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Sound 100 XE

by Elie
  • 10' Length
  • 28" Width
  • 41.5 Weight (lbs)
  • MSRP

This Product Has Been Discontinued

The Sound 100 XE has been replaced by the Sprint 100XR

Sound 100 XE Description

The Sound 100 XE is the perfect all-around performance boat for ponds, quiet lakes or slow, deep rivers. Entry and exit is easy, thanks to a roomy cockpit opening and there's plenty of storage bow and stern. It is fast, stable and easy to lift on and off the top of a car. Its popular quick lock hatch is the ultimate in quick and easy access.

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Sound 100 XE Reviews


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Sound 100 XE Specifications

  • Seating Configuration: Solo
  • Weight: 41.5 lbs
  • Length: 10'
  • Width: 28"
  • Max Capacity: 300 lbs
  • Primary Material: Polyethylene Plastic

Sound 100 XE Features

  • Structure: Rigid / Hard Shell
  • Cockpit Type: Sit Inside
  • Storage: Stern Hatch

Recommended Usage

  • Activity Type: Touring
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water, River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Duration: Day Trip
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
  • Ideal Paddler Size: Average Adult, Larger Adult

Sound 100 XE Reviews

Read reviews for the Sound 100 XE by Elie as submitted by your fellow paddlers. All of the reviews are created and written by paddlers like you, so be sure to submit your own review and be part of the community!

After two years of owning...

After two years of owning the Elie Sound 100 XE, I feel like I can give it an honest review. The Sound 100 XE has been a fantastic recreational kayak for me. So far, I have used it on one river and at least a dozen different lakes and reservoirs. The size of some of the waves I have steered her through has been pretty impressive. While it may not keep quite as straight of a line as a touring kayak, it does a fantastic job for a recreational kayak. My furthest paddle so far has been just over 10 miles on a large reservoir in Wyoming, and the Sound 100 XE made it much more effortless than I would have ever expected 10 miles of paddling to be. Durability has not been an issue after two years. I have had no problems at all. If you're looking for a recreational kayak for use on lakes and easier rivers, you will not be disappointed with this boat.

I bought my 10' ELIE Sound...

I bought my 10' ELIE Sound as my 1st kayak. It handles very well in came waters for beginners or someone who is around lakes most of the time. I did take it out on the river when there were 2' waves and it handled them very nicely but I would recommend buying a spray skirt when doing that. I did have a little water in the cockpit but it loved the waves and responded nicely. I would highly recommend this kayak to anyone who would like to go out and just relax on the water. It is easy for most people to carry by yourself The cockpit is easy to get in and out of. The only downfall is that it is slow.

Great kayak made of...

Great kayak made of polyurethane. Extremely comfortable seat and slick hatches

The Elie Sound 100 XE has...

The Elie Sound 100 XE has great maneuverability and perfect for recreational kayak. Its 42 pound weight make it way to carry, especially with the handles. Very easy to get in and out of the kayak with its wide cockpit. It also has beverage holder which is simpler than having to hold on to, or tied to the bow or not having one at all. Perfect kayak for river kayaking.

We bought the Elie Sound...

We bought the Elie Sound 100 for my wife as a starter kayak. She loves it, but it is a little tight for me - 6'1" versus her 5'5" frame . When I used it, it tracked well and turned pretty quickly. Construction seems pretty good - but the decals peel off as others have mentioned. It is pretty light and she has no problem carrying it.

Overall a very good first, starter kayak. I don't think she will 'out grow' it anytime soon. Me, I need a larger boat to be comfortable in.

Sound 100 XE

by Elie