|Recreational Kayaks||Touring Kayaks||Fishing Kayaks||Sit-on-top Kayaks|
|Good for paddling in protected waters such as a protected bay, small lake, or gentle river.
||Good for kayaking long distances or paddling in big water where performance is key.
||Good for anglers, often with rod holders and perhaps an optional live well or anchor.||Good stable kayaks with open cockpit design that allows for easy entry and exit.|
|Whitewater Kayaks||Inflatable Kayaks||Folding Kayaks||Kits and Plans|
|Good for fast moving water, including river running, playing and creeking.||Good for many purposes especially where storing and/or transporting are key.||Good for a wide variety of waters, pack small and require assembly to paddle.||Good for the do-it-yourselfer or someone who wants a special kayak of their own.|
| Zoik Inflatables|
Wayland Folding Kayaks
Warren Light Craft
Valley Sea Kayaks
TRiAK Sailing Kayaks- New!
Swift Canoe & Kayak
Seaward Kayaks Mfg.(made in Canada)
Sea Eagle Inflatable Boats
Saturn Inflatable Boats
| Pygmy Boats Inc.|
Old Town Canoe Co.
North Shore Sea Kayaks
Nigel Dennis Kayaks, Ltd.
| Innova Recreational Products|
Future Beach Corporation
Epic Kayaks, Inc.
Emotion Kayaks, Inc.
Chesapeake Light Craft, LLC
BIC Sport North America
Airis Kayaks by Walker Bay Boats
Advanced Elements, Inc.
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