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About the 393rl

The World's First All Drop Stitch Patented RazorLite™ inflatable kayak! A lighter, narrower and faster to paddle, high performance solo kayak for the adventurer.

U.S. Patent 9,452,809

About the RazorLite™ Series

The World's First All Drop Stitch patented RazorLite™ inflatable kayaks are a much lighter, narrower and faster to paddle, high performance kayak for true adventurers!

A razor sharp, tapered, hard-nose bow and stern, combined with a fully constructed Drop Stitch technology hull enables the Sea Eagle RazorLite™ Kayaks to cut through waves cleaner, straighter and sharper than any other kayak on the market allowing paddling speeds up to 6 mph.

Because of it's high performance design and capabilities the RazorLite™ kayaks are best recommended for intermediate and above paddlers.

U.S. Patent 9,452,809

Specifications (compare all inflatable kayaks)

Person Capacity 1
Hull Weight 33 lbs.
Length 12 ft. 10 in.
Beam 2 ft. 4 in.
Interior 12'2" x 17"
Load Capacity 1 Person or 500 lbs..
Deflated 22" x 22" x 12"
Chambers 3 (port, starboard, floor)
Tube Diameter 8.5" High x 4" Thick
Air Valves 3 Recessed One Way
Inflation time 7 min
Seam Quadruple Overlapped
Material 1000 Denier Reinforced
Floor Attached High Pressure Drop Stitch Floor
Inflation Pressure 10 psi

Certifications


Standard Features

  • NMMA Certified
  • Fully Constructed with Drop Stitch Technology
  • 2 Open and close drain valves
  • Large, Removable, Swept Back Rear Skeg
  • Front & Rear Spray Skirts with Carry Handles
  • Printed Instructions

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Sea Eagle has shattered the inflatable kayak mold...this isn't your daddy's IK.

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393rl Reviews (27 total, avg. review: 4.7 out of 5)

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7/16/2017
Steve Rumbaugh , WINTER SPRINGS Verified Owner

My Sea eagle exceeds my expectations. It is sleek, very easy to navigate and sturdy. It's much more easy to paddle than any other inflatable kayak I've experienced.

7/3/2017
Edward Spring , CHARLOTTE Verified Owner

Great Boat!This is one of the lightest, most nimble boats I have ever paddled.It tracks very, very well; and the downwind sail is great! It is light and easy to get in and out of the water.I have paddled it now in Florida (the Keys, Cocoa Beach, & Gainesville), Louisiana (a bayou North of Lafayette), Texas (Bastrop Lake), North Carolina (Lk. Norman and Badin Lk.), and on the Potomac River, near Washington DC.

I was not able to get the boat back in the bag, the first few times I tried. But, after watching the video, I was able to do it.The 2 tricks are: 1) twist the front part of the boat to get the hard nose as flat on its side as possible, and, 2) use the included strap to wrap and hold the boat in a tight, folded-up bundle. Then it will just go in the bag.The bag is of high-quality construction, and a good design; but if it were an inch larger, the stowing-away process would be easier.

I am so happy to NOT have to lift a boat up onto the top of my van after paddling for hours!

6/23/2017
Ron Deford , BANNER ELK Verified Owner

I purchased this kayak to take with me to an island in Panama. I camped on the island for 3 months and used the kayak to paddle around the island and venture into the surrounding waters. I had experience kayaking, having built a Chesapeake Light Craft 17-footer some years ago, but the logistics of getting that boat to Panama from the States were prohibitive.The 393rl proved to be a remarkable kayak. The unique design and surprising rigidity of it as an inflatable made it very fast and easy to paddle. I purchased a wind paddle to give me more distance, and that rigs very easily to the 393rl.

The size of the craft compacted into the backpack is also a remarkable piece of design. It is perfect for the advertised hike to remote launch points. It was not as good as it could have been for taking on a plane, because it is just slightly above the regulation size for checked items. So, it incurs the $200 over-sized item charge. But that was the ONLY disappointment.I highly recommend this kayak.

6/13/2017
F. William Schlegel , Saint Louis Verified Owner

If you'll recall, my initial 393rl had a non-repairable leak in the crease between the side and bottom. In that I requested a replacement instead of a refund has to speak volumes about my opinion of your 393rl. Just used the replacement for the first time last week and its performance, as expected, was as commendable as the one it replaced. And kudos for adding a circle around the valves with the recommended psi, so I no longer have to review your instructions for the proper psi. Performance wise, the 393rl is very close to my hardshell, but a lot lighter. In my opinion, tracking is the best feature, with speed second, and comfort third. Unless the replacement succumbs to a non-repairable leak in the crease, I will buy another and highly recommend same to others in the market for an inflatable. Thanks for the product!

6/11/2017
Michael Poskozim , EDEN PRAIRIE Verified Owner

Wife and I bought two and love them. Strangers admire them and are surprised when we tell them they are inflatables. The kayak is fast and nimble. A little tricky to get in and out. Best to straddle in shallow water. Not easy to repack in the backpack so we avoid repacking and store them semifolded in available spaces in our RV. Shipping was quick, People friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend this kayak and in fact have recommended it to fellow RVers and to relatives.

Sea Eagle's reply:

Michael, this video should help ► youtu.be/Dfbp_lm3jGY.

6/5/2017
Lana Cullison , CORYDON Verified Owner

Bought two Razorlite kayaks, model 393RL. Product arrived when promised and in excellent condition. The watercraft is high performance as described. Easy to set up, easy to balance out on the water even against 30MPH wind and rough waves. The instructions were thorough even for a first-time kayak user. I would rate it 5 stars on performance. The only difficulty, I have with the overall package, is the re-packing of the craft into its backpack. There is very little instructions or tips on how to repack into the pack provided. I have to hang the bow or stern cap out of the top of the pack in order to fit it all in, otherwise it is a knuckle scraping chore drawing lots of blood and curses. I've tried numerous folding techniques (ex-military training), but it is a laborious task as if the pack is too narrow at the opening. It needs to expand then cinch in. Once the folded kayak is stuffed in, there is room along the sides and the bottom for accessories. I liked the additional strapping provided. Lana

Sea Eagle's reply:

Lana, we are listening and up-sizing the RazorLite™ backpacks.

Also, this video should help ► youtu.be/Dfbp_lm3jGY

5/23/2017
Doug and Karen Hamilton , ORANGE Verified Owner
Doug and Karen Hamilton's boat

My husband gave me the RazorLite 393rl for my birthday last November. We spend a few months each year in the Eastern High Sierras. Because we go in our motor home and take two other boats with us, it was essential that the kayak be inflatable. I was skeptical that an inflatable kayak would perform well, but boy was I wrong. I couldn't be more impressed with the performance on the water, and it is easy to inflate. We actually took it out on a large lake and inflated it in our 16.5 ft. boat and set it over the side. I'm now planning to take it with me when I visit my family home on a lake in Michigan. Thank you Sea Eagle, Karen Hamilton

4/23/2017
Dawn Werner , Crestview Verified Owner

I love my boat. So does my dog. When I retired, I moved from a large sticks and bricks home to an RV full time. I sold 3 SOTs and 2 SINKs and was looking for more portable options for the RV lifestyle. I now own 2 Oru kayaks and 2 Sea Eagle Razorlites. The RazorLites are perfect for taking the dog or when I am taking someone new to kayaking. I mostly do quiet waters...rivers, creeks, lakes.Would be a five star review but I wish the bag was oversized...it is very difficult to fit the boat back into the bag due to the tight fit.

4/16/2017
David Mercado , SAN ANTONIO Verified Owner

I made another trip recently and use the 393rl RazorLite 3 different excursions. All three with 15 mph winds or more. The kayak rides well, tracks nicely for a air boat. The skeg drags in a lot of the shallow spots I paddle. Thinking of trimming it down. I thought it was a little tippy at first but I have adjusted to it. Its not as tippy as my first kayak witch was a scupper pro. I worried about water inside the boat with the high walls and no scupper holes. The first time out I had a lot of water but since then, I have found better ways of entering the boat in thigh deep water. If I did a deep water entry, I'm pretty sure I would get a good amount of water in the boat. If that occurred in rough water, I don't know how that water in the kayak would affect its performance in 2 ft waves. I don't expect to be in that type of water often but sometimes it can blow up on you. I am still learning the boat. It seems like I covered as much area as with hard plastic hull kayaks, so the 393rl is satisfying my needs.

4/10/2017
MICHAEL THALGOTT , Nokomis Verified Owner

It was a tough decision between this and a hardshell. I have a convertible, and portability was an issue. However lving on the water, It was not a necessity. I am so glad I did not purchase an Oru, which I was comparing for portability. This is so much easier to get in and out of, and drain. And it floats without additional apparatus that is required for an Oru. I give it four stars instead of five for the single reason that this is not a good kayak for the shallows anywhere there are oyster beds. They will tear up your bottom and obviously cause major air leaks. If you know your waterways, or are using it in blue water for lakes, this is a fantastic choice.

Videos

Key Features:

  • The RazorLite™ Kayak's Straight Hull Design

    The RazorLite™ Kayak's Straight Hull Design

    An important and unique feature of the RazorLite™ Kayak is its straight hull design which provides the maximum straight hull waterline length. This feature combined with the very narrow kayak width (25" at the waterline) allows the RazorLite™ to paddle as fast as any rigid kayak. The Bow and stern molds are made of durable plastic and cut through the wind, waves, current, and water like a sharp edge straight razor on a clean close shave. With superior length to width ratio, razor sharp bow entry, straight line planing surface and a precision razor sharp stern exit at the rear these inflatable kayaks are in a performance league of their own.

  • The RazorLite™ Kayak's Unique Bow and Stern Design with Tapered Side Walls

    The RazorLite™ Kayak's Unique Bow and Stern Design with Tapered Side Walls

    The RazorLite™ Kayak's rigid bow and stern molds create the worlds very first speed entry system that leads into a double concave and then opens into a flat planing surface. The double concave design at bow allows pockets of air to enter in between the hull and the water creating lift while reducing friction and drag. The double concave at stern creates a super clean exit. The Tapered Drop Stitch Side Walls provide a rigid chine at the waterline and secondary buoyancy and stability. These features combine to enable the RazorLite™ to glide quickly and effortlessly through the water!

  • Bow and Stern Molds

    Bow and Stern Molds

    The RazorLite™ Kayak's rigid bow and stern molds create a razor sharp speed entry and exit system. The bow mold cuts through the water effortlessly at a high velocity. The water then meets the carefully designed Tapered Side Walls creating lift while reducing friction and drag, then exits just as fast as it entered at the stern mold leaving little to no wake behind.

  • The World's First and Only Kayak Made Entirely Of Drop Stitch Material

    The World's First and Only Kayak Made Entirely Of Drop Stitch Material

    The patented Sea Eagle RazorLite™ High Performance Ultra Light Kayak is the world's first and only inflatable kayak made entirely with Drop Stitch Technology throughout! This kayak uses 3" Drop Stitch material for the floor and 4" Drop Stitch material for the side walls. Our Drop Stitch material uses thousands of high tensile strength threads connecting the top and bottom fabric layers, creating thousands of I-beam supports. This enables the RazorLite™ to be inflated to a much higher pressure (10 psi) than other kayaks (3-4 psi) which increases overall rigidity. The unique Drop Stitch construction makes the RazorLite™ as fast as any rigid kayak in it's class and provides the added benefit of being able to pack in its own backpack. The RazorLite™ is as tough as nails, incredibly rigid, ultra light, and a delight to paddle. U.S. Patent 9,452,809

393rl Discount Packages

Pro

Component Value
Shipping: (FREE if you order by Jul 31) $85
Total Value: $1,382
Package Price: $899
Your Savings: $483
Package price and FREE SHIPPING offer valid through Monday, July 31, 2017
393rl Hull $899
Backpack (BLUE) $99
Tall Back Seat $99
8' AB40 paddle $95
Hand Piston Pump $49
Slide in Swept Back Skeg $29
Repair Kit $15
Tube Footrest $12
Great combination of performance, comfort and portability! Includes light weight 393RL Kayak, AB40 paddle, Tall Back Seat, adjustable foot rest, backpack & high pressure pump.

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Pro Carbon

Component Value
Shipping: (FREE if you order by Jul 31) $85
Total Value: $1,436
Package Price: $999
Your Savings: $437
Package price and FREE SHIPPING offer valid through Monday, July 31, 2017
393rl Hull $899
AB50 Paddle $149
Backpack (BLUE) $99
Tall Back Seat $99
Hand Piston Pump $49
Slide in Swept Back Skeg $29
Repair Kit $15
Tube Footrest $12
The Pro Carbon Package makes paddling even easier! The AB50 carbon fiber paddle reduces weight by 8 ounces compared to the AB40, making paddling long distances a true joy. Also includes backpack and pump.

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Instructions

Backpack (BLUE)

New All Purpose BACKPACK_DO! Great for carrying: LB11, NeedleNose SUPs, Sports Kayaks, FastTracks, Explorers and Motormount Boats! With 5.5 cubic feet of space there's plenty of room for your Sea Eagle and more! *Be sure to check baggage restrictions prior to traveling.

Tall Back Seat

Tall Back Kayak Seat latches securely to the d-rings on many of our Sea Eagle hulls. Removable zippered rear pouch for storage. Made of thermal molded foam. Provides great back support with an 19" high backrest. Great for any outing. Lightweight and durable.

The molded foam construction gives you a low sitting position to for maximum stability in rough whitewater and excellent back support.

Only weighs 2 lbs.

8' AB40 paddle

The asymmetrical spoon blade design of this Kayak paddle allows for smooth entries and an even pull, maximizing the power from your stroke. They require less gripping force, less effort per stroke. Weighs 2.92 lbs. Snap lock buttons to disconnect into 4 parts.

Hand Piston Pump

The Hand Piston Pump’s special design allows for low effort and quick inflation. Made with a reliable and strong aluminum shaft. The HandPump comes equipped with hose, recessed one-way valve adapter and a conveniently located, easy visible, accurate built-in pressure gauge. SUP Pump capable of inflating to 1 bar or 15 PSI.

Slide in Swept Back Skeg

This weed-less swept back skeg is great for those who would rather not get hung up on weeds or drag them along. The 13" long swept back design works as a weed-less rudder that minimizes yawing (side to side swinging) during paddling stokes and assist with forward propulsion due to it's reflex technology. At only 7" deep this skeg allows you to travel in much shallower waters.

Large (13" Long x 7" Deep) swept back removable slide in skeg for Stand Up Paddle Boards, FastTracks, Explorers, and Travel Canoe.

*Note your craft must have the grooved base plate to accommodate a slide-in skeg.

Repair Kit

Repair kit for 1000 Denier PVC boats. Includes hull repair material, tube of glue & Halkey-Roberts valve replacement tool.

Tube Footrest

Adjustable footrest for your FastTrack™ and RazorLite™ Kayaks. Easily clips to the pre attached d-rings on your kayak. (385ft shown in 1st photo)

AB50 Paddle

Featherweight AB50 8' Double End Paddle with Carbon-Fiberglass shaft and Asymmetrical spoon blades.

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