The Chinook 100 is a versatile, affordable, and lightweight recreational kayak designed for one or two-person paddling on shorter trips and flat mellow water. With its compact 10-foot open bow layout, this kayak enables easy transitions in and out of the boat (and water). It offers a balance of tracking and maneuverability that’s ideal for exploring lakes and gentle rivers. The Chinook 100 is for those looking for a lightweight and compact recreational kayak for solo or tandem paddling.
Best For:recreational 1 or 2-person flat-water paddling.
Capacity:1 or 2-person | 400 lb. (181 kg) max weight.
Warranty:1-year limited against any manufacturing defects.
Dimensions:10’ (319 cm) L x 36” (91 cm) W x 13.5” (34 cm) H x 10.5″ tube diameter.
Not Included:paddle(s), and PFD(s) (Personal Flotation Device).
Requires Boston and Small Boston (Stem) Valve adaptors to inflate properly.
Key Technical Features
HexShell Deck Cover – made of 600 denier hex ripstop polyester for durability, puncture-resistance, and protection from the elements
EvoBeam Technology Floor – is engineered for maximum strength and performance and creates a v-hull shape for added tracking
Lightweight Packable Design – weighs only 23-pounds and includes a duffle-style storage bag for effortless transportation and storage
Kayak Hand 10 Pump – a dual- or single-action pump capable of inflating up to 10 psi for quick and easy inflation
Folded Dimensions – 23 x 21 x 9 inches measured as an "average fold". Some users will be able to fold tighter, while others may not fold this small. If you are sizing for limited storage or travel, we recommend erring on the upper end of approximate dimensions to guarantee space
Key User Features
Core 2.0 Quick Release Seats – offer a thick padded seat cushion and breathable high backrest
Adjustable Foot Rests – for comfort and paddling efficiency
Quick Release Weedless Fin – for increased tracking
Paddle Keepers – located on both sides offer hands-free access when not paddling
Rod Holders – located on the back of the seat keep fishing rods securely in place
Velcro Adjustment Strips – allow for personalized custom seat positions
Molded Plastic Carry Handles – on bow and stern for comfortable carrying or lifting
Deck Cargo Bungees – on bow and stern offer secure storage of extra gear
Cockpit Drain – opens easily to drain any water from the boat
Boston Valves – provide quick inflation and deflation
PA (Polyamide) Nylon D-rings – provide secure attachment for seat and extra gear