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Carolina 12.0 Kayak


Carolina 12.0 Kayak

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Carolina 12.0 Kayak is available to buy in increments of 1

The Perception Carolina series of sit-inside touring kayaks are for beginner to intermediate paddlers who value comfort and stability in a boat that can easily explore all day on a wide range of waterways. The Carolina 12.0 kayak’s category-leading comfort and versatility makes it the best value in touring kayaks. The incredible stability is perfect for new paddlers, while the experienced will appreciate its speed and agility.


  • The lighter weight of this 12-foot design makes it easy to carry and more maneuverable as you explore quiet coastal and inland waterways. Full days and overnight excursions are a pleasure thanks to spacious dry storage and the deluxe comfort of a six-point adjustable seat.
  • Zone DLX Seat - Extra cushy ergonomic Zone DLX Seat with adjustable backrest for optimal support and comfort. Seatback adjusts forwards, backward up and down; tilt-adjust seat bottom supports thighs in the perfect paddling position.
  • The Carolina can also be upgraded with a rudder (sold separately) for increased maneuverability and tracking if desired.
  • Zone Knee/Thigh Pads
  • SlideLock Adjustable Foot Braces
  • Bow and Stern Hatches
  • Bungee Deck Rigging with Reflective Static Perimeter Safety Line
  • Kayak Karrier Handles
  • Bow and Stern Bulkheads


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Hull Material: Rotomolded Polyethylene
Length: 12' (366 cm)
Width: 26" (66 cm)
Deck Height: Deck Height: 14.5" (37 cm)
Maximum Load: 275 lbs. (125 kg)
Cockpit Dimensions: 39.5" (100 cm) x 21.5" (55 cm)
Claimed Weight: 49 lbs. (22 kg)
Manufacturer Warranty: 5 years regarding defects in hull materials or construction