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What diameter are the scupper holes?
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What type seat will I need or what is the fix for this one? I'm fixing to purchse this kayak. Thanks in advance.
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Does it have built-in rod holders, or do they have to be installed post-purchase?
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anyone know which is the drainage system that has this kayak

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Malibu Kayaks Malibu Kayaks Stealth 14 Kayak

Stealth series performance for serious anglersPatented center bait tank system surrounded by a casting platformWide cockpit area for easy fishingDeluxe Hinged Gator Hatch front storage - doubles as a seat for a young fishing buddyTwo rod holders in front and backLarge rear tankwell with bungee - enough room for a five gallon bait tank or milk crate45º rear hatch with bagAdjustable Foot Track SystemBow and stern handles for easy handlingSide carry handles double as paddle holdersThe Malibu Kayaks Stealth 14 Kayak gives serious kayak anglers proven Stealth series performance with the latest features. Measuring 14' 4'' long, this kayak offers fishing enthusiasts Malibu's patented center bait tank system surrounded by a casting platform in a wide cockpit area. The Stealth 14 offers lots of storage options, starting with a Deluxe Hinged Gator Hatch in the bow, providing both storage and a seat for a young fishing buddy. In the stern, the Stealth 14 offers a large rear tankwell with bungee, offering enough room for a five gallon bait tank or milk crate and a 45º rear hatch with bag. Adjustable Foot Track System and comfortable seating for more enjoyable paddling. The Stealth 14 also offers bow and stern carry handles for easy handling and side carry handles that double as paddle holders. Durable roto-molded, linear polyethylene construction. Maximum weight capacity: 550 lbs. Weight: 64 lbs. Made in USA.Manufacturer model #: MK14-09-FD.
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is the Malibu Stealth Kayak ocean werthy

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
by
phenwerthy
on Malibu Kayaks Stealth 14 Kayak
6 answers
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answer 1
Not in my opinion, mine leaks in heavy chop due to poor hatch and accessory installation by the manufacturer. I went out in Westport WA in a moderate surf/swell condition day and had approx. 2 plus gallons in the hull.
answered 8 months ago
by
RuBRNded
 - Near Mount. St Helens, WA
answer 2
yes it is and works great
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
by
trouttracker
 - Texas
answer 3
It absolutely is! However if you are only using it for ocean fishing and launching in a rough surf I would recommend the new X-Factor. The new X-Factor has the two large hatches up front, one of which is enclosed so you can make it a livewell if you would like. It also has less hatches on the surface so less opportunity for water intrusion. I have taken my new Stealth 14 out through the surf several times though and the only water I took on was a few teaspoons from when I didn't close the foot hatches all the way and took on a rogue wave.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
by
YakingItBlog
 - Central Florida
answer 4
Absolutely. I've paddled mine miles out into Lake Ontario and in the Finger Lakes. I also have many friends who take it out into the Gulf of Mexico, and in Florida out into the Atlantic Ocean. It is incredibly stable and has a true 550lb weight capacity. I've loaded it down with myself and a ton of gear. It also paddles great in current. I once was able to paddle upstream through a current that a friend of mine was not able to paddle in his Ocean Kayak Big Game Prowler - despite the fact that he weighs much less than myself and was in much better physical condition at the time.
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answered 2 years, 4 months ago
by
FingerLakesFisher
 - Finger Lakes Region of Western New York
answer 5
Most definitely!! You can take it BTB (beyond the breakers) but you need to practice your launch and do it safely. Malibu kayaks were designed for both freshwater and saltwater uses!! Of course with any kayak taken off the beach into the surf, safety is the key...always wear your PFD and have all items secured with a leash to prevent from going over if a wave breaks on top of you.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
by
luvtofishnpaddle
 - Graham, NC
answer 6
Yes, you can use this in the ocean. Just remember after every use, it is recommended to thoroughly rinse with water. After paddling in saltwater, brackish or polluted water, pay special attention to rinsing the foot pegs and all hardware with plenty of fresh water. This is a great kayak for fishing, recreational exploring, day play, fitness, and diving/snorkeling. Thanks
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answered 2 years, 7 months ago
by
BPSResource7
 - springfield, mo
Question

Is a seat included?

asked 2 years, 6 months ago
by
rooster061
 - OHIO
on Malibu Kayaks Stealth 14 Kayak
4 answers
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answer 1
no it is not
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
by
trouttracker
 - Texas
answer 2
Typically the seat is not included. This allows the angler to chose from the many seats available. Crack of Dawn makes some of the best and you get purchase an entry level seat around $100 or less or you can go with the most comfortable seat out there in my opinion which is the Crack of Dawn Spider Angler seat. If you look it up on YouTube I have a video review of it. Don't let this deter you from considering this kayak. I have seen some people out on the water in a Malibu with a bleacher seat for temporary measures until they found a new or used seat at their desired price. You may end up standing in it all day anyway.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
by
YakingItBlog
 - Central Florida
answer 3
No, you have to purchase extra
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
by
Redfish71
 - North Carolina
answer 4
The seat is not included with the stealth. Reason: not all seats are made the same and not all seats fit all people the best. The seat is probably the most important piece of equipment for a relaxing and enjoyable day on the water. For that reason, it is best to find a seat that fits your body and style of paddling so you will be comfortable for a full day on the water.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
by
luvtofishnpaddle
 - Graham, NC
Question

How easy is it to transport?

I have a Hyundai Accent and was wondering if there is any way of transporting the Stealth 14 with a yak rack or if it would be too big? If not, is a trailer the only real option?

Thanks
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
by
Fishermon5
 - Ohio
on Malibu Kayaks Stealth 14 Kayak
1 answer
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answer 1
It all depends on how far you are traveling. The 14 is a bulky yak however if you have a sturdy rack installed on your vehicle and properly secure it in the the front and back as well you should be fine. I highly suggest picking up a small jet ski trailer so you don't have to worry about the heavy lifting by yourself. Also if you rig it to carry a few yaks you can always split the gas with a buddy. I have seen 16' kayaks put on the roof of small sedans and they traveled over 2 hours without a problem. It's more up to your preference.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
by
YakingItBlog
 - Central Florida
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