Dirigo 120

# 01.6830.1082
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Short Description: 
One of the most popular recreational kayaks we have ever sold. The award winning Dirigo 120 is beloved for its optimal size and easy-to-paddle design. A roomy cockpit and excellent initial stability make this a perfect choice for almost anyone. Easy grip thigh pads help make the Dirigo 120 efficient and easy to control and maneuver on the water. Equipped with a comfortable seat and a stern Click Seal Hatch with bulkhead, the durable Dirigo 120 is all you need to get started in the sport of kayaking.
Black Cherry
Number of Paddlers
Three Layer Polyethylene
Seat Type
12' | 3.7 m
27.75 in | 70.5 cm
38 in x 18.5 in | 96.5 cm x 46.9 cm
  • Contoured Poly Seat
  • Glide Track foot brace system
  • Click Seal hatch with bulkhead
  • Glove box hatch for cell phone, keys, etc.
  • Safety perimeter line
  • Deck bungee
  • Retractable carry handles
  • Paddle keeper
  • Thigh pads
  • Cup holder
  • Stabil-form™ hull design
  • Drain plug
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I want a single sit in kayak. I will be exclusively on Lake Michigan ( cold water ). Used for exercise. There will be occasions when the waves will be an issue, however I would not push it. the loon and the dirigo seem most appropriate. Any thoughts?

Asked by: Bruss
Both the Loon and Dirigo are great recreational kayak options for everyday use on lakes, ponds, and slow moving rivers and streams. The Loon model will offer more stability since it's a wider boat with more volume/capacity. Where the Dirigo may feel more efficient and maneuverable since it's more-narrow. Another option to consider with enhanced performance due to a drop skeg feature would be the new Sorrento series!
Answered by: Customer Service
Date published: 2018-03-09

Which one? I'm considering the Loon 120 and the Dirigo 120. They seem so similar that I can't really decide. This will be my first kayak. It will be used primarily on an inland lake (stored at the lake) for cruising around the coves and nature watching.

Asked by: Lake Palestine Kayaker
Both the Loon 120 and Dirigo 120 are great all-around recreational kayaks for every day use on flat water lakes and ponds, and slow moving rivers and streams. The biggest difference other than parts and accessories between these two models is the performance. The Loon series is a higher-volume kayak with more capacity, and is wider - providing a more stable platform, and feel more steady and secure in the water. The Dirigo will be slightly more efficient but will also be a stable boat that any paddler will enjoy.
Answered by: Customer Service
Date published: 2018-04-19
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