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Fusion

by Lightspeed Kayaks

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Love my Fusion! I have had this kayak for 9 years…

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Love my Fusion! I have had this kayak for 9 years and still like it and use it 2-3 times a week in the winter and every day all summer. It is surprisingly fast and I can keep up with longer kayaks. I use it in the ocean and take it up some rivers. It is light enough for me to get on the roof of my car and take it to a lake. I believe Lightspeed kayaks are a best kept secret. I have used their Phoenix kayak and it is a very good touring kayak as well. I had to have a repair done which fortunately Lightspeed is only a few miles away from where I live and they serviced it at a very reasonable cost. Can honestly highly recommend this company.

I love my Fusion kayak, it's light, easy to load and unload…

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I love my Fusion kayak, it's light, easy to load and unload and I love how it tracks in the water. It's also a very comfortable ride.

Based on the absence of reviews for their products, Lightspeed seems to…

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Based on the absence of reviews for their products, Lightspeed seems to be a best kept secret. I recently bought a Lightspeed Fusion - my second kayak. I've only been kayaking a bit over a year but wanted something less recreational and more touring than my Pungo Duralite - a great boat in its own right. But I also wanted something with good stability and easy access - I don't like cockpits I have to squeeze into.

I did my research - not much opportunity to really try out different boats when you live in Arizona. I found Lightspeed and the Fusion on the Internet. Well, the Fusion is thermomolded, only 38 lbs and easy to carry and load up on the rack on the back of our truck, with double storage compartments and bulkheads, and an easily adjustable foot peg system.

Fit and finish is first rate - red over white - striking good looks. It's got a large cockpit opening so it's easy for older, less flexible guys like me to get in and out of with a very comfortable seat. I've been out twice in it and it tracks straight, even into the wind without weathercocking. It's got good glide and is very stable. There's plenty of deck rigging for strapping down spare paddles and whatever else you want. The storage compartments stay dry. At 12 feet, it's a manageable length that's perfect for the lake kayaking I do. I'll update this as I get to use the boat more...