Sea Eagle 473rl Inflatable Kayaks and Canoe Reviews

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Luke Derstein Verified Owner 3/7/2022 5.0 out of 5 stars.

Hi guys, thanks again for checking in. I would like to thank you all for building a high quality inflatable. We spent 3 weeks in southwest Florida in January paddling the kayak. It was very easy to inflate and install the seats. The footrest were a little more difficult to install but got easier with time. My wife and I had never paddled an inflatable before, within 3 mile we felt very stable and understood the concept. The next day we paddled 8 mile down the calosahatchee river, best time ever. We had some light chop in the open water but never felt compromised. I had a concern about oyster beds and possible damage to the hull but that was unwarranted. I did have trouble packing it back into the storage bag to original state but I managed. I loved the way it packed in our Jeep Grand Cherokee, took very little space. I look forward to warmer weather in Kansas and putting the boat back on the water. All and all, we love and look forward many years of paddling in the473rl. thanks again.

Michael Cooper Verified Owner 1/16/2022 5.0 out of 5 stars.

We love our 473rl! It's perfect fort travelling with our 5th wheel. We're not spring chickens, but paddling is easy for the two of us even in a strong wind the low profile and skag make it easy to stay on course. Only regret is if we'd waited to purchase we would have gotten a free electric pump with it.

Robert Gordon Verified Owner 12/20/2021 5.0 out of 5 stars.

We love our sturdy, convenient, comfortable tandem kayak.

John Edwards Verified Owner 9/7/2021 5.0 out of 5 stars.

We received our kayak back in the spring. It arrived weeks before it was expected to. Our first voyage was great. I managed to miss read the instructions and inadvertently cause a small leak. Sea Eagle quickly came to our rescue and repaired the kayak at no charge. Since then we have enjoyed many hour in several location and I am reminded to once again to carefully read all the instructions. The photos are from our recent excursion to one of our favorite pubs where when one paddles there, you get a but off you first pint. The Pour house, Port Townsend, WA, USA. This kayak replaces our SE 330, Still working well after 20 years. Now with one of our children.

Valerie McDonnell Verified Owner 8/16/2021 2.0 out of 5 stars.

The kayak took longer than expected to arrive. When it came, it came in two different boxes. The kayak didn't fit in the carrying bag. I tried to contact customer services more times than I can count. They finally answered saying they didn't have a bag available to fit the kayak. They then sent me a cheap $10 dollar big cargo bag that was pretty useless. The only reason I'm even giving them a 2 (instead of a 1) is because I do think the quality of my specific kayak is great. It is such a shame that the company and customer service is so bad. My best friend tried to buy the same kayak as mine and when his arrived, it was completely different than what he ordered. Not surprised. For the price tag of these kayaks, I would expect to have all pieces fit and proper customer service when something is wrong with the order/ a part doesn't fit.

Sea Eagle's reply:

Thank you for the review and feedback Valerie.

We are very sorry that the complimentary CarryBag did not work out for you. We strive to provide our customers with the best personal service possible. We hope you are enjoying the boat and are here for any of your future needs.

Please feel free to reach out to us anytime.

Edawrd Binau Verified Owner 7/15/2021 5.0 out of 5 stars.

Just finishing a trip to Bend Oregon, first summer with our 473rl. Did a 18 mile trip on the Deschutes River and some shorter lake trips. My wife and I just love our kayak, we have had hard shells and one other inflatable, the 473rl is the best kayak we have ever used. Love the speed , finished the 18 mile river trip under 5 hours ( used to take 6 ). And the way we can get in and out of the boat very stable ( without failing in the lake or river ). Very easy to set up and take down and we can take all our gear. We are both in our sixty's........ Thank you for a great product

Dr. Joel Kordis Verified Owner 6/13/2021 5.0 out of 5 stars.

Everything about this kayak is quality. The first trip out we had multiple people come look at our kayak and each of them were equally impressed.

The razor lite took a few minutes getting used to but once we got the feel of the kayak it was simply amazing.

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I recommend Sea Eagle over all the other inflatable kayaks out there. Way to go Sea Eagle!

Guy Abbate Verified Owner 6/13/2021 2.0 out of 5 stars.

In general I am very disappointed with the product and at this point wish I hadn't purchased it.

My primary complaint is that I find the kayak too narrow and unstable. I've spent some time trying

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to devise an outrigger, similar to something you see on Polynesian canoes. I also experienced significant

difficulty inserting and removing the foot rests. Both factors have played a major role in the kayak remaining in

storage while we use our individual kayaks for routine local trips.

Sea Eagle's reply:

Thank you for the review. We offer a 120 day return policy for any reason.

Otherwise we'd be very happy to offer you assistance in the use of your boat. We hope we can make it work for you and get you out there enjoying your RazorLite.

Feel free to reach out at anytime.

Norbert Doll Verified Owner 6/12/2021 3.0 out of 5 stars.

I wish I had known about a shorter version of this boat.

Sea Eagle's reply:

Thank you for the review. Please feel free to contact us and we can assist you in the use or your boat.

Rowan Richardson Verified Owner 5/3/2021 5.0 out of 5 stars.

We bought this kayak last year to offset being isolated for C-19, what better way to be outside than on the SF bay every Sunday? It's been great in calm and rough weather, it regularly sees 2ft swells out in the bay and when we can, we put the sail up and cruise (likely in higher winds than recommended). We ballast the front of the kayak with 3 x 1 gallon ziplock bags filled with water to offset our weight difference (I'm 120lbs heavier than my wife). We leave it inflated and haven't noticed any issues with doing that. Overall a great purchase!