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AIRHEAD AHTK-2 Montana Performance

Updated On May 6, 2020

4/5

high performance great features

  • Price = 4/5
  • Design = 4/5
  • Stability = 4/5
  • Features = 4/5
  • Quality = 4/5

This kayak is perfect for cruising yachts, exploring remote areas, vacationing as well as camping. It is likewise a nice treat for paddling enthusiast who wouldn’t want to bring a kayak on their car roof. This 12-foot kayak is an easy store. It fits right in your suitcase, duffel or the trunk of your car. Your boat can easily be with you if you feel the desire to paddle. Superior comfort is assured by the tubular I-beam floor support. You can likewise have more safety while on the water with the highly visible orange PVC. Buoyancy and tracking is just as reliable.

Design Review

While many people prefer solid, plastic kayaks, some prefer inflatable kayaks because of their portability and ease of transportation. For the paddling enthusiast who doesn’t want to haul a huge kayak on their roof, they are perfect. They are also great for camping, vacations, exploring remote areas, and for cruising yachts. AIRHEAD makes inflatable travel kayaks that fit easily into the trunk of your car, bad, or even a suitcase. So no matter when the desire to paddle takes over, you kayak will be there ready for you! This is what makes AIRHEAD kayaks such a popular brand among paddling enthusiasts.

This model is more spacious compared to a 10-foot model and can accommodate 2-individuals easily. You can use the Kwik Tek Travel Kayak Deluxe 12 ft 2 person in moderate whitewater as well as lakes. It is portable, compact and lightweight and is extra safe with its highly visible orange color. It weighs 36.3 pounds and can carry 500 pounds.
Moreover, the PVC construction is heavy gauge and semi-rigid making the boat sturdier. Superior buoyancy, support as well as tracking are provided by the tubular I-beam floor. You also get great back support from the movable as well as detachable inflatable seats. Inflation and deflation is a breeze with the 2 Boston valves that come with the package. The drain hole is likewise threaded and has a plug.
The Kwik Tek Travel Kayak Deluxe 12 ft 2 person comes with front as well as rear spray covers. The 4 bottom fins provide superior tracking as well as low drag. A rugged 840-denier nylon with water-resistant as well as UV coatings completely encloses the 3 air chambers of the kayak. The bottom is reinforced by a durable tri-laminate material. Superior comfort is yours with the neoprene elbow guards.
Another good thing about this kayak is that you will not have a problem with corrosion of the nylon as well as stainless steel hardware. Your gear is also secured by the bow and stern’s 6-D-rings that come with a stretch net in the bow. The handles allow for easy launching and retrieval of the boat.

AHTK-2 Performance Travel Kayak Features

  • 2 person, 12 ft. length, 2 seats
  • Weight Tolerance: 500 lbs. (227 kg)
  • Designed for lakes and moderate white water
  • Lightweight, compact and portable
  • High visibility orange color for safety means this inflatable kayak can be more easily spotted from longer distances
  • Low drag and 4 bottom fins provide superior tracking
  • Designed with 3 separate air chambers with each completely enclosed by rugged 840-denier nylon with UV and water resistant coatings
  • This inflatable kayak’s underside features durable tri-laminate reinforcements on the bottom for a lifetime of use

User Reviews

A customer would have wanted a hard kayak but storage and transport is a pain. This kayak is just what he needed. It takes just several minutes to inflate. They use it for short distances in the ocean and adventures not very far from the shore. Their friends have similar models and highly recommend them.

Another customer says that this kayak is a great deal and performs fine in Class 3 water. It inflates in no time with the use of a hand pump. It can hold the pressure all day. It has 2 large dry sacks where two individuals can fit easily. It also deflates in seconds and can be stored easily at the rear of an SUV.

Final Verdict

The Airhead AHTK is a great kayak for starting your inflatable kayaking adventure. Its a great product overall and if your looking n the inflatables market this is definitely a recommended boat.

Resources

Best Inflatable Kayaks Guide - Here

Airhead Kayaks Official Website

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Andrew Bell

Andrew is a seasoned kayaker with 15 years of experience under his belt. He began kayaking as a way to reduce work stress but quickly became an avid kayak fisher and lure expert. He currently enjoys both lake and ocean kayaking and loves to write and share his experiences.


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