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Expedition Zero - 4.85m Single Sit-In Touring Kayak

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    YOUR TRUSTED EXPEDITION PARTNER 

    Expedition Zero 4.85m sit in sea kayak in white

    LATEST 2024 MODEL FEATURES

    ComfortFlex Seating System - Our best ever adjustable seat is wider and now with luxurious thick padding. The extra padding provides much wanted comfort and back support, whilst the adjustable position allows you to position your seat just how you like it.

     

    ComfortFlex Adjustable Padded seat Aquanauta Pro


    3-Layer Sandwich Foam Core Construction - Our signature 3-layer foam core blends HDPE with a foam core, providing greater strength whilst allowing us to reduce the kayaks weight. 
     

    3-layer foam core construction



    SmartTrack™ Retractable Rudder System - SmartTrack’s Foil Blade is an application of the same design principle used on airplanes and the hulls of America’s Cup sailboats. Water moves across the Foil Blade surface with minimum turbulence. Plus it retracts parallel with the hull for transport and includes a bungee secure latch.

    SmartTrack Hybrid Foil Rudder System Bay Sports kayak



    KEY FEATURES
    Expedition Zero - 4.85m Single Sit-In Touring Kayak

    • The Expedition Zero sea kayak is the best value of the Bay Sports 'Expedition' range of touring kayaks.
    • A premium HDPE material produces a high quality finish that rivals the $2000 equivalent kayaks.  
    • At 4.85m long, it is a fast, stable and comfortable kayak, designed and built for speed and day trips. 
    • It's quality 3-layer foam core construction reduces weight whilst providing more buoyancy than regular polyethylene plastic kayaks. 
    • Stainless steel hardware outfitting ensure that this is a kayak that you will enjoy paddling for years to come. 
    • Suitable for paddlers up to max recommended 6’4" height

    Watch the high definition video walkthrough of the Expedition Zero features and on water test.


    Design & Construction
    • Designed by renowned Swedish kayak designer Björn Thomasson, the V-shaped hull with hard chine, and little rocker, easily cuts through water effortlessly whilst allowing the Expedition Zero to have excellent tracking properties (paddle in a straight line). 
    • It's made with our signature 3-Layer foam core, sandwiched between high-grade UV stabilised HDPE, make this kayak lighter and stronger than regular polyethylene construction alone.
    • The aqua-dynamic shape of this kayak is the basis for its speed and stability, and paired with our premium foot-controlled rudder system, it makes for easy manoeuvrability even with cross winds or stronger ocean currents. 
    • With enough storage capacity for a day or two worth of gear, this kayak is great for weekend getaways and exploring. 
    • 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.  
    What's Included
    • 1 x 2-piece plastic blade / aluminium shaft touring paddle
    • Premium SmartTrack Rudder System with Footrest Steering Controls
    • Bow & stern storage hatches with sealed bulkheads and EPDM rubber hatch covers (excellent seal to keep water out, though not 100% watertight - we recommend storing your gear in waterproof dry bags in the storage hatch)
    • Comfort Foam Knee Braces for back support and comfort (adjustable).
    • 2 x Watertight storage compartment 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
    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.

    Recommended Accessories
    • Spray Deck - Prevent water splashing over into the cockpit and sloshing around inside whilst you're out paddling. Keep warmer in winter, and prevent sunburnt legs in summer!
    • Cockpit Cover - Stop water from entering the cockpit, and stop creepy crawlies/leaves and dirt from getting in the cockpit if storing outside.
    • Kayak Car Cradles Kit - Transport your kayak with these protective padded cradle kit, secure and padded protection for your hull.
    • Kayak Cover - protect your kayak and keep it looking it's best from dirty and grime building up on it
    • Full Fibreglass Kayak Paddle - Lightweight for less shoulder and arm fatigue pls increase your paddle power with every stroke
    • Dry Bag - Keep your gear dry
    • Life Jacket PFD - For your safety and required by law
    • Paddle Leash - attaches to your kayak so your paddle doesn't float away
    • Kayaking Gloves - Prevents getting blisters and gives you better paddle grip
    • Kayak Trolley Cart - If you'd like to transport your kayak with ease
    5 Year Warranty 

    5 Year Kayak WarrantyBay 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 

    30 Day Money Back Guarantee on KayaksThere 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 it's returned in ‘as new’ condition.


    Specifications

    Length: 4.85m 
    Width: 0.56m 
    Height: 0.30m
    Weight: 27.6kgs  
    Maximum weight capacity: 150kg
    Cockpit size: 81cm (L) x 43cm (W)
    Total Volume: 305L
    Front hatch volume: 52L
    Rear hatch volume: 90L
    Colours available: See above.
    Length from back of seat to furthest forward footrest position: 88cm-125 cm.  

    User Guide

    Click here to download the Bay Sports Kayak User Guide

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to install a SmartTrack Rudder?

    Kayak Rudder System

    Click here to view the step-by-step video instructions for SmartTrack Hybrid Foil rudder assembly. 

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