Who is the Lightweight Deluxe Kayak Package for?
Paddlers who need (or want) a lightweight kayak and
- Might be beginners, but want to be able to use correct paddling technique and go for full-day trips
- Want something very quick and easy to set up
- Want a stable kayak so they can take a child or a dog paddling
- Want a kayak durable enough for occasional fishing
- Are over 90kg but don’t want to compromise on rigidity (NOTE – this kayak is still awesome for people under 90kg)
- Are NOT going in open water or whitewater
Here’s why this is a top-notch lightweight kayak
The AdvancedFrame Sport Elite Kayak performs well on the water, thanks to the aluminium ribs inside the kayak . These ribs give the kayak a vertical bow and stern that prevent ‘waggle’ as you paddle.
It also has a built in fin on the hull that helps the kayak track straight.
Note that this kayak is designed for sheltered flat water – it is not suitable for whitewater and does not have an open water classification.
Drop-stitch is a chamber that is stitched top-to-bottom all the way through, so you can inflate it to very high pressure, but it maintains its shape.
The drop-stitch floor improves the performance of the kayak by giving you exceptional rigidity, especially when you are over 90kg.
The rigidity means the kayak travels through the water faster because there is less drag, AND it means the bow and stern stay IN the water, allowing the AdvancedFrame aluminium rib system to do its job.
It also gives you ‘chines’ in the hull – this is a fancy kayak word for corners. These corners help the kayak to track straight.
Stable and Wide-Open Cockpit
The AdvancedFrame Sport Elite is a sit-in kayak, but it has a much bigger cockpit than most sit-in kayaks.
This wide-open cockpit makes it much easier to get in and out of.
If you are a beginner, you will love the Lightweight Deluxe Kayak Package – the stability and the straight tracking make it a doddle to paddle.
It’s also great because it gives you plenty of room for dogs, small kids and for fishing gear.
The kayak is also STABLE enough for dogs, kids and fishing – sudden movements from an unpredictable element might cause you to capsize in a narrow kayak, but the AdvancedFrame Sport is wide enough to handle surprises!
The Foot Brace that comes with the Lightweight Deluxe Kayak Package allows you to brace your feet so you can use proper paddling technique. This technique isn’t just about going faster, it also gives you a better, full-body work out, and saves your back.
All of the Advanced Elements kayaks that we sell are ruggedly durable from the outside – you don’t have to worry about punctures from submerged objects.
Not only does the AdvancedFrame Sport Elite Kayak have multiple layers protecting the inner tube, the outer hull is made from thick, multi-layered PVC Tarpaulin.
Lightweight and Quick Set-up
Many people contact me looking for a lightweight kayak, it just makes the process of going kayaking so much more appealing if you don’t have to lift a really heavy boat.
It’s appealing for people that want to go kayaking alone – if the kayak is lightweight and easy to set up, you’re more likely to enjoy the peace and quiet of solo kayaking.
And then of course, there are those customers who need a portable kayak for travel and have a weight constraint.
With the Lightweight Deluxe Kayak Package, the kayak is 13kg, which is manageable for most people.
Bear in mind that you don’t want your inflatable kayak to be too light, because you need a bit of weight for durability and performance.
The set-up time is 5 minutes from in-the-bag to on-the-water.
And if you’re someone who struggles with instructions, it’s REALLY simple!
AdvancedFrame Sport Elite Kayak
- High pressure drop-stitch floor
- Lumbar support seat
- Inflatable foot brace
- Carrying Duffel Bag
- Folding Seat
- Repair Kit
- Owner’s Manual
Weight: 29lbs (13.3kg)
Length: 10’5″ (3.18m)
Brand: Advanced Elements
Lake, Bays, Inland Waterways: Yes
Coastal / Open Water: No
Width: 32” (81cm)
Maximum Capacity: 250lbs (113kg)
Deflated and Packed Dimensions: 76cm x 43cm x 20cm
Warranty Period: 12 Months
River (Class): II
Compatible with Rudder Kit: Yes, but not recommended
Set-up Time: 5.5 minutes
Adventure Voyage 4-Part Paddle
BRAND: Advanced Elements
BLADE: Glass-filled Nylon/Asymmetrical-Dihedral
LENGTH: 230 cm
SUITABLE FOR: Long distance touring
COLOUR: White blades, black shaft
PACKED LENGTH: 63.5cm
WARRANTY PERIOD: 12 months from purchase
SHAFT: Aluminum Alloy
CONFIGURATION OPTIONS: Unfeathered, 60 Degrees LHC, 60 degrees RHC
Double Action Hand Pump with Gauge
WEIGHT: 2 lbs (1 kg)
BRAND: Advanced Elements
SUITABLE FOR: All Advanced Elements inflatable kayaks
PACKED DIMENSIONS: 48 x 22 x 11 cm
WARRANTY PERIOD: 12 Months
PackLite Roll Top Dry Bag Set
COLOUR: Orange, Yellow and Red
SIZE: 3L, 5L, 10L
BRAND: Advanced Elements
WARRANTY PERIOD: 12 months