Designed for cruising the waterways with comfort and efficiency, with loads of storage and convenient accessories, the Tupelo is your premier, feature laden recreational kayak. Like touring and whitewater kayaks, the Tupelo comes sized for the paddler, with the 12.5 for larger paddlers. I
Weight: 49 lbs, 55 lbs with seat
Capacity: 300 lbs
Ergo Seat: All day comfort and easily removable from the boat for use in camp.
Quick-open stern hatch: The quick open hatch allows easy access to bulkhead-sealed stern storage area. Easily holds camping gear for a weekend or more!
Gear Tracks fore and aft of cockpit: The gear tracks are built in to the kayak in easily accessible locations for adding accessories and RAM Mounts.
Classic tri-hull design: The hull was designed to provide great stability and tracking. Ease of paddling and stability in all waters was the key goals for the Tupelo.
Open, padded cockpit: Roomy cockpit opening with padded rim that allows for relaxed
Bow/ Deck Rigging: For one handed paddle storage, or keeping gear/jacket, etc.. Stored up front, the bow deck rigging gives you more storage options
Stern Deck Rigging: Whether you use it for carrying your rain jacket or whether you stuff fishing gear for quick access, the rear deck rigging is easily accessible.
Paddle Holder: An easy, clip on bungee paddle holder on the right side of the Ibis to keep your paddle secure and out of the way when you are birdwatching, taking photos, video, or just hanging out.
Water Bottle Holder and Nalgene Bottle: Need a place to keep your water? Our bungee system allows various shapes and sizes of water bottles to be held in place within reaching distance from your Elite Seat. Your kayak comes with a Made in the USA Nalgene bottle decked out with Jackson Kayak logos.
Easy to Adjust Foot Pegs: Our adjustable foot pegs give you a custom fit to your own boat and ensure you have the foot support you need to maneuver your kayak but also be comfortable all day long.
Grab Handles: With several carrying points you don’t need to worry about this kayak slipping out of your hands.
GoPro Ready: Capture the moment easier with a screwed in insert Go Pro Mount. This mount can be placed in any of our moulded in screw locations around the kayak.