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  • 17' 3" Length
  • 19.75" Width
  • $ 4,985 MSRP

Latitude Description

The Latitude grew out of fact that so many mid-sized paddlers enjoyed the quickness and light edge of the Pilgrim Expedition when we wanted to paddle a longer boat, but without the additional width and volume of the Explorer. The Latitude is fitted with the adjustable, high performance composite seat available in two widths, a long keyhole cockpit for excellent grip and control, a low rear deck for easy rolling, and a sloping bulkhead behind the seat for quick efficient emptying by simply lifting the bow. No x-rescue is necessary. The Latitude’s extended knee bumps have moved forward for the longer legged pilot. This kayak is similar to the Pilgrim Expedition, with the stern being lengthened by 2 inches. This extra volume has been added immediately behind the cockpit to reduce the amount that the stern of the kayak squats when being paddled forwards.

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Latitude Specifications

  • Seating Configuration: Solo
  • Length: 17' 3"
  • Width: 19.75"
  • Max Capacity: 195 lbs
  • Primary Material: Carbon Composite
  • Material Description:

    Hybrid 50/50 layup: carbon/kevlar deck, seat, and bulkheads to reduce weight, and standard expedition fiberglass hull for durability

Latitude Features

  • Structure: Rigid / Hard Shell
  • Cockpit Type: Sit Inside
  • Rudder/Skeg: Skeg/Fin
  • Storage: Bow Hatch, Stern Hatch, Day Hatch / Midship

Additional Attributes

  • Front Bulkhead: Custom 35"
  • Footrests: Yakima installed
  • Keel Strip: None
  • Skeg: Kari slider with new composite box
  • Extras: Custom front bulkhead; Spray gel; Clear foredeck dragon

Recommended Usage

  • Activity Type: Touring, Expedition
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water, Open Water/Ocean
  • Duration: 2-3 Day Trip, Extended Trip
  • Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced
  • Ideal Paddler Size: Average Adult

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I have owned several...

I have owned several kayaks and recently purchased a latitude from southern sea kayaks paddled it now for about four months l am 5ft 11 70 kg .l can not fault this kayak fast , edges so easy for a long kayak very manoverable,loaded or unloaded feels great.rolling it so easy,and in the rough stuff feel fantastic can't recommend this kayak highly enough. Gives me so much confidence. I love it