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Sun Dolphin Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included

Large, comfortable seating area Maximum weight Capacity 395 lbs. Two flush mount rod holders, one swivel Includes Paddle
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Questions & Answers for Sun Dolphin Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included

Question

Weight Limit

What's the weight capacity of this kayak?
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Clint
on Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
392 lbs
answered 11 months ago
By
Silentgrayfellow
answer 2
395 lbs.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
blzngmarine
answer 3
I believe it is 285lbs if not more. I'm 6ft at 180 and also had tons of storage on it with no problem
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Texastrigger
answer 4
I believe that on another site I saw that the capacity was 395 lbs.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
OldMusician
answer 5
395 lbs
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
loaderman252
Question

Does this kayak have drain ports, for when water splashes over edges?

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Outdoorsmen
on Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
no.
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
TomWar
answer 2
No.
answered 9 months ago
By
Skunkpu
answer 3
I believe you mean scupper holes. No, it does not. If the hull fills with water it has a drain plug to release the trapped water. Also, you don't really need scuppers, just get a hand held bilge pump or water pool toy.
answered 9 months ago
By
Skunkpu
answer 4
No.
answered 11 months ago
By
Silentgrayfellow
answer 5
It does have 1 but it is only in the front storage compartment, witch is useless except for people like me.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Texastrigger
answer 6
No there are no drain scuppers. There is a drain plug mounted at the rear-most top of the kayak, It's a screw-in plug and not sure what the use should be since I would not expect any water to get into the sealed hull !
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
OldMusician
Question

what is the weight capacity it can hold?

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
loony
on Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
325lbs.
answered 9 months ago
By
Skunkpu
answer 2
392 lbs.
answered 11 months ago
By
Silentgrayfellow
answer 3
395 lbs per the tag that came on mine, I am 230 and it works well.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
blzngmarine
answer 4
It says 395. But im sure it can hold more. im 5'11 280 and it floats fine could get another 100 or more im sure...
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
My6gen
answer 5
Specs say 395 lbs. Not sure where the other guy who answered this got his info from.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
WholesaleCabinetsUS
answer 6
285lbs
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Texastrigger
Question

what is the actual weight

Can one person carry this
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Dennis
on Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Depends on how far you are wanting to carry it. It weighs in at 48 lbs but is very awkward. There are not carrying handles placed to make transporting easy. With it being 12 ft long there is no easy way to carry it.
answered 8 months ago
By
CarolinaFishFinatic
answer 2
It says it is 45-50 lbs...i believe it to be more like 60.
answered 9 months ago
By
Skunkpu
answer 3
48 lbs. One person can carry it if you can lift and port 48 lbs.
answered 11 months ago
By
Silentgrayfellow
answer 4
Around 50 lbs or so, no good side handle but can be moved with one person yes. Handles are on ends.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
blzngmarine
answer 5
About 50 lbs. I have now problem putting it on my car. If you have to carry long distance to the water it might be a little difficult.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
My6gen
answer 6
Yes, but it is difficult because of the double walls and lack of hand grips at the center. It's also a little heavy at close to 50lbs. But it can be carried by one person if the have some strength.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
DjSchmeeJ
Question

Does this kayak have a paddle holder?

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Bryan
on Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included
5 answers
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answer 1
yes
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
TomWar
answer 2
Yes.
answered 9 months ago
By
Skunkpu
answer 3
Indentations on the top @ seat for laying your paddle across but so close to seat you'd have to have no stomach whatsoever. Also a secure loop on right side. I just lay mine over the "thigh protectors" and it doesn't slip.
answered 11 months ago
By
Silentgrayfellow
answer 4
Yes it does on the side of it ,, but its better to put it on top with you
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Texastrigger
answer 5
Yes it does , on the right side there is a smaller bungee between two cleats and a hook , place paddle there and pull the bungee over paddle to the hook. Not the best system in my opinion but works. I do like the small indentions across the top of the kayak so you have some place to lay the paddle while you reach for your fishing pole when the fish strike
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
kilroyo
Question

can you mount a fishfinder to this kayak?

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
pucho
on Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included
5 answers
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answer 1
yes
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
TomWar
answer 2
Oh yea. There is a you_tube video of a guy that has already done it.
answered 9 months ago
By
Skunkpu
answer 3
Sure.
answered 11 months ago
By
Silentgrayfellow
answer 4
Yes, you would have to cut a small hole under rear storage to mount transducer at lowest point, and can mount unit anywhere ideal. I am doing this soon to mine.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
blzngmarine
answer 5
you may be able to but it will take work at doing so
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Texastrigger
Question

is this a flat bottom kayak?

asked 10 months ago
By
itee
on Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included
5 answers
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answer 1
Its pretty flat, it has a slight V which I believe helps the kayak track better.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
lweetz
answer 2
No. It has a keel and two tracking grooves. This kayak tracks very well for the price point.
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
TomWar
answer 3
No
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
capten
answer 4
Yes the bottom is flat
answered 8 months ago
By
CarolinaFishFinatic
answer 5
No, it is not but the keel is not too extreme either. this kayak tracks well.
answered 9 months ago
By
Skunkpu
Question

Does this kayak come with sand in it?

When transporting my kayak it sounds like it has sand and rocks in it? it sounds like sand is sliding from end to end and a rock tumbling on plastic from end to end?
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Bryan144
on Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
That sound is the plastic pieces from the cutouts. They drop inside during the manufacturing process. Doesn't hurt anything.
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
TomWar
answer 2
Probably sand and or plastic pieces left over from manufacturing.
answered 9 months ago
By
Skunkpu
answer 3
It's the plastic cut-out pieces that fall inside. Doesn't affect the performance but it is a bit disconcerting if you don't know about it.
answered 11 months ago
By
Silentgrayfellow
answer 4
I didn't hear any in mine, And you will love it as much as I do
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Texastrigger
answer 5
Mine is exactly the same as you described. I just thought it was sloppy manufacturing with left over plastic beads from the injection mold process. But I don't know what the rock like noise is. I have been debating on removing the drain mount to have a closer look.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
kilroyo
Question

Can u install a trolling motor on this kayak

asked 11 months ago
By
Jeff
on Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
you can if you make a mount that hooks into the back rod holders. just google it.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
LUCKY6981
answer 2
yes
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
TomWar
answer 3
It's not designed for a trolling motor
answered 5 months ago
By
GTP1601
answer 4
No, but as with anything; if you dream it you can build it. Also, if you put a trolling motor or any motor on it then you will need to get it licensed and pay for tags yearly (In most states).
answered 9 months ago
By
Skunkpu
Question

Is this kayak stable?

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Wazer
on Sun Dolphin Journey 12' Sit-on Fishing Kayak, Paddle Included
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
VERY! All kayaks rock back and forth but this one is really stable.
answered 9 months ago
By
Skunkpu
answer 2
Yes, very.
answered 11 months ago
By
Silentgrayfellow
answer 3
to me yes it does, but if you over reach, you will feel the boat slide one side
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Texastrigger
answer 4
It seemed pretty stable to me. I am older and have limited lower back flexibility. I was able to get in and out much easier than my last sit-on. It is quite wide and low to the water. The sides are low which seemed to make entrance and exit easier for me. It paddled easily and seemed to glide quite well !
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
OldMusician
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