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Tribe 9.5 - Clemson National Champions Edition

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Founded in Upstate South Carolina in 1976, Perception Kayaks has deep connections to Clemson University. In official collaboration with Clemson Athletics, Perception Kayaks is proud to design, mold and hand-assemble the Clemson Tribe 9.5 – a limited-edition sit-on-top kayak – in Greenville, SC.

The Tribe 9.5 is an easy-to-paddle, fun and stable sit-on-top kayak, great for lakes, ponds, slow-moving streams and rivers, as well as coastal waterways. The versatile design makes it a top choice for beginner to intermediate paddlers. With ample storage and a premium, roomy, adjustable seating system, the Tribe let's you stay out longer and get the most out of your day on the water. Now you can show your Tiger pride and commemorate the 2018 National Championship while you paddle, all while supporting local SC manufacturing. This kayak is also sure to become a collector's item, as only a limited quantity will be built.

  • Versatile, stable, easy to use kayak that is perfect for any skill level
  • Designed for lakes, ponds, slow-moving rivers and coastal water types
  • Perfect for the lake or beach house
  • Accommodates a large range of paddlers from kids to adults
  • Comfortable seating with supportive, adjustable, fold-down seatback - embellished with the 2018 National Championship logo
  • 6" rubber hatch for quick access to gear and supplies
  • Storage areas with bungees to secure picnic supplies, coolers, fishing tackle and more
  • Comfortable handles for easy transport
  • Official Clemson logos molded into the kayak
  • "Solid Orange" colorway with "Regalia" purple bungee

NOTE:  Kayak Paddle and PFD/Life Jacket are sold separately.  

Need replacement parts for your Tribe 9.5?  Get them here.


Length: 9' 5" / 287 cm Width: 31.25" / 79 cm
Boat Weight: 46 lbs. / 21 kg Deck Height: 16.25" / 41 cm
Max Capacity: 300 lbs. / 136 kg

*Prices shown are suggested U.S. and Canadian Dollar retail prices, net not including taxes. Prices in your market may vary due to currency, VAT, and other taxes. Prices subject to change without notice.

*Colors may vary slightly from those shown as each kayak that we produce is unique. Variations in color are not covered by warranty. Additionally, bungee cord colors and other fittings are periodically updated and may vary from what is pictured. You can purchase bungee cords (sold separately) in a variety of colors if you wish to customize the look of your boat.

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How to Purchase

This one-of-a-kind, limited edition kayak won't last long! 

There are two "Buy Now" options:

Home Delivery:  Perception Kayaks will ship the boat to your home for $135 per boat. It will be a scheduled delivery.  Click on the red, "Buy Now" button at the top of his page.

Local Options:  Your online purchase can also be picked up at our factory in Greenville, SC and there will be no delivery charge.  To see local pick-up details and order the local pick-up option click here.   

The Clemson Tribe 9.5 will also be available in limited quantities at authorized retailers in the Clemson market area - see the bottom of this page for more information on local dealers.

Questions?  Email us at [email protected].

Limit 6 kayaks per order. Shipping available to lower 48 States only.

Clemson Tribe 9.5 Features

Clemson Tribe 9.5 Features

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Clemson Tribe 9.5 – Lake Keowee
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Elkmont Trading Company
100 Liberty Drive
Clemson, SC 29631



Note:  Please call local dealers before you visit to ensure availability.

Sunrift Adventures
1 Center Street
Travelers Rest, SC 29690