The Seattle Sports Scupper Swift Kayak Cart features air-less WaveChaser wheels and a tromboning adjustment to make the Swift the best sit-on-top cart on the market. Slide your boat easily on to, or off the cushioned uprights and away you go! A super beefy 35mm gauge axle can take all sorts of abuse, while the airless wheels eliminate all flat tire hassle. A deep, ruby-red anodized coating finishes the cart. Adjusts from 8.5 to 18 inch width between scupper holes.
|Width:||24 in / 60.96 cm|
|Height:||20 in / 50.8 cm|
|Weight:||7.5 lb / 3.4 kg|
|Capacity:||150 lb / 68.04 kg|
Great cart! I have been using with my Hobie PA12 on 4 trips now. Works well. I use a fish gripper to lock the cart in place when unloading from my truck bed. Seem well designed/heavy duty.
At first, I was thrilled with the design (breakdown and store in nose of Kayak) and the price....but after the axel failed TWICE in less than 3 months use, I am not so happy. In fairness to Seattle Sports, this cart might work well with a stripped down light kayak....but if you have a heavy kayak with a decent amount of mounted gear...the axel will bend and eventually become unusable in a short period of time. Seattle Sports sent me THREE replacements initially...and they all had manufacturing flaws with the upper riser either having a flawed weld or it was welded on crooked/slight angle. I have pictures to back it up. After the second one failed, Seattle Sports tried to say "user error" caused the failure...and they refused to warranty the product. My kayak weighs about 135 lbs loaded...they rated this cart to 150lbs....don't believe it.
Pros: Easy assembly, rolls easily when loaded, easy to get kayak off cart Cons: Foam cushions are too small to protect scupper holes from the cart rubbing, the arms that go through scupper holes are not locked in so if you pick up cart by the arm it pops off, this doesn't effect use but is annoying when you grab it. I can't figure out a way to load the kayak on the cart without tipping the kayak onto its side; requiring everything not tied down be unloaded.
This is a defective product. The poles that extend into the boat are not held in place securely and will fall out. Try another cart.