Start training your young kayaker with this 6-foot youth kayak from Lifetime Products. The 90242 Wave youth kayak features a red, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic hull. On top of the kayak are molded seating area and molded footholds with varying distances from the seat to accomodate different heights of rider. The HDPE plastic hull will not fade, crack, or peel due to exposure to the sunlight providing the kayak with a long life of use. With a 130-lb. weight capacity, this kayak is great for beginning to intermediate level kayakers ages 5 and up. The 90242 comes with a double-sided paddle. Each kayak includes a unique identification number usually on the back of the kayak. Each kayak includes a manufacturer certificate of origin.
Lifetime youth kayaks feature a flat bottom with molded channels to help reduce friction in the water. The flat bottom shape is well-suited for those learning to kayak as it helps limit the ability to tip in the water. The flat bottom is also designed for calm waters.
This sit on top kayak comes with a 1-year warranty from Lifetime Products.
This kayak includes a double-sided paddle. A backrest may be purchased separately.
If you need a kayak with a higher weight capacity, consider our line of Lifetime 8-foot kayaks, which have a 250-lb. weight capacity. This weight capacity is typically better suited for adults or older teenagers that exceed the 130-lb. limit of the youth kayak.
Lifetime 90242 Youth Kayak Features and Specs:
- Kayak dimensions: 72 inches L x 24 inches W.
- Approximate kayak weight: about 20 lbs.
- Weight capacity: 130 lbs.
- Hull material of construction: high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic.
- Kayak color: red.
- Comes with a towing rope handle for easier movement outside of the water.
- Hull shape has a flat bottom to ease tipping tendency.
- Lifetime youth kayaks are typically well-suited to riders ages 5 and up.
- Multiple molded foot positions accomodates riders of different heights.
- Scupper holes in the bottom help with water drainage.