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Hug XL - 5.5m Triple Sit-In, Family Touring Kayak

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    Now includes the ComfortFlex Seating System on all three seats!



    Key Features
    The Hug XL sit-in 3 person kayak is a 5.5 metre expedition touring kayak. With a spacious cockpit design and its focus on comfort, speed and stability, the Hug XL is a true three seater touring kayak.
    • The design also allows for solo paddling via the centered rear seat which is a credit to the design team.
    • Rounded 'torpedo' hull design enables it to glide effortlessly through the water
    • It's tracking properties are excellent even in windy conditions or in strong currents.
    • Premium foot-controlled rudder system.
    • Premium ComfortFlex Seating System on all three seats.
    • Paddle on your favourite harbour, river or lake; or take your family/friend out.
    • Given it's price point and build quality, it's no wonder this kayak is Australia's best value 3 person touring kayak and the choice of many Kayaking Clubs.
    Design & Construction
    • The Hug XL triple touring kayak was design to provide comfort without forgoing speed and stability.

    • It's versatility allows for cruising, fishing, camping, or just having fun exploring.

    • If you’re looking for a kayak that’s easy to use, stable, tracks well in the water, and is ready for any adventure, then the Hug XL is the kayak of choice.

    • 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 Hug XL kayak is tested to ensure 3.5mm thickness

    • Drop tested to ensure perfect plastic bond

    • Balance tested for optimal stability

    • Water tested to ensure a perfect seal.

    So rest assured, your kayak will last for years to come.

    What's Included
    • 3 x Premium 2-piece Touring Paddles
    • SmartTrack Kick Up Rudder with adjustable footrest steering system
    • Premium ComfortFlex Seating System on all three seats
    • Adjustable Soft Knee Brace System
    • Bow & stern storage hatches with EPDM rubber hatch covers and sealed bulkheads
    • Built-in comfort touring seats padding and backrests
    • Paddle Parking ball
    • Position to mount compass
    • Carry Handles
    • Mesh bag
    • Deck rigging with Reflective Material (glows when distant light shines on it)
    • 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.

    Bay Sports 2024 Sit In Kayaks Comparison Chart
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    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.


    L: 5.5mtrs; W:0.72mtrs; H:0.35mtrs
    Weight: 40.5kgs
    Maximum weight capacity: 322kg
    Colours available: See above. Please note: Colours and unique mix may vary due to the process of producing rotomolded kayaks, mixing the powder colours by hand into the cast iron mould.  

    Internal length of seats:
    Front seatback of seat to bulk head is 73-110cm.
    Middle seat: back of seat to front seat is 85cm.  
    Rear seat: back of seat to middle seat is 73-110cm
    Rear seat: Footrest length is 90cm from back of seat to furthest forward footrest position.

    User Guide

    Click here to download the Bay Sports Kayak User Guide

    SmartTrack Rudder assembly

    This video shows how to setup the rudder system on your new kayak. 

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


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