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Ocean Kayak Malibu Two XL Review

The Malibu Two XL is the most popular model from the Ocean Kayak brand. Built to seat two adults and a small child or pet, it can be used for many different types of family fun activities. It’s longer build provides stability and plenty of ocean kayak malibu 2 xl pictureroom to store items and accommodate larger paddlers. While it can be paddled in tandem, it’s perfectly suitable for solo outings as well. Featured in the Ocean Kayak Malibu Two XL are two Comfort Plus seat backs, side-mounted carrying handles, overlapping foot wells, and a Deck bungee. The foot wells allow for greater comfort and more efficient paddling for solo users. The maximum capacity is 450-500 pounds, which allows users to store many items on the boat.

The Ocean Kayak Malibu Two is built for paddling on flat water, slow-moving rivers, and mild ocean swells. The kayak is constructed out of a linear polyethylene, which makes it lightweight and easy to manage. Other features include a threaded drain plug and scrupper drain holes to allow water to escape.

Weighing at 61 pounds, the Ocean Kayak Malibu 2 xl is very light for a tandem kayak. This will make transporting it much easier, especially if you are going solo. It also comes in handy if you tie it to the top of your vehicle.

One of the major benefits of this kayak is it’s stability, despite being lightweight. Even when you reach the maximum weight capacity of the boat, it’s still very stable.

If you plan on going solo, you won’t have any concerns about handling it. Because the Kayak Malibu 2 is wider, it’s not as fast as some of the thinner ones. But being wider also helps give it that much more stability. This makes it ideal to take it out for kayak fishing, as you can stand up and not worry whatsoever about tipping over. If you have a family, this is a great kayak to use because it can sit two adults and a child.

The Kayak Malibu 2 has tracks very well because it’s long, wide, and heavy. The keel helps with tracking when facing a wave. It also has enough rocker to so it turns without much effort. It can hold a lot of weight, while still being able to paddle smoothly. There aren’t many bodies of water that it can’t handle. It has a lot of room for storage and can be used for a variety of activities, such as fishing, snorkeling, wave riding, and touring. It can be used as a dive platform because it’s so stable, and getting back in takes little effort. It can handle ocean surf well, whether you are solo or tandem. The paddle holders offer storage, and the seats are rather comfortable. What’s also great about the seats is that they are separated far enough from each other so that paddles will not hit each other, even if you aren’t in sync.

The Ocean Kayak Malibu Two XL offers many features and benefits for users. It’s stable, versatile, and provides plenty of space for storage.