Sea Eagle SE 370 Review

Sea Eagle SE 370 is a sit on top inflatable tandem kayak designed for both professionals and amateurs. It is considered as one of the best affordable kayaks offering great durability. Being an inflatable kayak, it is very easy to transport SE 370 from one place to another.

The package comes with all necessary accessories enough to take this kayak straight to the water. There are two rear skegs providing better tracking and speed.

Sea Eagle 370 can be inflated within 10 minutes and its hull is sun and saltwater resistant. It is National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) certified. Moreover, its five-tube I-beam construction makes it more rigid and stable in rough conditions.

SE 370 is available in different kits targeting various niches. It is a perfect inflatable for beginners to professionals, weekend enthusiasts to sports fisher tackling needs of all paddlers.

Sea Eagle SE 370 is considered as the second most popular inflatable kayak in USA.

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Sea Eagle SE 370 Review

So here I will be sharing a complete SE 370 review with you which will be helping you to decide whether to choose it or not.

SPECIFICATION

Overall Length12.5′
Overall Width34″
Weight Capacity650 lbs/295 kg
TypeSit-on-top/open cockpit
Material38 mm PolyKrylar (K80 PVC)
Inflation Time8-10 minutes
FloorInflatable I-beam construction
SkegTwo removable Skeg

PROS

Durability

Despite of being a basic model, SE 370 is very well made and you can definitely count on it. There are many existing users of SE 370 who can vouch on its durability any day.

However, there are few tips you can follow in order to increase the life of your kayak.

  • Use 303 protectant which helps protecting material from harsh UV rays.
  • Rinse with fresh water after paddling in saltwater.
  • Try to store kayak in cool area away from direct sunlight.
  • Always dry the kayak before storing it.

Portable and Lightweight

One of the prime features of SE 370 is that it is portable and lightweight inflatable kayak. It can be deflated within minutes and can be fixed into a small bag.

It only weighs 14.5 kg which let you even take it on flights to your favorite kayaking location.

Rigid Construction

Sea Eagle 370 is made up of 38 mm PolyKrylar that is K80 PVC making it easy to weld. It is so smoothly welded that two pieces become one. Its rigid construction makes it highly puncture resistant.

Convenient Kayaking Experience

Sea Eagle SE 370 offers convenient kayaking experience. Since it is very easy to inflate and deflate the kayak so it takes almost no time to take it to or from the water. It is a perfect kayak for someone who has small storage space. It’s removable skeg gives stable tracking experience.

Big Cockpit

SE 370 comes with quiet spacious cockpit featuring two inflatable seats which are very comfortable for long hour paddling. The seats come with supportive straps that are adjustable. Each seat has a back pouch that is big enough to put your cell phone, store some snacks or your compass.

Stability and Tracking

The kayak has five-tube I-beam floor design that adds to the stability and rigidity. Another amazing thing about this kayak is that it provides amazing tracking which is possible due to its two rear skegs.

Both the skegs are highly durable and made up of molded plastic. These rear skegs help in better tracking and speed.

Transportation

Being an inflatable kayak, it is fairly easy for SE 370 to transport from or to the water. It takes around 10 minutes to inflate or deflate the kayak and you are good to go. After deflating, it gets fit into a small shoulder bag.

Weight Capacity

Carrying capacity is one of the great features of this amazing ‘yak which let you carry 650 pounds with its 12.5′ length and 34-inch width. Having that much weight capacity, let you carry a lot of  lot of fishing and camping gear.

Comfort Level

These kayaks are termed as the most comfortable inflatable kayaks available out there.  I have personally interviewed few paddlers and all have said that they feel fresh even after whole day of paddling.

Its inflatable seats with proper back support add to the comfort level.

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NMMA Certified

Sea Eagle SE 370 is fully certified by National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in order to comply with American Boats & Yacht Council (ABYC) standards. It provides you a peace of mind that your kayak has been tested on International standards.

Sea Eagle SE 370 Configuration Options

Sea Eagle SE 370 is available in four basic packages tackling the needs of beginners to the professionals.

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Deluxe 370

Deluxe 370 is the entry level kayak which is perfect for someone who is just starting with kayaking and paddling. It is perfect for tandem or solo kayaking. The kit includes; two paddles, two inflatable seats, a foot pump, a repair kit, and a carry bag.

Pro Kayak

Sea Eagle 370 Pro Kayak is the most popular package which is also suitable for tandem or solo paddling. It includes; two paddles, two Deluxe inflatable, a foot pump, repair kit, and carry bag.

Fishing Package

It is very popular among fishermen due to its convenience and affordability. The package includes; single paddle, single Deluxe inflatable chair, and it features a Multi-Purpose Storage Box along with two rod holders, foot pump, carry bag, and repair kit.

QuikSail Package

Frequently Asked Questions For Sea Eagle 370

How to Inflate a Sea Eagle SE 370?
Place it on the even surface and pump air with its foot pump into its floor and side chambers. Check the inflation with pressure gauges on the side chambers.
Can we paddle on SE 370 with a Dog?
Yes, you can! It is made up of durable material which cannot be damaged or impaired with paws and claws.
Can Sea Eagle SE 370 handle Class III rapids?
Yes, it can. SE 370 has been rated as Class III for whitewater.
What does its package include?
The basic package includes; aluminum paddles, a foot pump, a repair kit, and a carrying bag.

Conclusion – Should I buy it?

If you are paddler who is just starting up with kayaking or does not want to spend much on a quality kayak then SE 370 is perfect for you.  It offers you great stability and tracking. Despite of being an inflatable vessel, it is a very versatile kayak which can be taken from flat waters to class III rapids.

It is can be converted between solo and tandem. Keeping all features in mind, it is definitely one of the best inflatable kayaks available in the market in this price range.

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