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Jackson Kayak

325 Iris Dr.
Sparta
TN 38583
USA

Phone: +1 931-657-3530



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This one is for the kids.





A River Running/ Playboat legacy is born. Get from the put in to the take out of your favorite river with more control, easier rolling, and incredible comfort. Add unbelievable surfing characteristics, vertical ability, and even big air for those who don’t want to be in the water but over it. Don’t forget that these boats are made from the best materials ever put on the water, cross-linked polyethelene. So the boat will look newer longer, take the hits, and even have memory in case you really crash hard. They will actually return to their original shape if bent with a little heat from the sun or hair dryer.



Is there more? The Fun never ends around here! We have made these boats the driest boats possible. There is not a single hole in the boat other than the cockpit rim. We invented a way to attach all outfitting on the inside of the boat without drilling holes through the hull. We also researched the best shape for a cockpit rim and it is super dry. You can paddle all day with a good skirt/drytop combo and never have to sponge out!



Get your kids paddling at the same age they learn to swim, which is the earliest you should start your kids paddling. We also didn’t penalize your kids for being kids. We gave them the same easy to paddle, high performance design that we are giving you. Finally, you can paddle side by side with your kids in the same design, and live by the motto: “All for Fun, and Fun for all!”

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(Updated: June 28, 2006)
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

Fun is not just for kids

I am a 49 yo female paddler with about 15 years experience. I consider myself to be a solid Class III (occasional IV-) paddler. I am also an ACA certified instructor.

I have had my Fun 1.5 for two seasons and simply love it.

It is like a cork, bobbing about. Being really light, narrow and extremely responsive, it is really easy for a smaller person to handle. I anticipate that I'd just use it on easy runs to increase my comfort with being tossed around, upside down, on end, etc., but I actually prefer it most of the time, and find it behaves predictably and is easy to control. Slightly edged, it ferries and carves well.

Friends comment that I have a s...-eating grin stuck on my face when paddling this boat, and I notice chuckle in my throat.

This boat is not just of kids - I am nearly 50 and couldn't be happier with it. I also enjoy people's astonishment about how tiny it is (we sat it in the front seat of a Honda Civic when we collected it), and, if I have any legs, where on earth are they?

Good on you Jackson Kayaks, what a blast to have a boat small enough and suitable for a little old lady - even if it was designed for kids!

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Weight: 49 kgs
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