The Crank is the first of a new generation of easy-to-use, fast, fun pedal-drive kayaks from Perception. It's perfect for lakes, ponds and calm coastal waters. The Crank incorporates a fresh design aesthetic with incredibly comfortable ergonomics for powerful yet easy pedaling while providing ample surfaces for rigging aftermarket accessories. Featuring a new-and-improved pedal drive, this kayak pedals effortlessly, covers lots of water, and provides the ability to go forward and reverse without removing the drive from the boat.
Perception pedal drive
This kayak pedals effortlessly, covers lots of water, and can go forward and backward without removing the drive.
Adjustable frame seat
Features a highly comfortable, removable chair that can be folded for easy transport. Its seat backrest position can be adjusted with side straps and moved forward or backward using grooved slots to find the optimal paddling position. It is also compatible with the Perception Seat Back Cooler, sold separately.
Retractable rudder system
The Crank features a rudder that helps to maintain a straight course and provides steering assistance. The rudder is conveniently controlled using a knob located on the side of the seat for easy maneuvering.
Molded-in solo mount
2 molded-in solo mount recesses can accept Perception's solo mounts (sold separately) for staging various accessories.
Rigid carry handles
Durable one-piece rigid carry handles on front and rear give a solid stable grip for easy transport.
Outfitted with our tried-and-true Perception pedal drive, the Crank is designed for speed and maneuverability.
The captain's chair is removable and features on-the-fly front and back adjustment, as well as breathable mesh for superior comfort and fit.
Lightweight and removable Perception pedal drive delivers unmatched ease, efficiency and ultra-quiet comfort.
The large rear tank well is ideal for stowing a kayak crate, tackle box or cooler for all-day fun.
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