2013 has brought some new whitewater kayak models to the Jackson Kayak line up.
The Karma is our new creek boat and is available in three sizes: Small/Medium/Large
Small Ideal Weight Range: 80-155 lbs
Medium Ideal Weight Range: 140-215 lbs
Large Ideal Weight Range: 200-300 lbs
More specs HERE
A couple of things to listen for during the walk-thru that make the Karma stand out are:
- bow rocker - keeps the bow sitting higher in the water, narrow bow which assists with a soft landing
- high parting line - what is it? The line between the deck and the hull. Having a high parting line means a large side wall, this prevents water from going over the deck. The boat won't feel too edgy, it will feel stable
- high volume stern - keeps the stern from burying, it's wider than the bow and this provides great stability
- planing hull - fast
- chines - rounded off early in the bow assists with a soft landing as does the fact that the side walls flare out.
As we prep for the Spring paddling season watch these great walk-thrus and reviews of the Karma and share with us what YOU like about the Karma.
Part 2 will feature the new 2013 Star Series