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Santee 120 Sport

  • 12' Length
  • 28" Width
  • 42 Weight (lbs)
  • $ 1,199 MSRP

Santee 120 Sport Description

Meet the upgraded Santee 120 Sport. Twelve feet of super stable, super sexy, super lightweight kayak with excellent tracking, stylish aesthetics and - new for 2017 – a First Class Frame Seat for ultimate comfort. Designed with a hard-chined hull for superior performance and a generous sport cockpit for easy entry and exit, the Santee 120 Sport has exceeded expectations for a recreational kayak. In addition to the new frame seat that removes easily to lighten the boat for transport, the deck incorporates comfortable grab handles, bungees both bow and stern, a security bar behind the seat, and an innovative 10-inch hinge hatch that makes it super easy to access your gear. This lightweight super-stable model has set a high bar on styling and comfort in an attractive array of colors that are enhanced by creative lines and curves that can be found from bow to stern. At 12’ long and 28” wide, the Santee 120 Sport is generous in fit, high on confidence, easy on the back, and kind to the wallet. Enlighten yourself by experiencing a Hurricane.

Available with Sport Console: $1,299

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Santee 120 Sport Specifications

  • Seating Configuration: Solo
  • Weight: 42 lbs
  • Length: 12'
  • Width: 28"
  • Max Capacity: 325 lbs
  • Cockpit Dimensions (L × W): 55.00 × 24.00"
  • Primary Material: Thermoform ABS Plastic

Santee 120 Sport Features

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

Additional Attributes

  • Stern Bulkhead, ABS Plastic: Provides flotation & storage
  • 10-inch Stern Hinge Hatch: Storage compartment access
  • Bow & Stern Deck Bungee: Storage for dry bag & gear
  • Paddle Holder: Secures paddle to deck
  • Security Bar: Cable lock your boat to the car or in storage
  • Outfitting: First Class Frame Seat and foam thigh pads
  • Twist-loc footbrace system: Easy adjustment from seated position
  • Molded Grab Handle, Bow & Stern: Comfortable grip when carrying kayak during portage
  • 55-inch XL Cockpit: Easy entry & Exit, accommodates small child or pet
  • OPTIONAL: Sport Console

Recommended Usage

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

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Santee 120 Sport Reviews

Read reviews for the Santee 120 Sport by Hurricane Kayaks 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!

This kayak replaces my...

This kayak replaces my older, heavier one which I happily paddled for 17 years. The only reason I am not giving 5 stars now is because I'm still breaking it in. It's not as stable as my older one but that is to be expected. My old stiff joints like the larger cockpit but that advantage is lost if I put the console in place first. Gotta practice getting in then attaching the console. I really appreciate the weight. It's ridiculously easy to put on top of my van and even easier to carry to the water. All in all, this kayak and I will become good friends.

This is my first...

This is my first lightweight kayak. It tracks well in the Hudson River and takes swells and wakes well. Its tippier than a heavy poly kayak, so its best to have some experience. I am only 5'3" and can lift it. The seat removes so it makes it 5 lbs lighter. The seat is comfy but i also use a lumbar inflatable pillow to make it super comfy for long paddles. Cockpit is generous and the sport console is nice. I have the mango color and its so pretty.

Boat is well made with one...

Boat is well made with one of the better finishes if you like a clean shiny boat.  Easy to use and fairly lightweight if you need to lift it on to overhead roof rack. Tracks very well for that size boat. Using it on rivers and lakes, you will be happy in the size, comfort and handling.

I often paddle a Santee...

I often paddle a Santee 120 Sport when visiting friends in Virginia; they have two, so I don't always feel I need to bring my own boat. It is relatively light, very stable, easy to move through the water and control, and has an even more generous cockpit than what I need - which is large! One of the things I particularly appreciate is the ease with which one can adjust the foot pegs. It's not my boat - unless I was the last one to paddle, they are always in the wrong place! It handles chop well, and rides the swells with ease on the lower Potomac River. The only thing I can say that is negative is that the lines are not as pretty as my well loved Eddyline Sandpiper.