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Bonafide Kayaks RS117

Suggested Retail
$999 USD

RS117

Bonafide Kayaks
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Bonafide Kayaks

RS117
Suggested Retail
$999 USD
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Bonafide Kayaks is fairly new with officially announcing the brand late in 2016. The team we have assembled is amongst the most talented and experienced in the paddle sports industry and we are setting our goals high. Our plans are big but our strategy is simple: We will do everything we can to produce the highest quality, most thoughtfully designed, and most carefully engineered fishing kayaks possible. Commitments to manufacturing in the USA, creating jobs, and unparalleled customer service are among our primary objectives.

Overview

Comfort and organization are key components of the RS117. The new Stadium Seat is light weight, easy to adjust, and has two seating positions, allowing all day comfort to make those long days on the water possible. From bow to stern, a wide array of features such as YakAttack MightyMount XL track, centralized storage pod, Shield Frontwell Cover with integrated Paddle Pouch, and forward transducer friendly scupper, make the RS117 one of the most fully featured values in
MSRP
$999 USD

Highlights

  • Hybrid Catamaran Hull Design
  • YakAttack® MightyMount XL track- 2 x 12" 1x6"
  • Integrated DryPod™ with transducer scupper
  • Quick Connect™ seat positioning system with low and high positions
  • Double Acting Foot Braces™

Available Colours

  • Orange
  • Blue
  • Tan
  • Grey

Bonafide Kayaks is fairly new with officially announcing the brand late in 2016. The team we have assembled is amongst the most talented and experienced in the paddle sports industry and we are setting our goals high. Our plans are big but our strategy is simple: We will do everything we can to produce the highest quality, most thoughtfully designed, and most carefully engineered fishing kayaks possible. Commitments to manufacturing in the USA, creating jobs, and unparalleled customer service are among our primary objectives.

Features & Specifications

Overview
  • Model Year: 2019
  • Category: Kayaks
  • Kayak Type: Sit On Top, Fishing, Recreational
  • Paddlesport: Kayaking
  • Number of Paddlers: Solo
  • Structure: Rigid or Hard
  • Propulsion: Paddle
  • Best Used For: Recreation, Fishing
  • Intended Waterway: Lakes, Ponds & Inshore, Rivers & Creeks (Class I-II)
  • Specifically Designed For: Larger Adults, Average Adults, Smaller Adults
Specifications
  • Size: Medium
  • Length: 11' 7" / 353.06 cm
  • Width: 33.5" / 85.09 cm
  • Weight: 77 lb / 34.92 kg
  • Deck Height: 13" / 33.02 cm
Features
  • Primary Material: Rotomolded Plastic
  • Hull Shape: Multi-Hull
  • Rudder or Skeg: Rudder
  • Self Bailing: Yes
  • Number of Hatches: 1
  • Storage: Stern Tankwell, Bow Tankwell
Outfitting
  • Outfitting: Back Rest, Adjustable Foot Braces
  • Seat: Adjustable, High-Low Seat
  • Standing Platform: Yes
  • Rigging: Deck Rigging, Accessory Rails, Fish Finder Ready, Rod Holder(s), Cup Holder, Carry Handles, Grab Handles, Drain Plug
With a Hybrid Catamaran hull (similar to our SS series), the RS117 is a very standable platform that offers an excellent balance of stability and paddling performance.

What Users Are Saying

When it comes to Kayak Design, Bonafide has thrown the book out the window. While staying true to efficient manufacturing, this team has re-thought everything that has come before. Bonafide = genuine, the real deal, authentic

- BBZ
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