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Suggested Retail
$859 USD
$1089 CAD
Perception Kayaks Hi Life 11.5 kayak in Dapper, top view

Hi Life 11.0

Perception Kayaks
Suggested Retail
$859 USD
$1089 CAD
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For over 40 years, Perception has introduced more people to paddling than probably any other kayak maker. We're a company of passionate kayakers that proudly design, mold and hand-assemble every Perception kayak in Greenville, South Carolina. In every model and size, Perception kayaks are known for personal touches that make kayaking fun for paddlers of all experience levels. Almost anyone that paddles knows the Perception name and its storied history.

Overview

The award-winning Perception Hi Life 11.0 is the most versatile boat ever built, offering a sit-on-top design that can be paddled like a kayak or a stand up paddleboard. Its maximum stability and unique features create an experience that’s unlike anything else—perfect for sharing the water with kids and pets. Unique cushioning across the entire top surface keeps feet happy all day.
The low-profile rear swim deck with handles makes it easy to get back on board after swimming, while the large open front area is the perfect perch for small children or a dog. Fun for all ages and skill levels, the Hi Life is up for any adventure–whether that means cruising, swimming, fishing, or simply relaxing with your favorite beverage.
MSRP
$859 USD
$1089 CAD

Highlights

  • All the fun of kayaking and stand up paddle boarding combined in one
  • Perfect for sharing the water with kids and dogs
  • Designed for flat, slow-moving and calm coastal water types
  • Bronze Medal Winner of International Design Excellence Award (2018)
  • Proudly designed, molded and hand-assembled in the USA

Available Colours

  • Orange
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Pink

For over 40 years, Perception has introduced more people to paddling than probably any other kayak maker. We're a company of passionate kayakers that proudly design, mold and hand-assemble every Perception kayak in Greenville, South Carolina. In every model and size, Perception kayaks are known for personal touches that make kayaking fun for paddlers of all experience levels. Almost anyone that paddles knows the Perception name and its storied history.

Features & Specifications

Overview
  • Model Year: 2018
  • Category: Kayaks
  • Kayak Type: Fishing, Recreational
  • Paddlesport: Kayaking
  • Number of Paddlers: Solo
  • Structure: Rigid or Hard
  • Propulsion: Paddle
  • Best Used For: Recreation, Fishing
  • Intended Waterway: Lakes, Ponds & Inshore
Specifications
  • Length: 11' 0" / 335 cm
  • Width: 34" / 86 cm
  • Weight: 55 lb / 25 kg
  • Capacity: 280 lb / 127 kg
Features
  • Primary Material: Rotomolded Plastic
  • Rudder or Skeg: Skeg
  • Storage: Stern Tankwell
Outfitting
  • Seat: Adjustable
  • Standing Platform: Yes
  • Rigging: Deck Rigging, Accessory Rails, Cup Holder, Carry Handles
  • Removable and flexible fin for smooth straight-tracking control
  • Front and rear swim decks with low sides and hand grabs make getting in and out of the water easy
  • Elevated seat with supportive, fold-down backrest and thick padding throughout
  • Under seat cooler recess with drain keeps food, drink or accessories close by
  • Built-in gear track for mounting phone, camera, speakers, fishing gear and easy side carrying
  • Deck cushioning throughout provides a soft and grippy surface
  • Convenient drink holder keeps your favorite beverage from spilling
  • Comfort carry handles on center, front, and rear for easy transport

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