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Perception Essence 16 & 17

High Performance Perception Sea Kayaks

Perception Essence 16 - £999.00 (RRP £1,099.00 - Saving £100.00)

Perception Essence 17 - £999.00 (RRP £1,099.00 - Saving £100.00)

Perception Essence 16 sea kayak

Percpetion Essence 16

The Perception Essence being paddled by Chris
The Perception Essence being paddled on small surf
Perception Kayaks Essence Surfing
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Perception Essence

 

The thrill and experience of sea kayaking isn't just for experts... however if your expedition requires a map, then you're going to need the added speed, comfort and storage found in the Essence range.

 

A modern hull design incorporates a strong V-shaped bow and stern with defined chines to provide true directional stability and splendid edge control. Predictable handling, manoeuvrability and impressive forward speed gives paddlers all the performance needed for that day out or multi-day trip on the water. Good initial and secondary stability will allow you to take your sea touring experiences to new levels, whether you are an expert or developing your paddling skills.

 

The Essence series is everything you need for that week-long, once in a lifetime trek or a more exciting day on the water that you only get with a design that's truly an extension of your body.

 

Essence 16 or Essence 17?

 

Essence 16

The Essence 16 is ideal if your paddling style suits a slightly livelier and more nimble ride. Snugger ergonomics allow for close control and also give a great fit for smaller paddlers.

 

Essence 17

The Essence 17 has a touch more length and volume than the Essence 16. This gives more space and forgiveness for average to large paddlers and carries heavier loads without compromising on its handling abilities.

 

Click here to read our full review on the Perception Essence

Key Features

  • 25cm Dual Density Bow Hatch / 20cm Mid ship Day Hatch / Oval Dual Density Stern Hatch
  • Adjustable Padded Thigh Braces
  • Bow, Mid ship and Stern Bulkheads
  • Retractable Carry Handles
  • Zone EXP Seating System with Leg Lifters
  • Superlinear Polyethylene Shell
  • Adjustable Pedal Footrests
  • Bow and Stern Deck Rigging
  • Compass Recess
  • Multi-Position Retractable Skeg

Dimensions - Essence 16

  • Length 500 cm / 16'5"
  • Width: 57 cm / 22"
  • Weight 26 kg / 57 lbs
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 150 kg / 331 lbsOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Perception Essence for your weight

Dimensions - Essence 17

  • Length 518 cm / 17'0"
  • Width: 58 cm / 23"
  • Weight 28 kg / 62 lbs
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 160 kg / 353 lbsOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Perception Essence for your weight

Colours

Perception Essence - Red Perception Essence - yellow Perception Essence - lime
Red Yellow Lime

 

 

Recommended Accessories

FeelFree Day Tour Alloy Shaft Paddle - 220cm

FeelFree Day Tour Alloy Shaft Paddle - 220cm

The Feelfree Day Tour is our top selling paddle for recreational touring.

Price £39.95

FeelFree Day Tour Glass Shaft Paddle

FeelFree Day Tour Glass Shaft Paddle - 220cm

The Day Tour paddle has asymmetrical blades for increased paddling efficiency and reduced torque.

Price £64.95

Beluga Bilge Pump

Beluga Bilge Pump

Bilge pump for displacing water after capsizing.

 

Price £18.95

Manic Tour Deck - Big Deck

Manic Tour Deck - Big Deck

The Manic Tour is suitable for touring, sea kayaking and recreational paddling. It is a great choice for beginners and club paddlers.

Price £59.95 (RRP £64.95 - Saving £5.00)

Manic Expedition Deck - Big Deck

Manic Expedition Deck - Big Deck

The Manic Tour is suitable for touring, sea kayaking and recreational paddling. It is a great choice for beginners and club paddlers.

Price £71.95 (RRP £79.95 - Saving £8.00)

North Water Sea Tec Bungee Paddle Leash

North Water Sea Tec Bungee Paddle Leash

The North Water Sea Tec paddle leash is a simple and effective paddle leash for securing your paddle to the kayak. (not to the paddler)

 

Price £14.95

Delivery

We offer a delivery service for the Perception Essence throughout the UK & Ireland to home and work addresses.

Unless instructed otherwise, we endeavour to supply goods ordered within 3-5 working days for the UK mainland. Our standard delivery service for the majority of canoes is 3 working days. Some addresses in Scotland and other remote areas can take a little longer.

The delivery price will be shown in the shopping basket.

 

Collection - Click & Collect

You can buy a Perception Essence online from our website and pick it up from ourselves or from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with instore collection*.

Our other stores are:

  • Bournemouth Canoes - Poole
  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven
  • Cornwall Canoes - Near Newquay
  • Kayaks & Paddles Plymouth
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich
  • Southampton Canoes - Hampshire

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

For further help and information about the Perception Essence, please call us on 01925 818437

 

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