Rambler 9.5

9' 6"
Width (in)
Weight (lb)

Rambler 9.5 Description

This playful sit-on-top is easy to paddle for fun seekers of all ages and skill levels in lakes, ocean bays, light surf or even slow rivers.

Light and easy to manage, the Rambler is still packed with features. The center console is perfect for fishing accessories; a roomy tankwell holds plenty of gear, and a recessed storage tray offers more access right at your fingertips.

Rambler 9.5 Specs and Features

  • Structure: Rigid / Hard Shell
  • Cockpit Type: Sit on Top / Open Cockpit
  • Seating Configuration: Solo
  • Ideal Paddler Size: Average Adult
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Ideal Paddler Size: Average Adult
  • Skill Level: Beginner

Additional Attributes

  • Molded-In Seat
  • Sit-on-top Seat
  • Molded-In Foot Wells
  • Tankwell with Bungee
  • Molded-In Side Handles
  • Kayak Karrier (Bow and Stern)

Rambler 9.5 Reviews

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This is a nice kayak.I have…

Submitted by: Kayakgirl79 on 7/29/2019

This is a nice kayak.I have the blue,white and purple one. Took sharp turns well. Not recommended for new ones to kayaking.Stand up was nice. Very stable and we'll made.


Sit on top easy in and out…

Submitted by: paddler458346 on 7/30/2018

Sit on top easy in and out but very poor tracking and slow.


I really love these little…

Submitted by: paddler453591 on 7/16/2018

I really love these little sit-on-top kayaks. We bought three of these to add to our two sit-in Old Town Kayaks. We wanted something that sat low and was self bailing so that we could go down our local River with ease and not have to worry about taking on water. When we do river kayaking we are just there for the fun, playing, and hitting Rapids. I love getting wet on the river so these are perfect for small Rapids, getting in and out of the water, and generally horsing around. Also they are not so big my younger nieces and nephews couldn't paddle them. Stable and well-balanced, I weigh 230 pounds and it is easier for me to get in and out of these than it is to get in and out of my old towns. They track quite well considering how shallow a draft they have. Not the best for lakes, where we definitely prefer my old towns, but easier to Portage and tons of fun on our local rivers.


This was my first kayak and…

Submitted by: paddler236926 on 7/7/2016
This was my first kayak and for a cheaper kayak it's not awful but the tracking is horrible and the footwell is so small my feet don't fit to get into a comfortable seating position. The seat isn't bad it's not great. Without scupper plugs plan on a wet but if you weigh over 100#. It was a great beginning lower priced option to see how you like padding. I fished a lot out of it pretty stable not stand up stable but much better than a sit in kayak.

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