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XWave Description

The XWave is a kayak brought to you by OT Sport. Read XWave reviews or submit your own review to share with the paddling community. Check out a few other kayak recommendations below or explore all kayaks to find the perfect one for you!

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XWave Reviews

Read reviews for the XWave by OT Sport 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!

I'm rating the xwave an 8...

I'm rating the xwave an 8 largely because I'm new to kayaking and have limited experience with other boats. I recently purchased an xwave and am very happy with it. All boats have their pros and cons so I'll try to address both. I tried several boats (Dagger, Perception, OT) before buying and found the xwave by far was the best tracking boat. Surprisingly it also had the best maneuverability. Because of its hull design, tighter cockpit, and included thigh braces, its an easy boat to lean and "carve" turns - even for a beginner. For some the tighter cockpit will be a downside. This boat may not be an option for larger paddlers. The other downside is its weight, at 57 lbs it's heavier than many comparable kayaks.

We love our XWaves!...

We love our XWaves! Comfortable, fun, stable, durable. The only drawback is their weight....but that is a minor inconvenience. We haven't tried them on a river yet, but they are awesome for lake touring. Great yaks!