When one thinks of a kayak, they typically summon to mind the long, narrow boats that paddlers sit inside, but the Swell Scupper is a kayak of a different color. Rather than a sit-inside kayak, the Swell Scupper is a sit-on-top kayak, a format that offers paddlers far more comfort than the traditional kayaking counterpart.
Since paddlers are raised up above the kayak in the Scupper, one might expect the boat to suffer in terms of performance (thanks to a significantly higher center of gravity.) Clever engineering has upended that expectation, as the Scupper is being touted as the world's fastest recreational sit-on-top kayak. It achieves its high speeds thanks to a fast hull, lowered footwells, and a hull-integrated rudder system.
Speedy Sit-On-Top Kayaks
More Stats +/-
Lightweight Engine-Equipped Kayaks
Versatile Fishing Vessels
Foldable Aquatic Kayaks
Electric Open-Top Submersibles
Expansive Folding Canoes
Free 2019 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.