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The Expedition 2 sit-inis the fastest and ultimate touring kayak of the Bay Sports family of sea kayaks.
It was built for multi-day adventures, speed and capable of long distance paddling.
Compared to it's younger sibling the Expedition 1, it adds an extra 13 cm of length + an extra watertight storage compartment conveniently located directly in front of the cockpit, making this sea kayak the ultimate expedition tourer for weekend getaways and exploring.
Design & Construction
Designed by renowned Swedish kayak designer Björn Thomasson, the Expedition 2 is the longer, faster brother to the Expedition 1, made for adventures great and far.
An extra 13cm of length and 4cm of width gives the Expedition 2 it's position as a true expedition kayak.
It is made with our signature 3-Layer foam core, sandwiched between high-grade UV16 stabilised HDPE, make this kayak lighter and stronger than regular polyethylene construction alone.
A V-shaped hull with hard chine, and little rocker, easily cuts through water whilst deep grooved hull lines provide for excellent tracking.
The streamlined shape of this kayak is the basis for its speed and steadiness, and with our premium foot-controlled rudder system, makes for easy manoeuvrability even with cross winds or stronger ocean currents.
The build quality is the best in class, with no traces of air bubbles inside the UV stabilised plastic walls, meaning your kayak is superior in durability and won't crack like brittle plastic kayaks prone to air bubbles, due to poor quality control.
Every single Expedition kayak is tested to ensure 3.5mm thickness, drop tested to ensure perfect plastic bond, balance tested for optimal stability, and water tested to ensure perfect seals. So rest assured your kayak will last for years to come.
1 x Touring Paddle (2-piece)
Premium SmartTrack Rudder System with Footrest Steering Controls
Moulded-In Knee Braces
Bow & stern trapezoidal storage hatches with sealed bulkheads & Kajak Sport rubber hatch covers.
1 x Watertight storage compartments with twist lock cover & nylon liner bag
Built-in soft touring seat with comfort padding & backrest
Bow & Stern Carrying Handles
Bungee deck rigging & reflective perimeter lines
316 Stainless Steel hardware throughout
4 x criss-cross bungee cord sections for extra storage (dry bags etc)
Kayak Model Comparison Guide
Compare the features and specifications of all of Bay Sports range of Sit-In kayaks on one easy to read page.
Bay Sports are a trusted kayak brand with years of research and development, so assurance of quality is of absolute importance. We are so confident in the build quality that all our kayaks come with a full 5 year warranty & 5 year UV resistance rating.
30 Day Money Back Policy
There are few kayaks on the market that can match the quality of our kayaks. Therefore at Bay Sports we paddle what we preach; We offer a 30 day money back guarantee on all our kayaks so long as its returned in ‘as new’ condition.
Length: 5.15m Width: 0.59m Height: 0.30m Weight: 28kgs Maximum weight capacity:155kg Cockpit size: 87cm (L) x 44cm (W) Oval Hatch Cover: 47cm long x 29cm wide x 3cm high (UV stabilised rubber) Circular Hatch Cover: 25cm long x 29cm wide x 3cm high (UV stabilised rubber) Colours available: See above. Total Volume:350L Front hatch volume: 64L Rear hatch volume: 100L Length from back of seat to furthest forward footrest position: 136cm.
Delivery Pricing & Information
Capped Price Delivery Service
Our extensive network of specialist couriers means we can deliver kayaks anywhere in Australia! Under our Capped Price Delivery Service you can relax knowing your delivery price is capped, so no matter where you live, you won't pay anymore than these low prices we have negotiated:
NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC- Metropolitan within 75 kms (2-3 business days) - $69
NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC-Outside of Metropolitan (3-5 business days) -$175
SA & CENTRAL QLD- Hervey Bay & Above (3-5 business days) - $199
WA Perth Metro(2-3 business days)-$175
WA Mandurah, Bunbury, Esperance, Kalgoorlie, Newman, Carnarvon Areas (7-10 business days) - $269
TAS, NT, WAexcluding Exmouth (6-10 business days) -$299
Residential Address Yes we can absolutely deliver to any residential address with our private kayak couriers. The delivery time depends on their run schedule, but usually within 7-10 business days of placing your order.
Peace ofMind Your new kayak comes professionally packaged, well protected for transport to your doorstep. We only use reputable couriers, who are reliable and usually fast to deliver. We will email you tracking details to trace your delivery, which is fully insured for damage/loss during transit.
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Had to modify the seat to make it comfortable- very poor back support and required an aftermarket back support from elsewhere to make it paddle comfortably long distance.
They need a better seat solution. Apart from that, the boat is great.
As a beginner, I wanted something that could take me from my wobbly beginnings to daily dawn paddles on Sydney Harbour and (eventually) to the ocean. I love my kayak, and the service from Bay Sports was excellent from start to finish. A whole new world has opened up for me. I would recommend a trolley and I splashed out on a second hand carbon fibre paddle, though the two-piece standard paddle is fine. No complaints.
Baysports - helpful and trustworthy service. Prompt delivery. The Expedition 2 is very good value for money. I'm 6ft 3in and I fit in the kayak fine. Its got a comfortably sized cockpit, plenty of leg room and ample very easy adjustment of the foot pegs. Its stable and speedy. Comes with a good quality adjustable 2 piece paddle. At 29kg it isn't light but pretty good for a plastic. You absolutely won't get a new, lighter kayak for the price. Its the least expensive plastic of its type I could find on the market by a good margin but the build does not seem to be cheap. I'm a novice with this size sit-in but as far as I can see, its got all the features of much more expensive kayaks and better than many. I've kayaked with another guy who has had an Expedition zero for years and his only complaint was it was too small for him - should've bought a bigger one... The plastic is quite soft - it scratches easily - just be careful with it. I've paddled it on still water and off shore in light seas. It's quick and goes where you point it current and wind permitting!
Having used it for a few months now my main feedback is minor. I think the kayak could be trimmed an inch or so (55cm width) for greater consistent speed and reduced weight as per the two other Expedition boats you have. Also a care guide/manual would of been handy as a beginner - the underside front hull (bow) was gorged initially not knowing how easy these things are to chip/scratch on sandy bays.
These guys were great to deal with. I purchased the expedition 2 sea kayak and am really happy with it. The speed from payment to delivery was amazing, especially down here to tassie. Keep up the great work guys. Nathan Heidenreich