Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame Kayak

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Easy to store and transport, this rugged inflatable uses an aluminum frame to create a rigid hull that offers plenty of on-board storage, tracks straight and performs much like a hard-shell kayak.

- REI

The Advanced Element's, AdvancedFrame is a hybrid of a folding frame kayak and an inflatable kayak. Utilizing built-in aluminum ribs in the bow and stern, it slices through water like a knife and rivals the trackability of hard-shell kayaks. The stern acts as a skeg, increasing the tracking performance. It uses extremely durable materials in a 3-layer construction and features many high-end components. There is plenty of on-board storage room for extended trips. It sets up in just a few minutes and is compact enough to take along on a weekend adventure.

- CampSaver.com

Advanced Elements Advanced Frame Inflatable Kayak - The Advanced Frame is a combination of the best of folding frame kayaks and inflatable kayaks. The Advanced Frame kayak's bow slices through water like a knife and tracks just as well as any hard shell kayak. Built-in aluminum ribs help define the bow and stern and improve maneuverability greatly. The stern also acts as a skeg, further increasing the kayak's tracking performance. The Advanced Frame IK uses 3 layers of extremely durable materials to resist the chance of puncture. The heavy-duty 30-gauge PVC main chamber is protected by a high density polyurethane-coated polyester inner cover and a tough PVC Tarpaulin with 1000 Denier Polyester outer layer. A double layer of material on the bow and stern, and welded-on landing plates increase protection when beaching the kayak. There is plenty of on-board storage room for extended trips

- Outdoorplay

The AdvancedFrame kayak, by Advanced Elements, is an excellent high performance inflatable ocean kayak. Designed as a hybrid between a folding frame kayak and an inflatable kayak, the AdvancedFrame sets up within minutes. The bow cuts through the water like a hot knife through jello and rivals the trackability of hard-shell kayaks and the skeg tracking fin, increases performance. Designed with plenty of on-board storage room for extended trips and 3 layers of material for durability, this lightweight kayak is perfect for the solo paddler. SPECIAL FEATURES:Hull Design: Built-in aluminum ribs define the bow and stern and improve tracking.Durable: 3 layers of material for extreme puncture resistance.Easy To Set Up: PreAssembled at the factory. Simply unfold, inflate and attach the seat.Comfortable: High support, adjustable padded seat provides comfort for hours of paddling.Style: Looks and paddles similar to a rigid hard-shell kayak with the portability of an inflatable.SPECIFICATIONS:Length: 10'5"Width: 32Weight: 36 lbs (16 kg)MaxWt.: 300 lbs (136 kg)Color: Red/GrayFEATURES:New advanced inflation valvesInflatable coaming for attaching a spray skirtDurable double coated fabricBungee deck lacingMolded rubber handlesReinforced bow and stern seamHard edge bow/sternLarge storage compartmentWelded seamsNeoprene paddle guardAdjustable back supportD-ring tie downSkeg tracking finRip stop fabricACCESSORIES INCLUDED:Carrying Duffel BagFolding SeatRepair KitOwners Manual

- Mountains Plus