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Dagger Stratos 12.5

High Performance Touring Kayak

Designed for inland and coastal touring, for days out exploring, yet enough capacity for overnight camping trips.

Dagger Stratos Day Touring Kayak

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Dagger Stratos 12.5

The Stratos 12.5 is the smaller sister to the hugely popular longer 14.5 version. Packed with all the same features and hull shape, the 12.5 is lighter, shorter and much more manoeuvrable than the 14.5. Of course by sacrificing waterline length and volume, the top end cruising speed, carrying capacity and trackability are compromised.

Perfect for day touring, and paddlers who enjoy exploring smaller waterways and in-shore areas. The 12.5 is nimble and faster than 10-11ft touring kayaks, and copes extremely well with ocean swell and small surf. In keeping with the 14.5, the flared bow rocker cuts nicely through waves and the flattened hull area directly beneath the seat position offers a nice stable ride, especially when catching waves and swell from the stern.

Forgiving and easy to roll (relative the paddlers ability), the Stratos 12.5 has the unique ability that it can easily be paddled by beginners, but experts also love how it paddles and it’s very well thought out design and features.

With plenty of adjustment in the outfitting, the kayaks seat leg-lifter, footrest, thighbraces and backrest can be altered to provide the paddler with a comfortable, snug fit. The 12.5 also comes with drop-down skeg for windy days, 2x watertight hatches and contoured hip pads as standard.

Set to be well received into the UK market, the 12.5 is a lovely little day tourer. Available in two different sizes to suit differing paddler weights. For those wanting more speed and storage the Stratos14.5 could be worth a look.


  • Fixed Seat with Leg Lifters
  • Contour Seat Padding
  • Removable Contour Hip Pads
  • Easy to Adjust Slidelock Footrests
  • Adjustable Contour LT Backrest
  • Retractable Grab Handles
  • Security Bar on Back Deck
  • Multiple Decklines and Elastics
  • 2x Watertight Deck Hatches
  • Drop Down Retractable Skeg System


Stratos 12.5 S Dimensions

  • Length: 12'6" / 381 cm

  • Width: 24.5" / 62 cm

  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 250lbs / 113 kgOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Dagger Stratos 12.5 for your weight
  • Deck Height: 13.5" / 34 cm

  • Weight: 52.5 lbs / 23.8 kg

  • Spraydeck Size: Big Deck


Stratos 12.5 L Dimensions

  • Length: 12'6" / 381 cm

  • Width: 25" / 64 cm

  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 136 kg / 136 kgOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Dagger Stratos 12.5 for your weight
  • Deck Height: 14.5" / 37 cm

  • Weight: 54 lbs / 24.5 kg

  • Spraydeck Size: Big Deck






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Click & Collect - Stores Nationwide

Nationwide Click & Collect available for the Dagger Stratos 12.5. Collection for orders placed online can be made from any of our Canoe Shops UK Stores. For full details on our Click & Collect service, please see: Nationwide Click & Collect

For further help and information about the Dagger Stratos 12.5, please call us on 01925 818437