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Dagger  Katana 9.7 Kayak 2019

The Katana 9.7 from Perception is a crossover kayak that is versatile enough to excel in any body of water. This unique kayak inspires confidence in the paddler due to its balanced rocker profile that allows for speed in the flats and impeccable maneuverability in the rapids. The hull of the Katana 9.7 is constructed for stability, while the beveled and flared side-walls offer secondary stability. The rounded deck shape is designed to shed water, making it easier to paddle in choppy conditions. The spacious cockpit on the Katana is a rare find in whitewater boats and allows for a less confined feeling. The Katana 9.7 also features removable bulkheads and reinforced hatches for gear storage, while the drop skeg provides additional speed and stability. Contour Ergo Outfitting, Ratchet…