The Hug XLsit-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 centred 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
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.
3 Premium 2-piece Touring Paddles
SmartTrack Rudder with adjustable footrest steering system
Adjustable Soft Knee Brace System
Bow & stern storage hatches with EPDM rubber hatch covers and sealed bulkheads
Built-in comfort touring seats padding and back rests
Paddle Parking ball
Position to mount compass
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 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 a30 day money back guaranteeon 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: Frontseat: back of seat to bulk head is 110cm. Middleseat:back of seat to front seat is 85cm. Rearseat:back of seat to middle seat is 110cm Rear seat: Footrest length is 90cm from back of seat to furthest forward footrest position.