This kayak is a Grade 2 with undulation to the cockpit. Grade 2 boats come with a full warranty and beyond the cosmetic flaw mentioned are perfectly usable.
The Dagger Axis E 10.5 is a great boat for the adventurous paddler wanting an easy to handle kayak that is ideal for flat water cruising but up to the challenges of shorter trips along the coast or even some moving water.
The hull combines a decent amount of bow rocker with defined chines which aid manoeuvrability adding a slightly more 'sporty' feel to the boat helping the Axis cope with some swell on the sea and give a drier ride. To counter this a gentle 'V' or keel running the length of the boat means you won't stuggle to keep things going in a straight line when you just want to cruise along.
The outfitting is very comfortable with height adjustable backrest and leg lifter. A drop skeg keeps things straight in any kind of flat water, there is plenty of rear storage and the bungee/mesh combo on the front deck allow you to keep your drinks bottle etc to easily to hand. We reckon this is an excellent little boat from Dagger!
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