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Labrador Sea

by Swift Canoe & Kayak

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This kayak is built to travel long distances. Loads of storage…

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This kayak is built to travel long distances. Loads of storage at over 16 feet in length with a large, comfortable cockpit. I'm 6'1" and over 250 lbs. (working on losing extra weight gained after an injury to my spine pretty much keeps me off my feet) yet I found myself wondering how best to fill up the extra space I have for storage while paddling. It's pretty easy to hang things off the rim of the cockpit (apologies to any experienced paddlers out there who might be cringing).

It's also built for someone who's a more experienced paddler than I. The round bottom allows big waves to roll unhindered underneath the boat, but at my beginner skill level with nerve damage in my lower back it gets exhausting. However, I'm sure the average or better paddler who doesn't have to use a walker on land to get around would probably find this boat pure joy for day trips or long excursions.

I purchased my Swift Labrador Sea about four months ago. The…

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I purchased my Swift Labrador Sea about four months ago. The price was just too good to pass up. This Kayak is the largest of the models that Swift markets. The cockpit has room for a larger person and comes with stable foot rests. The front and rear storage areas are very roomy and have large hatches. My boat came with a skeg and I have since added a Smart Track rudder system. This boat needs neither. I only use the rudder in high wind/current conditions which you might encounter in open water. The water line length of this kayak is nearly the full lenght of the boat. I paddled a rotomold Carolina by Perception which is a good boat also but no comparison to my Labrador Sea. This boat is light and fast yet stable enough to fish from. I would definitely recommend this model to others.