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Innova Swing I Inflatable Kayak - Red SWG-0016-105

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Innova Kayaks Swing I inflatable kayak - Red SWG-0016-105

The Innova Kayaks Swing I red inflatable kayak is the single-person version of its bigger brother, the tandem Swing II. The Swing I is a decked inflatable kayak that cuts through the water perfectly with its sharp lines. This boat responds well in lakes but scoffs at waves and more difficult class II waters. It only takes 5 minutes to inflate, and is easily packed away in a pillow-sized bag. Each Innova inflatable kayak is divided into 3 separate air chambers. A pressure relief valve is installed in the floor chamber to relieve possible over-pressure.

Hull

The Swing uses a highly-efficient “tubeless” system on its Nitrylon Lite™ hull. Nitrylon is a rip-stop polyester fabric, which is rubber coated on the interior for air retention, and Teflon treated on the outside for water repellency and stain resistance.

The air-holding seams of the hull are vulcanized and permanently bonded – similar to the way tires are vulcanized. Each chamber is individually tested at the factory for air retention.

The tubeless construction parallels what tire manufacturers went to decades ago – much lighter, but inflates to a higher pressure than competitors’ bladder kayaks (3psi vs. 2psi.). This higher pressure makes the boat stiffer and gives it a snappier paddling performance, especially in rougher water. Competitors’ inflatable kayaks are made using an unreinforced vinyl bladder inside a zip on skin. This makes the boat heavier, and could potentially allow water to get trapped inside, making it difficult to dry and pack away.

Decks

The decks of the Swing I are urethane-coated and have zippered access for ease of cleaning and gear storage. The aft zippered deck opens completely in 2 flaps for full access, and each deck has gear bungees. The decks are supported using aluminum arches fore and aft of the cockpit openings. The crosswise set of these arches give the deck shape and structure, and help give the Swing stiffness for when you’re paddling in rough water. When folding the kayak, you take the arches out for a compact folded size, or leave them in for a slightly bigger folded size.

 

The Swing also comes equipped with a carry handle on each end. If you want to stay dry while out there on the water, pick up a spray skirt in red or black!

 

Be sure to check out the “specs” tab for specifics about the Swing I, the “About Innova” tab to learn what makes Innova’s boats so tough and high quality, and the “Videos” tab to see the Swing I in action, how Innova kayaks inflate, and more!

 

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Specs
  • SKU#: SWG-0016-105
  • RIVER RATING: Class II
  • LENGTH:10'6"
  • WIDTH: 33"
  • WEIGHT: 24.7 lbs.
  • MAX. CAPACITY: 265 lbs. (1 person)
  • PACKED DIMENSIONS: 27"x15"x9"
  • MATERIAL: Nitrilon (TM)
  • AIR CHAMBERS: 3
  • SELF BAILING: No
  • SPRAY DECK: Standard
  • RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES: Paddle, spray skirt - red or blacklifejacket, gear bag
  • INCLUDES:Tracking fin and repair kit

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Videos

The Swing I in action:

Why Innova Kayaks are so tough - the material: 

 

Inflating an Innova inflatable kayak:

 

How the inflation valve works: 

About Innova

History

Founded over 20 years ago, Innova Kayaks is the North American distributor of popular European inflatable kayaks, manufactured by Gumotex in the Czech Republic. Since then, Innova has sold flat water and moderate whitewater inflatable boats.

Material

Unlike many other inflatables, Innova Kayaks’ boats are made from rubber – not PVC. This rubber material, Nitrylon™, is a lamination of nitrile synthetic rubber and natural rubber over a 1,200-denier, low stretch polyester fabric. Nitrylon™ is very puncture and abrasion resistant, and considerably stronger and better performing than PVC. This same material is actually used in high-end, Zodiac-Type tenders and high-end whitewater rafts. Each Innova boat has 3 main air chambers, plus other small ones for seats, decks, etc. These air chambers are filled to an industry-leading 3 psi, to provide a much more firm hull than the industry standard of 2 psi.


Green

Green is one way to describe Innova Kayaks. PVC gives off dioxins into the environment. Not only is Nitrylon™ stronger and better performing than PVC, but it is also very eco-friendly. It can easily be recycled, and in 2010, Innova started the first inflatable kayak and canoe recycling program.

Convenience & Portability

In this day and age, people are traveling and moving around more than ever before in history. Convenience is becoming less of a luxury and more of a necessity. Innova’s boats fully inflate in just minutes, and when you’re done, they fold up small enough to fit into a bag the size of a small duffle bag. They are lightweight, very easy to carry and transport, and can be stored in tight places – even in an airplane as carry-on.

Awards

Over the years, Innova Kayaks has been the recipient of many awards, endorsements, and features in the boat and boat fishing industries. The quality, convenience, and track record of Innova Kayaks proves that they have THE boats you want to own.

Customer Reviews

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Easy to set up, great control, fast shipping
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Great Inflatable Kayak

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