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Sit-Inside Kayak Buying Tips

Searching for a sit-inside kayak? Wilderness Systems is recognized for producing innovative, sit-inside kayaks with premium outfitting including the bestselling Pungo line of sit-inside kayaks.

Sit-inside kayaks offer a drier ride than sit-on-top models and they typically offer more storage. In general, they are often lighter weight than similar sized sit-on models. Wilderness Systems offers recreational sit in kayaks like the Aspire and Pungo as well as touring sit-inside models like the Tsunami and Polaris. If you’re looking to buy a tandem sit-inside kayak the Pamlico is a well-loved Wildy classic.

Some features to consider when shopping for a sit-inside model include a seat with multiple points of adjustment as well as footrests that can accommodate paddlers of multiple sizes. All Wilderness Systems sit-inside kayaks also come with at least one hatch and bungee cord rigging to store your gear. The popular Pungo sit-inside family of kayaks also comes with a dashboard offering a cup holder, a removable dry box and a spot designed to hold a lithium battery for charging your gear on the go.

Sit-inside kayaks from Wilderness Systems range in length from 10.5 ft all the way to 17’ 10”. Selecting the best kayak size will depend on your intended use and water types as well as your size. We invite you to try the Wildeneress Systems Kayak Finder tool to choose the best sit-inside kayak for your needs.