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Dagger Mamba 8.6 Kayak

Dagger Mamba 8.6 Kayak

Description

The Dagger Mamba 8.6 creeker is a large kayak designed for big paddlers. It comes with improved safety features and volume like you've never seen before. This kayak is the standard in large-size planning hull creekers today, offering an outstanding ride regardless of the paddler's size. With its forgiving performance, the Mamba 8.6 is highly revered in the Mamba series.

Featuring contour Ergo outfitting with adjustable hip pads and thigh braces, this kayak has been designed for comfort and stability. The tank-style roto molded seat with leg lifter and ratchet adjustable backband adds to the overall comfort and support. Additionally, the boat has a safety step-out wall for added safety.

The Mamba 8.6 has a boat length of 8' 6', making it suitable for tackling any hole or drop with ease. It has the speed and volume to navigate even the toughest rapids, making it a reliable choice for whitewater kayakers.

  • The Mamba 8.6 is the standard in large-size planing hull creekers today.
  • It is designed for large paddlers, offering improved safety features and unparalleled volume.
  • Series improvements ensure an outstanding ride and forgiving performance, characteristic of the revered Mamba Series.
  • Contour Ergo outfitting provides adjustable hip pads and thigh braces for a comfortable fit.
  • The tank-style roto molded seat with leg lifter and ratchet adjustable backband further enhance comfort.
  • With its safety step-out wall, the Mamba 8.6 prioritizes safety during your whitewater adventures.
  • The boat length is 8' 6', making it suitable for a variety of rapids.

Now, let's address some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Dagger Mamba 8.6:

Q: Is this the river-runner model or the creeker model?

A: This model will have the creeker outfitting.

Q: What is the overall weight capacity?

A: Dagger lists the specs as a Maximum Paddler Size of 260 lbs.

Q: What is the largest inseam you would recommend this boat for?

A: "Fit" in whitewater kayaks is unique from person to person due to the performance connection in the kayak. Inseam is a factor, but so is shoe size, weight, thigh dimensions, etc., plus overall comfort. We have seen seasoned paddlers with up to 38" inseams in the Mamba 8.6.

Q: Can I boof in this boat or will I get chundered?

A: Yes, you can boof in this boat.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this the river-runner model or the creeker model?

This model will have the creeker outfitting.

What is the overal weight capacity?

Dagger list the specs as a Maximum Paddler Size of 260 Lbs.

what is the largest inseam you would recommend this boat for?

"Fit" in whitewater kayaks is unique from person to person due to the performance connection in the kayak. Inseam is a factor, but so is shoe size, weight, thigh dimensions, etc....plus overall comfort. We have seen seasoned paddlers with up to 38" inseams in the Mamba 8.6.

can i boof in this boat or will I get chundered?

Yes you can boof