The 12' 6" touring board from Xterra is one of the best boards out there in the touring class. I have paddled several and this one sets the bar high. Some are more expensive, but you will not find a better board.
Very responsive design and outstanding stability.Perfect length. Stylish and highly manageable for beginner or pro.
Island hopping, surf play and camping.
It is really simple: The 138 is labeled as a recreational kayak, but this yak is so much more: As for speed; not bad with the right paddle: As for tracking; it is as good as one can get with a 28" wide boat: Stability is very good: The most important point I need to make is it's ability to get you to safety: I have been in straight five foot waves with her on Lake Erie and 3-5 on Pymatuning Lake with a 20 mile per hour sustained wind: Call me crazy, but this kayak can do amazing things. Her only drawback is the 60lbs. of weight at the end of the day. Clearly a ten