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Prodigy XS

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The best in fun-loving performance.

The Perception Prodigy XS kayak is built for kids and sets the standard for confidence-building stability, comfort, and performance. The sit-in design protects from the elements and lowers the kayak’s center of gravity to further enhance stability. The most comfortable kids kayak available, the Prodigy XS features a reengineered seat and cockpit to keep little ones secure for effortless paddling. Integrated floatation makes it one of the safest kayaks on the water. Lightweight and easy to carry.

Comfort

The Prodigy offers more comfort than any kayak at this price. The spacious sit-in cockpit is easy to get in and out of, and the thickly padded premium seat with contoured backrest offers industry-leading adjustability; the seat bottom tilts up or down, while the seatback tilts forward or backward and can be raised or lowered—all by simply pulling or releasing the straps.  The footrests can also be quickly adjusted while seated, making it easy to fine-tune the fit.

Stability & Performance

The Prodigy makes it fun to get on the water with an exceptionally stable sit-in design that’s perfect for beginner to intermediate paddlers. Its smooth, straight-tracking, stable hull is effortless to paddle and steer for performance you can feel as your skills progress. The Prodigy XS is the easiest paddling kids kayak available, while the two larger sizes are faster than you’d expect for an experience that inspires confidence.

Features & Safety

The Prodigy is engineered and tested to be among the safest kayaks available with built-in buoyancy and stability that lets you focus on fun. The Prodigy XS is designed for kids with a seat and cockpit sized to keep little ones secure, along with integrated floatation for added safety. The two larger sizes provide all the essential features, including a sealed dry storage compartment and bungee lashes on the front and back for easy access to gear of any shape or size.

Durability

Like all Perception kayaks, the Prodigy is designed for maximum durability and optimized weight. This is the result of its high-density polyethylene and one-piece roto-molded construction that provides exceptional UV, impact, and abrasion-resistance. The easily replaceable skid plate adds protection when dragging the kayak to and from the water. Ocean and saltwater-optimized hardware and finishes prevent corrosion for long-lasting performance.

Water Types

Flat, Slow-Moving, Calm Coastal

THE PERCEPTION DIFFERENCE

As the world leader for kayak innovation, Perception® Kayaks has introduced more people to paddling than any other brand. In fact, we pioneered modern kayak design and construction over 40 years ago. We’re a company of passionate paddlers and we design our kayaks for comfort, stability, durability, safety, and performance. Our proprietary resin and innovative rotational molding process provide superior strength and light weight in a leak-proof one-piece construction. Roto-molding also allows us to integrate features and vary thickness throughout for strength and stability where needed, without added weight. The result is a lineup of the most comfortable, versatile, and easy-paddling kayaks with unmatched UV, impact, and abrasion-resistant. They can even be recycled! Best of all, every Perception kayak is proudly designed, molded, and hand assembled in Greenville, South Carolina, USA. With a reputation for reliable quality and innovation, we invite you to experience the Perception Difference. 

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