Aquaglide Deschutes 145 2 Person Inflatable Kayak
The Deschutes is a new model for Aquaglide and this 14ft5 version is ideal for use by two paddlers. The tapered bow and flat rocker make it an efficient cruiser. Aquaglide are always pushing technical development and the Deschutes is no exception, using high pressure sides with a foam floor. This creates excellent performance but with minimal pack size and weight.
The Deschutes 145 is a roomy, open deck 2-person tandem touring kayak that’s ideal for multi-day expeditions with plenty of room for extra gear.
For a unique view of the Deschutes courtesy of the staff at Robin Hood Watersports please feel free to read our blog review here.
At just over 14-feet long and with a total weight of 25-pounds, the Deschutes 145 inspires confidence with its lightweight, rigid design built to perform and provide effortless paddling for two people on lakes, rivers, and other waterways.
- Best For: tandem 2-person touring and expeditions.
- Capacity: 2-person | 600 lb. (272 kg) max weight.
- Warranty: 2-year limited against any manufacturing defects.
- Dimensions: 14’-7” (446 cm) L x 38” (96.5 cm) W x 10.5” (26.7 cm) H.
- Weight: 25 lb. (11.5 kg).
- Includes: kayak, seats (2), footrests (2), quick-release fin, storage bag, Halkey-Roberts Valve adaptor, and repair kit.
Duratex – reinforced PVC is lightweight, stiff, and extremely durable
Feather Frame Inflatable Crossbeam – uses air pressure to add and maintain structural rigidity
Cockpit Splashguard – keeps water out and paddler dry
Lightweight Packable Design – weighs only 22-pounds and includes a backpack-style storage bag for effortless transportation and storage
Core 2.0 Quick Release Seat – offer a thick padded seat cushion and breathable high backrest
Solid EVA Floor – is rigid, requires no inflation, and has a lower center of gravity for added stability
Integrated EVA Foot Rest/Thwart – for comfort and paddling efficiency
Quick Release Weedless Fin – for increased tracking
Velcro Adjustment Strips – allow for personalized custom seat positions
Molded Plastic Carry Handles – on bow and stern for comfortable carrying or lifting
Deck Cargo Bungees – on bow and stern offer secure storage of extra gear
Cockpit Drain – opens easily to drain any water from the boat
PA (Polyamide) Nylon D-rings – provide secure attachment for seats