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Most Popular Kayaks of 2018

Most Popular Kayaks Thus Far in 2018

Most Popular Kayaks of 2018 - Paddling.com

The summer weather may be drawing to a close, but this year's paddling season is far from over! As we reflect on another amazing season, we thought it'd be fitting to share some of the most popular kayaks so far in 2018. 

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Pescador Pilot

Pescador Pilot by Perception

A premium 12'5" pedal drive fishing kayak that is stable, comfortable, and allows you to fish hands-free all day without breaking the bank. Switch to hands free fishing and get more performance, comfort, features, and storage than any kayak at this price. Visit perceptionkayaks.com and find the nearest authorized Perception dealer near you.

Sandpiper 130

Sandpiper 130 by Eddyline

The Sandpiper 130 has a large cockpit, a removable Cloud 10 seat, and roomy hatches with lots of storage space for all of your gear. Large cockpit for ease of entry. Bring a dog, a camera, the groceries, or a fishing rod. Paddle in comfort, then use the seat on a beach. Find a dealer near you at eddyline.com.

Mirage Outback

Mirage Outback by Hobie

ALL-NEW 2019 Mirage Outback. We accomplished the impossible. We made the world's best pedal kayak even better. Redesigned to meet all your angling needs. It comes standard with all the bells and whistles, including the MirageDrive 180 with Turbo fins. You can find a place to buy the Mirage Outback on Hobie's website using their dealer locator.

Mako 10

Mako 10 by Riot Kayaks

New in Riot's 2018 line-up, the Mako SOTs are available with or without the new Impulse Drive pedal system, as well as in an angler version with Impulse Drive. 

TRAK 2.0

TRAK 2.0 by TRAK Kayaks

TRAK Kayak 2.0 is the next generation TRAK. After 10 years of watching, listening and learning, TRAK has created the Ultimate Touring Kayak. TRAK talked to the kayaking community and asked them what they wanted in an ultimate touring kayak and TRAK 2.0 is the result. Visit TRAK's website to see info on pre-ordering.

Pinguino 145 Kit

Pinguino 145 Kit by Pygmy Boats

The Pinguino is a great choice for paddlers who want the quickness, lightweight, and joy of paddling a Pygmy, but prefer a roomier cockpit, and high initial stability. The Pinguino 145's larger cockpit and greater stability make it a perfect choice for fishing, photography, bird watching, or a relaxing day on the water.

Wahoo 10.5

Wahoo 10.5 by Kaku Kayaks

Released in 2017, the Wahoo 10.5 was designed for kayak fisherman wanting a compact yak without giving up performance, comfort or versatility. Top Load Gear Track, Aluminum Chair, Micro Powerpole integrated mounting.

Boss 12 SS

Boss 12 SS by Sun Dolphin

Sit-On/Stand-Up kayak. Catamaran hull design with a flat stable platform. Front/rear storage wells large enough for a milk crate or bucket. Non-slip pads and stand up strap. One swivel and four flush mount rod holders. Below deck storage. 

Sea Ghost 130

Sea Ghost 130 by Vibe Kayaks

The extra wide hull offers unmatched stability and handles everything from rivers to surf. The Sea Ghost 130 has all the features anglers demand like extra rod holders, large rear tank well, foot controlled rudder system, easy to reach front and rear hatches, tackle tray holders, center console for additional storage with a lid to mount additional equipment and so much more.

Equinox 10.4

Equinox 10.4 by Equinox Kayaks

The Equinox 10.4 was created with clear objectives to provide the kayaking enthusiast with a unique combination of quality and performance.

Avalon 120

Avalon 120 by Third Coast Paddlesports

The affordable, lightweight kayak tracks well on any lake, stream or river. Built for maximum back support, the exceptional seating system features a no slip bottom and plush upper back cushioning.

Viper 10.4 SI

Viper 10.4 SI by Viper Kayaks

Fun and super easy to paddle, the Viper 10.4 is a great entry level kayak with lots of interesting features!

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