Review Detail

 
Santa Cruz Kayaks Raptor
 
Santa Cruz Kayaks Raptor 2012-07-17 19:01:26 Ronnnie Johnson
Overall Rating of this Kayak For Fishing. 
 
5.0
Reviewed by Ronnnie Johnson    July 17, 2012

Raptor Kayak--Santa Cruz

I had been wanting a Raptor since the first time i logged into Jim's website but the only problem was he was in California an i was in Alabama with no dealers even close to me--this was a problem i thought until i gave Jim a call an my problem was solved in a matter of minutes(literally)he had me a price including shipping an my Raptor was on the way !!!!!!SUPER nice guy to talk to an deal with.When i recieved my boat the packaging was unbelievable no way my boat was going to be damaged unless a tractor or something fell on it !!!Now--this is the most remarkable kayak i have ever owned--UNBELIEVABLE !!!--stability on the water is awesome an i"m a pretty good size boy-6' 245#--short of falling out or just purposely make the boat flip over --IT WON"T. Fast -turn on a dime-tons of storage--absolutely a definate head turner on the water-everyone asks where did yoou get it !!!!!an whenyou let them pilot it you can see them smiling 40 yards away !!!There is absolutely nothing i could say negative about this kayak- NOTHING-an Jim an the guys at Santa Cruz are awesome. Now that Jim has come out with the SOT Raptor i'mjust waiting on the right color an one of those will be headed to Alabama. Keep up the great work guys---AWESOME KAYAK !!!!!

Was this review helpful to you? 
30
Report this review

Comments

To write a comment please register or log in.

Powered by JReviews

Login

Newsletter

Subscribe here to receive FREE email issues of Kayak Fishing Magazine.

Top User Ratings

Santa Cruz Kayaks Raptor SOT
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (6)
Hobie Quest 13
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (4)
Old Town Predator 13
Editor rating
 
4.0 (2)
User rating
 
5.0 (4)
Field and Stream Eagle Talon
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (4)
Jackson Kayak Coosa
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (3)
Santa Cruz Kayaks Raptor
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (3)
Wilderness Systems Ride 115 Advanced Angler
Editor rating
 
5.0
User rating
 
5.0 (3)
NuCanoe Frontier 12
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (3)
Malibu Kayaks Stealth 14
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (2)
Emotion Kayaks Grand Slam Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (2)
Ocean Kayak Caper Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (2)
Feelfree Moken 12.5
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (2)
Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (1)
Feelfree Moken 12
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (1)
Emotion Kayaks Glide Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (1)
Feelfree Moken 14
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (1)
KC Kayaks K12 Fishing Kayak
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (1)
Wilderness Systems Commander 140 Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (1)
Old Town Vapor 10 Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (1)
Jackson Kayak Cuda 14
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (1)

Most Popular

Hobie Mirage Outback
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.5 (15)
Jackson Kayak Cuda 12
Editor rating
 
4.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Malibu Kayaks Stealth 14
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (2)
Hobie Mirage Revolution 13
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.5 (9)
Field and Stream Eagle Talon
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (4)
Hobie Quest 13
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (4)
Malibu Kayaks X-13
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.5 (6)
Old Town Predator 13
Editor rating
 
4.0 (2)
User rating
 
5.0 (4)
Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.8 (4)
Wilderness Systems Tarpon 100
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.9 (8)
Santa Cruz Kayaks Raptor
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (3)
Malibu Kayaks Mini-X
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.0 (2)
Jackson Kayak Coosa
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (3)
Native Watercraft Kayaks Redfish 14 Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.8 (4)
Ocean Kayak Trident 13 Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.8 (5)
Wilderness Systems Ride 115 Advanced Angler
Editor rating
 
5.0
User rating
 
5.0 (3)
Hobie Mirage Adventure
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.4 (5)
Ocean Kayak Prowler Big Game
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.4 (5)
Malibu Kayaks X-Factor
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Native Watercraft Manta Ray 12 Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.7 (4)

Random Kayak Listings

RTM Kayaks K-Largo
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120 Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.0 (4)
Pelican Strike 120X Angler kayak
Editor rating
 
4.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Native Watercraft Ultimate 14.5 Solo Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.5 (2)
Old Town Heron 9 Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
West Marine Pompano 120
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Old Town Dirigo 120 Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Cobra Kayaks Fish-n-Dive
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.0 (2)
Ocean Kayak Caper Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (2)
RTM Kayaks Quatro Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Hobie Adventure Island
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Jackson Kayak Big Tuna
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.0 (1)
Native Watercraft Ultimate 14.5 Propel Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Hobie Tandem Island
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Old Town Twin Heron Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Perception Sport Pescador 10.0 Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
3.5 (2)
Field and Stream Eagle Talon
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
5.0 (4)
Wilderness Systems Tarpon 130T
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
0.0 (0)
Wilderness Systems Tarpon 160 Angler
Editor rating
 
0.0
User rating
 
4.5 (2)

Search

Length:
 < 9'
 9'
 10'
 11'
 12'
 13'
 14'
 15'
 >= 16'
Width:
 < 29"
 28"
 29"
 30"
 31"
 32"
 33"
 34"
 35"
 >= 36"
Weight:
 < 40 lbs
 40-49 lbs
 50-59 lbs
 60-69 lbs
 70-79 lbs
 80-89 lbs
 >= 90 lbs
Capacity:
 < 300 lbs
 300-349 lbs
 350-399 lbs
 400-499 lbs
 500-599 lbs
 >= 600 lbs
Base Price:
Main Propulsion:
 Paddle
 Pedal
 Motor
 Sail
Passengers:
 1
 2
Hull Type:
 Sit-On-Top
 Sit-Inside
 Hybrid
 Outrigger
 SUP
Keywords:   

Latest Kayak Reviews

Lifetime Sport Fisher
 
5.0
Cobra Kayaks Tandem
 
3.0
Perception Sport Pescador 10.0 Angler
 
4.0
Hobie Mirage Outback
 
4.0
Current Designs Tailfin
 
5.0
Hobie Mirage Outback
 
2.0
NuCanoe Frontier 12
 
5.0
Native Watercraft Mariner 12.5 Propel Anglers
 
4.0
Hobie Mirage Outback
 
5.0
Pelican Castaway 100
 
2.0
Stealth Pro Fisha 575
 
3.0
Field and Stream Eagle Talon
 
5.0

Latest Equipment Reviews

Body Glove 3T Barefoot Max
 
5.0
Body Glove 3T Barefoot Warrior
 
5.0
Body Glove 3T Barefoot Warrior
 
3.0
Columbia Drainmaker
 
5.0
Sperry SON-R Sounder Shandal
 
4.0
Garmin VIRB Elite
 
4.0
Polaroid XS100
 
4.0
Backwater Paddles Assault Hand Paddle
 
5.0
Backwater Paddles Assault Hand Paddle
 
5.0
Stohlquist Piseas
 
4.0
Wheeleez Tuff Tire Kayak Cart
 
5.0
Boga Grip
 
4.0