Pedal drive included. Rotomolded mount for drive included.
New model of inflatable kayaks board with pedal drive for human powered propulsion on a water. Any type of low or high beach chair can be mounted on top of that kayak using double D-rings with straps. Great for pleasure cruising or fishing.
Kayak comes with aluminum bench and rotomolded mount to hold pedal drive on that bench. Also comes with high quality aluminum pedal drive, compare to $899. Pedal drive is new model that can be folded for portable storage and transportation.
Kayak has elongated cut out to drop in pedal drive. Cut out can be closed with a Velcro cover. Motor can be lifted up and out of way for easy beaching. Pedal kayak can also be used without drive, with regular kayak paddles.
There are 2 steering options for inflatable pedal kayak. Easiest and simplest, is just to use kayak paddle to change direction of movement. Fin on a bottom of kayak helps it with strait directional movement. Just few stroke of kayak paddle can easily adjust it if needed to make turn. Additional option is to attach optional kayak paddle or SUP paddle (not included) to one of double D-rings in rear of tubes, drop blade in a water, and use that paddle blade as a rudder.
Length - 12'
Tube diameter - 8"
Floor thickness - 6"
Inside width - 22"
Any type of beach chair, sand chair, lawn chair, etc (not included) can be mounted on top of this kayak.
Included: hand pump, aluminum bench, removable fin, pedal drive, and rotomolded mount for it.
Not included: beach chair, kayak paddle.
Inflatable Pedal Kayak first prototype.
Rotomolded pedal drive mount need to be bolted to aluminum bench with 2 provided stainless steel bolts.
2 plastic sliding locks need to attached on top of rotomolded mount with provided 2 screws each. These are needed to hold pedal drive rod inside mount.
Slide aluminum bench with mount installed inside 2 pouches on top of kayak tubes. Wet ends of benches in water to make sliding easier.
Position such way that mount is in center of kayak, aligned with elongated cut out in kayak floor.
Remove Velcro cover, and lower pedal drive into opening. Secure with Velcro strap between 2 x D-rings in front of opening, so that motor does not move upward when pedaling. If you need to raise pedal drive, simply disconnect Velcro straps and pull motor out of opening by rotating it over rod secured inside rotomolded mount. You can also close cover and place motor prop right on top of that cover.
Use straps with double D-rings to secure beach chair to kayak floor.