The Bay Sports Quest 457 is made to a high-end specification - you just get a cheaper price thanks to Bay Sports factory to consumer direct business model. These ABS construction kayaks are superior to regular polyethylene kayaks, with a beautiful glossy finish that glides through the water like a hot knife through butter.
The Quest 457 Superlite is the perfect kayak for small paddlers with its narrow beam, low deck height, and light carry weight. The ABS plastic creates a super ultralight kayak that is easy transport and carrying for paddlers who are small to mid-sized.
The Quest 457 Superlite ticks all the boxes including durability and comfort that's flexible for you. The premium comfort seat provides you with excellent support for all-day paddling and is adjustable (forward and back) so you can find your perfect seating position.
This kayak is stable, has ample storage gear room and is a very capable seagoing kayak if you are either heading out for a long day trip or a short trip around the bay. This will be your new favourite kayak for many years to come.
ABS thermoformed plastickayaks are better than regular polyethylene as the acrylic surface of a thermoformed kayak is harder and more scratch-resistant than polyethylene. These type of kayaks are typically 20-30% lighter than regular polyethylene kayaks.
Flex seating system - allows you to slide the seat forward or back up to 10cm for perfect seat positioning.
Retractable handles carry bow and stern - makes carrying your kayak a breeze
Foot Controlled Rudder system - makes this kayak track well whilst giving you excellent manoeuvrability
VCP-style hatch lids bow and stern - for watertight storage to keep your gear dry
Rigid screw-on lid for day pod
Bungee rigging bow and stern - to keep your dry bags secure on top of the deck
Reflective perimeter line - provides you attachment points whilst also doubling as safety so boats can see you at sunrise and sunset when light is low.
What is ABS thermoformed plastic?
ABS thermoformed plastic kayaks are better than regular polyethylene as the acrylic surface of a thermoformed kayak is harder and more scratch-resistant than polyethylene.
These type of kayaks are typically 20-30% lighter than regular polyethylene kayaks.
These types of kayaks are easier to repair, lightweight, easy on the eye and are UV resistant.
ABS thermoformed are associated with having more "glide" in water making it ideal for longer distance paddlers.
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.
Construction Material:ABS Thermoformed (Cross-Lite) Length:4.57m / 14'12" Width: 0.53m / 21" Weight: 22.5 kgs / 50 lbs Maximum weight capacity:102 kg / 225 lbs Colours available: See above. Inner cockpit length:Length 0.78m / 31" X Width 0.40m / 16" Outer cockpit length: Length 0.86m / 34" X Width 0.48m / 19" Leg length: 88 - 101cm
rudder assembly video
This video shows how to attach the rudder on our Quest range of kayaks