Reviews for Kestrel 120 X Kayak by Current Designs
Based On: 2 Reviews
02-12-2014Submitted by: devo1979
Having owned two previous boats (Pungo 120, Patriot 126), the Kestrel 120X continues to impress me with it's great combination of stability and speed. Whether I am out on the river/ocean paddling thru rapids or choppy waves, this kayak gives me an exciting kayaking experience along with the confidence that I won't tip over. I feel extremely safe in this boat. Current Designs has a winner here in the Kestrel 120X. It definitely rates a 10!
07-26-2013Submitted by: Eugenia R Kennedy
Don't Miss the Paddling.net Weekly Newsletter!
Current Designs advertised the boat as weighing 41 pounds so I was please to find something I could handle turns out it is closer to 50 pounds than 40 but the cockpit is a good size. I did find it felt pretty tippy when I first started out in it, it has a smooth round bottom, soft chime, turns well but I did tip it over easily. Best thing about this boat is the seat, VERY comfortable but the back pad keeps coming off and I have to slide it back on. I plan to do something different about that, put a cord that can be tightened around it.
100,000+ 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!
FREE SHIPPING on all canoes until May 14
See Paddling.net for great reviews