Aquaglide Chelan 140 Single or 2 Person Performance Kayaks
The new Chelan 140 offers a comfortable performance sole or tandem touring kayak with plenty of room for two adult paddlers. As a solo kayak, the 140 is perfect for storing extra gear on extended trips or adventuring out for a weekend to your favorite waterside campsite. The durable single layer Duratex material with welded seams and high pressure drop-stitch hard bottom floor provides the Chelan with a rigid more responsive feeling open cockpit kayak. The long waterline and sleek shape allow for increased glide and speed. The low rocker profile in the stern and single fin setup allows for excellent tracking, while the bow rocker lifts over water to help keep you dry and in control.
All Chelan model kayaks comes standard with the Aquaglide Chelan model is the Aquaglide ProFormance Seats. The adjustable air filled seats allow you to sit off the kayak floor for added comfort and help keep you dry. The Proformance seats breathable high backs give you adjustable back support. The seats come with a gear storage pocket in the rear and mesh storage in the from for easy access. The multiple points on the boat allow for easy location adjustment or facetime seating that is great for kids.
One of the nice new features added in 2021 is Molle Plates and mesh storage pockets for customizing your storage of dry bags, phone cases and First Aid Kits. All the Chelan models are not outfitted with the Universal Accessory Mount to accommodate the new Aquaglide Cup. Holder, action cameras or fishing rods. The boat is lightweight, easy to carry and perfect for people that have limited storage or the ability to transport a large kayak.
All Chelan models come with the 173L River Crossing Backpack. A fully zippered bag with outer paddle pocket comes with mesh side panels for drainage and breathability. For easy carry, padded shoulder and waist straps they can be easily stowed away when not in use. This allows for clean easy transportation and storage. The River Crossing bag even can be checked in as luggage on a flight.
Perfect for any paddlers skill level. The Chelan 140 DS Hard Bottom kayak matches the performance to similar hard kayaks in its class and provides years of paddling.
Shop Notes: .A perfect choice for all skill level paddlers. A great choice for anyone looking for a compact performance recreation or touring kayak.
Key Technical Features of the Chelan 140
- Duratex™ reinforced PVC Material – lightweight, stiff, and extremely durable
- Drop-stitch Hard Bottom Floor – provides durability, rigidity, and optimal performance
- MOLLE Plates Storage System – with included mesh bags provide a customizable gear carrying system
- Universal Accessory Mount – for mounting cup holder, POV camera, rod holder and more
- Cockpit Splash Guard – keeps water out of the boat and the paddler dry for all season paddling
- Lightweight Packable Design – weighs only 33-pounds the Chelan package includes the River Crossing backpack-style storage bag for effortless transportation and storage
2021 Chelan Users Features
- Aquaglide ProFormance Seat – two inflatable padded seat cushion and high backrest, provides adjustable back support and includes front webbing pockets, and rear gear pocket
- Seat Back Straps – provide added tension to keep the seat firmly in position in rough water
- Posi-track Weedless Fin – increases tracking and quickly attaches to universal US Fin Box System
- Adjustable Foot Rest – for comfort and paddling efficiency
- Velcro Adjustment Strips – allows for personalized custom seat position
- Front & Rear Deck Cargo Bungees – offers secure storage for extra gear
- Webbing Tie-Down Loops – every 6”- 12” along the cockpit for attaching coolers, dry bag or gear
- Stainless Steel D-Rings – for secure attachment of seat and gear
- Molded Plastic Carry Handles – on bow and stern for comteriable easy carrying or lifting
- Scupper Drains – 6 threaded drains open easily to drain any water from the kayak
|Best Use||Touring, Flatwater Kayaking|
|Number of Paddlers||1 or 2-person|
|Weight Capacity (lbs)||400 pounds|
|Drain Plugs||5 Threaded in floor drain plugs|
|Fin System||Quick Release Fin|
|Inflation Valve||Halkey-Roberts type valve|
|Included in Box||Kayak, 2 seat, fin, storage bag, Halkey-Roberts Valve adaptor, and repair kit|
Duratex Kayaks are easily cleaned with a mild soap and water. For extra UV protection to keep your kayak looking new, we suggest using a product like 303 before storing.