this boat is how well the hatches will hold up. I’m accustom previous kayaks which all had a hard hatch over a neoprene cover. Time will tell if these rubberized hatch covers will hold up, but one has already lost the bungee cord so doesn’t hold as tightly as it should. We’ll eventually upgrade to a composite boat to save our backs the weight, but this is a great boat for those looking for a seaworthy tandem that won’t break the bank. Overall, I’m pleased with this kayak and I’d definitely purchase it again.

I borrowed this from fellow…

Submitted by: guest-paddler on 9/11/2018

I borrowed this from fellow kayakers for a few hours on a group trip. It was very easy to paddle. Very stable, and tracked quite well. A little heavy for one person to lift, but no problem for two people. There was lots of room for storage and everything stayed dry. The spray skirt was a little loose, but still kept us dry.


This has been the best…

Submitted by: windshadowthree on 6/25/2018

This has been the best double kayak I have ever paddled! It was very roomy with lots of storage space and it was extremely stable. The owner of the kayak was kind enough to let me paddle it for several hours but refused to sell it to me, saying it was the best kayaks they ever paddled.


My wife and I started…

Submitted by: guest-paddler on 6/19/2018

My wife and I started kayaking after purchasing a smaller tandem in 2000. We moved on to other kayaks, but would occasionally break out the tandem once in a while. We loved paddling tandem, and it was a great boat for the price, but it was so short that we kept clanking paddles if we failed to keep our cadence exactly in sync. Storage was also lacking (no dry hatches). We always talked about buying a larger tandem and the features we wanted. A composite would reduce SOME of the weight, but the idea of having to baby something that LARGE, didn’t sound fun. We looked at all kinds of tandems online, composites and otherwise… but could never settle on one. Then, one day we saw the plastic version of Current Design’s Double Vision hanging in a local outdoor store… on sale. We researched and discussed it for a week, and then… it was ours. We knew the weight would be an issue on land, but once on the water… you wouldn’t know that it is THAT heavy (and we really load it down)! All that extra length, combined with doubling the paddle power… compensates well. Weight is easily managed on land with pneumatic kayak wheels. We car top it completely empty, then we load it up… once it is on the wheels. Then, we roll it to the ramp and remove the wheels. If it needs a little shove on the ramp… no problem! It’s plastic. A little dragging won’t hurt! Space is a big feature of this boat. It is very stable (which you want in a tandem), and the hatches are roomy. There is PLENTY of room in both cockpits for a small cooler between, and in front of your feet (drinks stay cooler in the shade)! The rudder is awesome, and makes precise control of the boat with two paddlers a breeze. It is easy to deploy. You steer with ONLY your toes, leaving a solid surface for your feet the rest of the time. Seats are nicely adjustable, and overall build quality seems solid. Two thumbs up!


I have rented many tandems…

Submitted by: jlosey on 9/1/2014
I have rented many tandems over the years, as we have some in our family (my wife, my daughter when she was younger) who either didn't want to, or weren't ready, to go solo. But I've never really liked tandems -- most are big, ponderous, and although stable, not very responsive -- like paddling a battleship.

We recently vacationed in Seattle, and rented kayaks to paddle around a bay off Bainbridge Island. My 14-year-old daughter and I had a Current Designs Double Vision (composite) tandem. It was, in a word, awesome. Light, fast, and quite maneuverable. There were times when I forgot I was in a tandem -- even when my daughter propped her feet up in the front and let me do all the work.
I highly recommend this Kayak.