Perception Sport Kayak Reviews: What to look for when purchasing
Before considering the purchase of a kayak, it is important to choose the right manufacturer. There are many different companies that offer excellent kayak models and Perception Sport is one of the manufacturers known to make some of the best kayaks on the market. Perception Sport has a catalog of kayak models that will suit your needs and allows you to choose the design, color and type of kayak that you’re looking for.
Perception Sport kayaks are made and assembled in a modern facility in South Carolina, ensuring that features are high performance. The kayaks are also user-friendly, especially for those who have never experienced kayaking. From angling kayaks to whitewater and recreational models, Perception has a product for everyone looking to get into kayaking.
Perception kayaks come in different colors and sizes. Each Perception kayak has detailed features and functions that will help in choosing the best model. Some of these include the Perception Sport Pescador 10 Kayak, Perception Sport Pescador 12 Kayak and Perception Sport Pescador 12 Angler Kayak.
Whether you prefer kayaking in the Atlantic ocean, or bass fishing on your local river, Perception has a kayak for you.
Our handy Perception Kayak Comparison Table
|Pescador Pro 12||4.8||12ft||60lbs||Check live price|
|Pescador 12 Angler||4.7||12ft||64lbs||Check live price|
|Pescador 10||4.3||10ft||25lbs||Check live price|
|Carolina 12||4.9||12ft||49lbs||Check live price|
Perception Sport Pescador Pro 12 Kayak Review
The Pescador Pro 12 is a very flexible sit on top kayak with comfort carry handles. The broad shoulder and tracking keel of this model make the kayak stable and easy to maneuver. These features also make it glide with ease.
The Pro 12 moves fast and it is spacious enough even for large paddlers.
The hatches of are bow and stern hatch and center day hatch for all your accessories. It has a comfort seating system and keeper’s foot brace system. Other special features are paddle parks and tank well with bungee.
Perception Sport Pescador 12 Angler Review
It is stable and it is equipped with fishing features. This model will give you a comfortable fish kayaking experience because it is easy to maneuver.
Its flexible hull design helps in tracking fish easily. You also have enough space because its cockpit opening is large enough and getting in and off the kayak is not difficult.
Pescador 12 Angler Kayak has tank well with bungee and paddle parks. Other special features of this model are flush mount rod holder and Scotty bait caster rod holder.
Perception Sport Pescador 10 Review
It is also stable even for larger paddlers.
Pescador 10 has comfort seating system and tank well with bungee. Its carry handles are comfortable and easy to use. It has a paddle park and molded-in footwells. This model also has bow hatch and stern day hatch.
Perception Carolina 12 Kayak
Made from rotomolded plastic, the Carolina 12 (which also comes in a 14 foot model), is both rugged and easy to repair. It won’t fade in colour, or in performance.
As with most Perception models, it has plenty of storage space and there is a large range of accessories available. You can read my full review of the Carolina here.
Where to buy Perception Kayaks?
There are a number of places to purchase kayaks made by Perception Sports. I am a big fan of Amazon, as their delivery is often free, and their service is up ther with the best. You can also visit your local kayak store, who will be able to order a kayak from Perception for you.
Where are Perception Kayaks made?
Founded by Bill Masters in the late 1970s, Perception Sports now form part of the Confluencer Outdoor company, which also include Adventure Technology, Dagger Kayaks, Harmony Gear, Mad River Canoe, Wave Sport Kayaks and Wilderness Systems. Located in Greenville, South Carolina, all the kayaks in the Perception range are proudly made in the United States of America.
Visit Perception Sport website to learn more about their products.