Your #1 source for kayaking and canoeing information.               FREE Newsletter!
my Profile
Product Reviews > Kayaks > Pelican International > Sound 120 Add Your Review Now!

Reviews for Sound 120 Kayak by Pelican International


Rated: 2.5/10 Based On: 2 Reviews

Kayaks Image Kayaks Image Kayaks Image Kayaks Image Kayaks Image Kayaks Image Kayaks Image
Select Kayak to View in Buyers' Guide



09-02-2013
Submitted by: Send Email
Rating: 1 of 10

     You can do far better than the Sound 120. The construction and workmanship are poor and as you will see in other reviews on the Web is doesn't track well.
The Sound series is a two piece construction and the seam on mine began to split after a little over a year (I store my kayak in the garage in winter too!). Pelican International customer service was absolutely no help. Given the price point there are plenty of other better options available.

Submit your own review!

Win a DVD
07-27-2009
Submitted by: Send Email
Rating: 4 of 10

     I recently purchased the Pelican Elite Sound 120 and have had a most frustrating experience. The kayak was recommended by my local dealer as a good transitional craft. I am a relative beginner, although I have tried various canoes and kayaks and completed a 50 mile river trip in an 8' kayak where the primary characteristic was rough and wet weather. Thus, I was very surprised to find that I could not make the Sound 120 go straight to save my life! On the other hand, if you want to go in circles, the Sound 120 is the boat for you!

I finally resorted to an expert Licensed Maine Tour Guide to verify that the boat was the issue. Pros for this boat- it is spacious and the seat is very comfortable and easy to adjust, even on water. Fortunately the dealer is reputable and took the boat back for a full refund.
The Manitou 146 and the Cayuga 14 are both looking good after on-water demos.

Submit your own review!

Don't Miss the Paddling.net Weekly Newsletter!
Free Newsletter100,000+ people can't be wrong!
The Paddling.net Newsletter is a must if you like to canoe or kayak! Each week it is packed with great articles, photos, product reviews, and special features. Better yet, we promise not to sell your email address to anyone; that's right ZERO spam! Sign up today and find out what you've been missing!








Shop Online
Rendezvous River Sports
Rendezvous River Sports has everything you need...and more. Plus Used Gear at Amazing Prices.
Shop these fine Retailers


Bending Branches:



Kayak & Bicycle Trips
Food Wine Kayak
2-6 DAY TOURS
www.crystalseas.com/Orcas

Follow us on:
Free Newsletter | About Us | Site Map | Advertising Info | Contact Us

©2014 Paddling.net Inc.
Paddling.net Sweepstakes Shirt Sale