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The Highly Anticipated Malibu Kayaks X-Seat

Malibu Kayaks X-Seat Announcing the all new, innovative seating system, the X-Seat!  With upwards of 4 positions and full adjustability, this stadium style high/low seat combines all the top-quality features kayak anglers expect, with the versatility Malibu Kayaks is known for. The X-Seat transitions easily into over 4 different positions, providing up to an additional 24 inches in height.  Both the bottom and back rest provide a full range of motion, and can be folded up completely, allowing standing room and access to the included casting post.  The interlocking design allows the user safety and stability when on the water, while still being able to remove the seat in seconds, for use as a beach or camp chair. Our designers spent over 2 years developing an...

Improved Innovations in Fishing Kayaks

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Malibu Kayaks Stealth series always have been the leader in fishing kayaks that comes with a patented Center Bait Tank.  Now the newly redesigned Center Bait Tank is a must have for any angler. The Center Bait Tank System now comes with a larger bait hatch access (6 inches).   We got rid of the screw in cap and put in a latch for quick and easy access. The bait tank now comes with a removable bucket. We improved the drainage system to allow for easier install for an optional pump kit.  The hatch now comes with a secure frame for more stability. The hatch now has a 3 prong locking system for a secure and water tight tank. The brand new Center Bait Tank System...

All New and Improved Gator Hatch

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Available only for the 2016 X-13 Kayak, the innovative Gator Hatch now comes with a removable tray and easy to open top lid.  The Gator Hatch is patented design that still comes with a seating area for your child.  Malibu Kayaks thrives to be innovators in the kayaking world. The new Gator Hatch comes with a spacious compartment to store equipment and your catch of the day.  You can also simply lift the tray to access the kayak hull for even larger storage area.   The top lid allows for easy access to the dry compartment, without removing the whole Gator Hatch With a newly patented design, the Gator Hatch surpass the needs of any kayaker.  The convenience brings more time for kayaking or fishing…

Loleta Eric’s Guide Service Fish Kayaking in Loleta, California

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Recently Eric from Loleta took his guests down a wonderful trip down Eel River in Northern California. “Malibu Kayaks helps me get my guests down the river comfortably and on the fish in style! Having just completed a week of long days guiding clients down the South Fork of the Eel River targeting Winter Steelhead [in California], I want to showcase my Malibu X-Factors for their superior attributes. With extreme stability that allows for standing while casting as well as while gliding down swift runs, the X-Factor inspires confidence even in first time kayakers. The roominess of these boats is fantastic – extensive dry storage in several large hatches, ample deck space to work on and store frequently used items, and a tankwell like the trunk…

Maintain Your Fishing Kayak!

Maintenance In a lot of ways your fishing kayak can be compared to a car. If your car is not properly cared for it will eventually experience several avoidable maintenance issues. And just like a car, once one thing breaks down, it slowly starts to take a toll on the rest of the vehicle. The same applies to your kayak. Far too often we are forced to sit and watch while our yaks are slowly decommissioned by something as small as a broken strap or torn gasket. Even though these things don’t seem like the worst issues they become increasingly frustrating as time persist. These issues begin to turn into bigger issues due to lack of resources; 9 out of 10 people won’t have any…

Tandem Kayak vs Single Kayak

Many of us think of kayaking and we think about going out alone in our own kayak to relieve some stress. But what about those days when you want to enjoy the water and sunlight with a friend or family member in a Tandem Kayak? Hopefully the information below will help you make up your mind on which would be your best fit, single or tandem kayak. ENJOY! Single kayak Pros – Complete control to go where YOU want, when YOU want, and how fast YOU want. You don’t have to worry about accommodating to anyone. Also being that there is only one person in the kayak, it not only is going to navigate better but it will also be faster. Enjoy a day out…

14 Reasons Why the Malibu Stealth 14 is Such a Sweet Fishing Kayak!

Why are Malibu Kayaks so great? Stability, durability and storage capacity come to mind, there’s many reasons to love Malibu Kayaks. Here are 14 reasons why the Stealth-14 is such a sweet fishing kayak provided by Joe from Fish On Kayak Adventures! 1. Family Matters This fishing machine doubles as a family machine. I use it to paddle out to nearby sand bars and spoil island with my wife on the gator hatch, my son on my lap and my daughter in the rear hatch. This kayak is a sweet rig for the serious fishermen and serious family guys. 2. As stable as it gets! I have yet to be able to flip her. As a kayak guide I want stability over speed for my clients and…

How to Properly Store Your Kayak?

If you recently purchased a kayak, storing your kayak properly is key for a lifetime of fun.  Proper kayak storage and maintenance can go a long way to keep your kayak ready for your next adventure. Don't leave your kayak tied to the top of your car for a long period of time unless it is in transport. Always remember that distortion created by improper storage is caused by excessive exposure to heat. Here are some basic do's and don'ts to keep your Malibu Kayak safe and ready to go. Do Always store your kayak indoors or under cover to protect from harsh weather, direct sunlight and other elements. Storing your kayak upside down on crossbars or hanging from wide strapping around the cock pit...
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