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393rl

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 (45 total, avg. review: 4.6 out of 5)

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1/24/2018
Zoe Dubrow Verified Owner

I've had other inflatable kayaks in the past and this one is much better, it handles as well as a hard shell kayak. Really easy to blow up even with just the hand pump. It only takes me about 10 minutes total to set up.

1/22/2018
Daniel Long , CANON CITY Verified Owner

First of all, I think Sea Eagle boats are the best inflatable boats you can buy. That being said, my first couple of rides in my 393rl were a little sketchy. My previous boat was a paddleski . I bought that about 5 years ago. It was very stable and easy to row. Unfortunatley the wind pushed it around quite a bit. The 393rl has a much lower profile so that reduces that problem a lot. Stability is the problem. I consider myself a pretty good kayaker but I had a hard time feeling secure in this kayak. I guess I just need more time to get used to it. Also , the backpack for the kayak is not the easiest to pack up the kayak. I really struggle to get the kayak back in it. Other than those issues, the boat itself is great. Easy to inflate and deflate. It definitely moves through the water smoothly. I will keep trying to get used to my 393rl but it is definitely suited more for experienced kayakers.

Sea Eagle's reply:

Aloha Daniel, the RazorLite™ is indeed a high-performance kayak but it's easy to master. Just like riding a bike. There's a slight learning curve. Once you have it though - you have it and have taken your skills to the next level. Remember the skeg will help. Getting your paddle in the water as soon as possible for bracing and getting underway will help too. Just like riding a bike. When stationary you can either lay your paddle across your RazorLite™ (perpendicular) to act like a balance pole or keep a blade in the water for bracing. Before long you will have developed the core muscles needed and using your RazorLite™ will become natural. Give this video a try for packing ► youtu.be/Dfbp_lm3jGY a try! Should make it pretty easy.

1/15/2018
Kevin Shalosky , Ohio Verified Owner

Had an issue with the first one but Sea Eagle replaced it with new improved design at no cost. Great service! Can completely recommend RazerLite without reservations! Sets up super fast, amazing tracking, sturdy kayak. Tracking is a big problem with most inflatables but Sea Eagle has really outdone themselves with this boat.

12/16/2017
Richard Dykiel , ACTON Verified Owner
Richard Dykiel's boat

I'm using the kayak as a tender to my cruising sailboat when single-handling (which is most of the time). My sailboat is small but capable. I used to drag an inflatable dinghy but that reduced sailing performance. The kayak folds in a locker and is set up quickly to explore my favorite anchorages, which are rocky shores and islands like Maine. The kayak has outstanding performance, close to a rigid. The only drawbacks of the design is windage due to its high freeboard, which makes it harder to get going in strong winds, but still doable. On the other hand I like the open design that enables carrying stuff (e.g. backpacks or groceries). I find it tracks very well even without the skeg, which I never use in order to ease beaching, and rides the swells safely. I still think it reasonable to paddle in relatively protected waters and in calm to medium conditions.

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12/2/2017
Walter Maiwald , FOUNTAIN HILLS Verified Owner

After vacillating between the Fast Track and the RazorLite, I finally ordered the 393 rl. I have owned rigid kayaks before and I didn't expect this kind of performance in an inflatable. I was amazed how well the 393 tracked, the speed which I could attain, and the distance I could cover. Needless to say, after my wife tried my 393rl, she wanted one for herself. We love the portability and the ease of storage of the kayak. We have loaned our kayaks out to friends, and they have purchased their own 393rl's. That pretty much says it all. With the 180 day trial period and the 3 year warranty, you can't go wrong.

11/15/2017
Rebecca Wincell , Milwaukee Verified Owner

I LOVE my Sea Eagle! I do mainly river and lake kayaking but have had it out on Lake Michigan (staying in sight of shore). It is easy to paddle, tracks well, and best of all fits in my backseat! I had traditional hard shell kayaks and tried roof racks and a then a trailer but they were awkward to handle alone. The Sea Eagle folds up in the back seat of my compact car, inflates in less than 10 minutes and I am on the water. I did several group paddles and got lots of compliments and questions on it. I totally recommend it and plan to get a second one in the spring!

11/13/2017
Dan Peacock , Hamilton Verified Owner
Dan Peacock's boat

Bought my 393RL in spring 2017 after owning a 385 Fast Track for two years. I was very happy with the Fast Track I just found it a lot of effort to paddle long distances and hard to keep up with friends in hard shell canoes on long trips. The Razorlite takes significantly less effort to paddle. It easily keeps up with and even outpaces standard canoes. The RazorLite tracks dead straight with the skeg attached but I also find that makes it harder to steer. Without the skeg it still tracks reasonably well and steers with much less effort. Because of this I find it easier to use than the Fast Track in very shallow water as the Fast Track does not track at all without the skeg. Setup and take down time are much less than the Fast Track. The included back pack style bag is an upgrade from the duffel style my Fast Track came with and is much easier to carry though harder to get the boat in the bag. Only downside is the manual pumps break often/easily and current model RL can't be cleaned between floor & hull.

11/1/2017
Liz Hartley , MUKILTEO Verified Owner

I like the kayak overall. Positives include ability to carry in back of SUV, fairly quick inflation time, and apparent sturdiness. Less than positive but not wholly negative include inferior maneuverability compared to fiberglass kayak w rudder, difficulty in cleaning debris from deep crevices and fully drying the crevices to prevent mold while storing. Most disappointing is the impossibility of using the “backpack” as a carrying device once it was removed the first time. There is no way this kayak, once used, can resume its size and shape that it was packaged in, and then try to cram in all the accessories! So, storage is a problem in a small house. The kayak sits folded up, outside the “backpack” full of accessories.

Sea Eagle's reply:

Aloha Liz, give this video ► youtu.be/Dfbp_lm3jGY a try. Should make packing pretty easy!

10/24/2017
Ellen McKinney , McCall Verified Owner

The 393rl is a smooth, reactive, fun boat on the water. Although it isn't heavy, it is awkward to carry easily and repacking it is frustrating. Multiple tries and many videos later, I am still unable to put the boat back into the bag along with the paddle and pump, as shown on the sites. As a result, I revert to my old hard-shell kayak for trips near home, and save the SeaEagle for when we travel.

Sea Eagle's reply:

Aloha Ellen, give this video ► youtu.be/Dfbp_lm3jGY a try! Should make packing pretty easy.

10/10/2017
William Heese , AKRON Verified Owner

The 393 RL is indeed a very unique kayak.

It assembly is fast and easy and it moves

Very nicely through the water.

As advertised it requires some experieance

To handle this kayak.

It is almost inpossible to get the deflated

Kayak back in the storage bag.

Better instructions would be helpful.

Sea Eagle's reply:

William, this video should help. Try packing it this way ► youtu.be/Dfbp_lm3jGY.

Videos

Key Features:

393rl Discount Packages

Pro

Component Value
Shipping: (FREE if you order by Feb 28) $85
Total Value: $1,382
Package Price: $849
Your Savings: $533
Package price and FREE SHIPPING offer valid through Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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 Feb 28) $85
Total Value: $1,436
Package Price: $949
Your Savings: $487
Package price and FREE SHIPPING offer valid through Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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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