Old Town Dirigo XT 120
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Old Town made the Dirigo XT 120 Kayak to provide you a comfortable experience while you float the cold rivers of Northern Maine. This 12-foot recreational kayak offers excellent stability and effortless control, while the extended keel keeps you tracking consistently. Novice and experienced paddlers alike will appreciate both the speed and maneuverability.
This feature-packed recreational kayak is designed for the casual paddler out for relaxation, fitness and fun – the compact size is easy to maneuver and car-top. New for 2011 is the addition of the Click Seal stern hatch. One quick click and your gear is stashed and locked in a safe, dry compartment. The roomy cockpit shape allows you to paddle with feet flat on the hull floor and knees up for a more natural and comfortable seated position. Foot braces can be adjusted even as you paddle. The Active Comfort Seat provides cushioning and easy adjustability. Front cockpit area features a dashboard with small waterproof compartment for your keys, wallet, cell phone or GPS. Rear watertight storage compartment opens with just the twist of a latch. Variable Layer Polyethylene construction creates a stiff, lightweight and efficient hull. Paddle park for stowing your paddle when you take a break. USA. Dimensions Overall 12' x 27¾"; cockpit 38" x 18½"; deck height 14". Capacity 350 lb. Weight 49 lb.
The Dirigo 120 by Old Town is a recreational kayak that paddles more like a touring boat. You can get the performance of a longer boat in a smaller more manueverable package. Old Town says of the Dirigo, "An instant success upon our 2005 introduction (it earned Paddler Magazine's Paddler's Picks Award), the revolutionary Dirigo family of recreational kayaks offers unparalleled comfort, control and beauty. Great for the casual paddler out for a little relaxation, fitness and fun." Buy one or two!
The Old Town Dirigo XT 120 kayak offers stability, speed and those special little extras that make you feel at home on the water. Featuring an updated stern hatch in 2011, the Dirigo XT 120 is perfect for casual paddlers looking to paddle lakes, bays and gentle rivers. Crafted from super-durable 3-layer polyethylene for affordability and a long life of easy care. Stabil-form(TM) hull design delivers outstanding stability and speed with exceptional tracking for its length. The Active Comfort System (ACS) seat offers a convenient and intuitive adjustment system. Orange pull straps provide 4 adjustments: backrest tilt, backrest height, lumbar support and thigh support. Lateral stabilizers lock the seat into the boat to maximize responsiveness; finger channels on the seating surface enhance airflow and drainage. ACS seat base uses a tri-laminate construction that's similar to a running shoe, providing support where you need it and softness where you want it. Thigh pads and adjustable footbraces personalize the boat fit to enhance stability and control while paddling. Glove-box hatch handily stores cell phones, keys and wallet inside a sealed compartment; built-in cup holder also included. New for 2011, the stern hatch seals with an audible "click," and a stern bulkhead helps keep contents dry. Bungee deck rigging at bow and stern secures extra gear on board; toggle carry handles offer convenient transport to and from the water. Safety perimeter line offers a handhold for re-entry in case of a wet exit. Paddle keeper holds paddle secure when taking pictures, birding or fishing.