01 Sevylor Fiji 2-Person Inflatable Kayak Overview
This Sevylor Fiji 2 Person kayak is 10 ft. 4 in. long when you fully inflate it. The Fiji ships with a five-piece paddle and a simple repair kit. Three semi-rigid I-beam air chambers of the floor offer safety to the users. If one chamber is punctured due to any rock, then the remaining I-beam chambers will keep the Fiji 2-person kayak afloat until he repairs the puncture. While the Sevylor Fiji Inflatable kayak comes without any skeg or fin, you can borrow one designed for this best recreational kayak.
It is suggested by most users to use a skeg, which can drastically improve your tracking and control. Without the skeg, you have to work hard to keep the kayak straight even in calm lake water. If your first kayaking experience is with the Sevylor Fiji Inflatable kayak, it may satisfy you by the performance, but be prepared to expend considerable energy propelling the craft. If you are thinking to purchase a kayak for your recreational use, the Sevylor Fiji Inflatable will be a great choice.
03 Feature Analysis
3.1 Strong and Sturdy PVC Construction
Sevylor Fiji Inflatable kayak is constructed of the strong and sturdy 22-gauge PVC material that used on the hull and floor. The thick and strong materials have been experimented resistant to puncture, and abrasion sources, such as rocks, and overhanging underwater branches. The three semi-rigid I-beam air chambers floor combine to make the kayak able to withstand in any condition.
3.2 Multiple Air Chambers
The three separate I-beam air chambers permit the kayak to stay afloat even when one of the beams becomes punctured.
Yes, this feature is difficult to find in any other inflatable kayaks, but it will not be significant if you don't repair the holes immediately. The patented Airtight System helps to save the kayak from any leakage.
3.3 Spray Covers
Sevylor Fiji 2 Person Inflatable kayak features spray covers, which are equipped to minimize the water splash in rough conditions. Even in the flat-water conditions when water splash more often, you will still enjoy the spray covers’ operation.
3.4 Removable Seat
The Fiji Inflatable kayak comes with decent sitting arrangements, while it offers to exchange it from one to two-person kayak at once. The middle seat is removable. So, if you want a single kayak ride, then you could remove the middle seat very quickly. You can use the free space for your extra gear.
06 Final Verdict
The Fiji has an attractive appearance, while it is excellent for learning the water sport. The Fiji Inflatable kayak is quite slower, and tracking is a bit poor, but with the skeg, it can perform great. The skeg provides a 100 percent improvement in controlling the kayak. Considering the price of this boat, we find the Sevylor Fiji 2 Person Inflatable to be a good purchase for novices and those seeking to purchase an inexpensive kayak.