The Perception Sound 9.5 kayak’s ultimate stability and durability make it ideal for paddlers and anglers looking to explore slow-moving rivers, lakes, and ponds. The 9-foot-6 sit-in design protects from the elements, while its light weight makes it easy to carry. The tri-keel stabilizer hull stays on course with little effort by tracking straight and steering smoothly. Essential features, such as molded-in gear storage, two rod holders, and a dashboard, will please the occasional angler.
Comfort – Perception kayaks are known for comfort, and the Sound is a perfect example. The ergonomic seat offers performance you can feel with thick padding, as well as a vertically adjustable backrest for fine-tuned ergonomic support. Your legs will be protected, thanks to the sit-in cockpit’s padded perimeter, which can even accommodate a spray skirt for protection in rougher waters. Easily adjustable footrests let you customize its fit for paddlers of all sizes.
Stability & Performance – The Sound makes paddling fun with ultimate stability in a sit-in design that’s perfect for beginner-to-intermediate paddlers. The sit-in design also lowers the kayak’s center of gravity to bring you closer to the water, enhancing stability and paddling efficiency. Its smooth, straight-tracking tri-keel hull makes it speedy and easy to maneuver while you’re paddling, casting, and reeling in fish.
Features & Safety – The Sound is engineered and tested to be among the safest kayaks on the water, with built-in buoyancy and ultimate stability. An open rear compartment featuring bungee cord lashes secures gear of any shape or size. The molded-in dashboard workstation, cup holder, and two rear rod holders keep essentials handy. Molded-in carry handles offer lockable security points for car top transportation and outdoor storage.
Durability – Like all Perception kayaks, the Sound is designed for maximum durability and optimized weight. This is the result of its high-density polyethylene and one-piece roto-molded construction, which provides exceptional UV, impact, and abrasion resistance. Ocean and saltwater-optimized hardware and finishes prevent corrosion for long-lasting performance.
Water Types – Flat, Slow-Moving, Calm Coastal
Supportive seat with adjustable backrests for optimal support and comfort
Extra cushy ergonomic seat padding for best-in-class cushioning
Leak-proof one-piece construction with built-in buoyancy for added safety
Optimized design and construction make this boat easier to carry at only 38 pounds
Unique tri-keel hull for easy loading/launching and ultimate stability
Front and rear molded-in handles for easy transport and lockable security
Leg padding along cockpit edge for comfort and support
Large rear open storage for easy access to cooler, fishing crate, and gear
Bungee cord lashes to secure gear of any shape or size
Molded-in dashboard storage with bungees keeps essentials handy
Dashboard includes bungee cord lashes for safely storing the paddle
Molded-in Solo Mount recess on the center console for additional accessories
Two molded-in rod holders for hands-free storage while you’re paddling
Convenient drink holder keeps your favorite beverage from spilling
Gear tray in front of seat is perfect for keeping small items in place
Quick-adjust footrests accommodate paddlers of all sizes
Length: 9' 6" / 290 cm
Width: 28" / 71 cm
Boat weight: 38 lbs. / 17 kg
Max capacity: 300 lbs. / 136 kg
Proudly designed, molded, and hand assembled in the USA