Adirondack 13.6

13' 6"
Width (in)
Weight (lb)

Adirondack 13.6 Options

  • Kevlar Fusion

    36 lb
    Kevlar/aramid Composite
  • Carbon Fusion

    34 lb
    Carbon Composite

    Adirondack 13.6 Description

    The Adirondack 13.6 is the big brother to the 12 and offers the same accessible cockpit, but with more generous volume spread over a longer hull to increase comfort and security. The large watertight storage compartments allow the adventurous paddler to take this boat on an overnight or load it up with gear for a big day out.

    Adirondack 13.6 Specs and Features

    • Structure: Rigid / Hard Shell
    • Cockpit Type: Sit Inside
    • Seating Configuration: Solo
    • Ideal Paddler Size: Average Adult
    • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
    • Ideal Paddler Size: Average Adult
    • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

    Additional Attributes

    • Contour Rubber Handles
    • Stainless Steel Security Bar
    • High Back Seat with Lumbar Support
    • Comfort Side Pads
    • Adjustable Foot Braces

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    Adirondack 13.6 Reviews

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    I have two adirondack kayak…

    Submitted by: paddler416256 on 2/6/2018

    I have two adirondack kayak one was the original prototype I liked it so well I had a second one made for me last year I taking multiple trips to Lake Erie and Michigan in heavy winds and seas in Handel's admirably. In river or lake the handling, stability, and all day comfort is second to none great for fishing out of


    Boat is light Tracks well …

    Submitted by: hug544 on 8/21/2014
    Boat is light Tracks well Very stable The company stands behind their product and goes out of their way to satisfy their customers Love the boat.

    I have the Kevlar model. I…

    Submitted by: paddler233461 on 1/6/2010
    I have the Kevlar model. I agree with the first review completely. I regret not having the skeg which I could have used on tours, however I was able to manage this very stable boat even fully loaded in windy 7 ft waves. - Swift will add this later for me if I want. Since I am very tall, I have to have the large cockpit, which has turned out to have a number of other advantages: easy to portage; I can use this boat on canoe routes no problem; easy access from docks and ladders and granite; easy access to camera food and extra clothing on day trips; emergency access from the water is relatively simple. At 34lbs the Kevlar version is one of the lightest tour-able boats on the market - throw it on the roof and paddle for an hour if you want as well. It was no problem carrying gear for a 4 day trip as well. I just love this kayak!!

    Dave Yost has done it again…

    Submitted by: paddler231318 on 9/17/2005
    Dave Yost has done it again with the Swift Adirondack 13.6 It paddles like a canoe, and has a deck! It has a cockpit big enough to bring your dog, a bunch of gear, and still have room to move. The boat is very stable, tracks well without a skeg, tracks like it's on rails with the skeg down, and has unbelievable glide. It's like the energizer bunny... just keeps going and going. It handles small waves with ease and is almost unaffected by wind. I've spent almost three hours in the boat at one time with no discomfort. It's not quite as fast as a full length (17'+) boat, but gets under way with a minimum of effort and once up to speed, requires little to keep it moving along nicely (me, dog & gear by the way = 240 lbs). I've been paddling canoes and kayaks for 40+ years, and this is one sweet boat! Guaranteed...if you paddle it, you'll love it.

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