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Coleman Quikpak(TM) K5 kayak

Sevylor Coleman Quikpak K5 Kayak Review

Coleman Quikpak K5 is a one person inflatable kayak from the Sevylor. Gone are days when people used to rely on the hardshell kayaks, but now a lot of people are adopting the inflatable kayaks. Coleman Quikpak K5 inflatable kayak is an excellent kayak for the newbies, amateurs and occasional kayakers.

A lot of people are doing recreational kayaking for their weekends or vacation. There are many inflatable kayaks on the market but most of them will cost you a lot. Coleman K5 one person kayak is a good option for people who don’t want to break the bank. It’s easy to carry and the 5-minute setup makes it one my most favorite kayaks.

 

 

Coleman Quikpak K5 kayak review

What Type of Kayak is Coleman Quikpak K5?

Sevylor’s Coleman Quikpak K5 is an inflatable kayak for recreational purpose. This kayak is mainly used for recreational purpose. It’s a mid-range priced inflatable kayak loved by the occasional kayakers and newbies. However, many frequent kayakers use Quikpak K5 and happy with the service. Please note that this is a solo kayak.

 

Who Will Be benefitted from Quikpak K5 inflatable kayak?

As we have mentioned earlier, this kayak is for recreational users. So if you want to paddle on that mild lake or the mild river, you will be benefitted from Quikpak K5. Usually, most kayaks are going to cost a lot, but not this one. If you want to go for kayaking, but don’t want to break the bank, Coleman Quikpak K5 is an excellent choice for you.

 

Coleman Quikpak K5 inflatable kayak

Material And Durability

Coleman Quikpak K5 uses 24-gauge rugged PVC construction. Thus, this kayak is perfectly safe for lake usage. The tarpaulin bottom and polyester cover provide excellent durability to this inflatable kayak.

Coleman Quikpak K5 uses an Airtight System, which is guaranteed not to leak. It uses three chamber design to guarantee not to leak. So you can use this kayak on the mild river without any problem.

 

SetupSevylor Quikpak K5 kayak

Coleman Quikpak K5 is a very easy to setup kayak. It takes only 5 minutes to setup Coleman K5 kayak. It uses Double Lock (TM) valves for two locking points to provide easy inflation and deflation.

 

Portability:Coleman Quikpak K5 one person kayak

One of the coolest features of Coleman Quikpak is it’s ability to fold up in an integrated backpack. It comes with a padded shoulder strap to carry easily. Once deflated, the kayak can be kept at any types of car or vehicle with moderate space. There are handles on both bow and stern for easy carrying. The kayak comes with a paddle which can be separated into two part for easy storing.

 

Quikpak K5 folds to easy to carry backpack with padded shoulder strap

Storage

Since this is a recreational kayak, it comes with little storage options. You can use the zippered storage compartment behind the seat to keep food, snack or small gears. For essential and easy to access gears, you can use the bungee lacing on top.

 

Additional Features

There are many other additional features which would help you to decide whether this is the kayak you are looking for or not. Coleman Quikpak K5 comes with spray skirt sit in design to protect you from splashing water. Thus, you keep dry. You can use the D-rings to attach more gear and equipment. Don’t forget it includes a paddle and hand pump with the package.

 

Pros:

  • Easy setup within 5 minutes
  • Easy to carry backpack system with padded shoulder strap
  • 24-gauge PVC construction
  • Tarpaulin bottom and polyester cover for better durability and protection from puncture
  • Airtight system guarantees not to leak
  • Quick inflation and deflation thanks to the Double Lock Fast Valves and Mini Double Lock Fast Valves
  • Maximum weight capacity: 250 lbs
  • Paddle breaks down for easy storing
  • Use D-rings to attach additional gears
  • Comes with one paddle and hand pump

Cons:

  • stability issue on choppy waters. Please note that this kayak works great on most lakes, but for rapid water, this is not a good choice. If you use this one choppy water, you will see a poor stability.

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Final Verdict

Coleman Quikpak K5 is an excellent recreational kayak for solo users. It may not come with lot’s os space or advanced features, but it surely is an amazing option for the recreational purpose only. If you don’t like carrying a hardshell kayak or love the simple setup, Coleman Quikpak K5 is an excellent choice for you.

The tarpaulin bottom and polyester cover make this kayak durable. The Airtight system guarantees not to leak. These are some features which make it an excellent recreational inflatable kayak. It comes with basic and essential accessories like paddle and hand pump. In a nutshell, this is should be a great choice for recreational kayaking.

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