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Bonafide Kayaks


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Designed for maximum stability without sacrificing paddling performance
Bonafide Kayaks - SS127
Item: BON215-31818E
Price: $1,649.00
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The Bonafide SS127 fishing kayak is the result of months of R&D and has been carefully designed for Ultimate Fishability™.  Designed for maximum stability without sacrificing paddling performance, and angler-friendly features where you need them, you really have to paddle this craft to fully appreciate it. 

The experience starts with the incredibly comfortable HiRise™ seating system.  The ultra-high seat allows you to sit with your knees bent, taking pressure off of your lower back.  If you want to really dig in and cover some distance, the SeatRack™ and foldable seat frame allow quick and quiet conversion to a lower position. 

You’ll notice right away that the SS127 is one of the most stable kayaks you’ve ever been in, which is surprising considering its 33.5” width.  It’s not kind of stable.  It’s crazy stable.  A few paddle strokes later will leave you wondering how a kayak this stable and only 12’-7” long paddles and tracks so well.  Stop paddling, and the next surprise is the smooth and sustained glide.  The icing on the cake is that in spite of all of this, the SS127 turns really well.  How did Bonafide get all of this performance into one hull?  They tested, measured, refined, and did it again - over and over and over until they got what they were looking for.

A great paddling kayak is nice, but a great paddling fishing kayak requires more than just paddling performance.  It requires something Bonafide calls “Fishability”.  It’s feeling confident enough to move around or even stand up and fish.  It’s having your gear out of the way but within reach.  It’s the comfort and ergonomics that enable long days on the water.  It’s every piece, every part, and every function being carefully designed for versatility and with the kayak angler in mind.  It’s an overall kayak angling experience in which things work the way they should work.  For Bonafide, the bar was set at Ultimate Fishability™.

Whether lake fishing, river fishing, inshore or offshore fishing, the Bonafide SS127 is truly an incredible fishing kayak ready for all water environments. 



Made in the United States of America
Hybrid Cat Hull design
Sliding under seat Junk Drawer™
DryPod™ with transducer through-hull scupper
Bow hatch with Doubleheader™ hinges
Multi-rod and paddle management points
HiRise™ seating with ultra-high bass boat like position
PerchPads™ for additional standing position on top of gunwales
Integrated Doubleheader hinge with DryPod™
Boss Strap™ rod management system
Fat Grip™ bow handle w/ comfort insert
Fat Grip retractable stern handle w/comfort insert
YakAttack®Aluminum GearTrac™
Side carry handle with paddle storage
Low Profile Deck Fittings
SeatRack™ positioning system
Omni Hook™ stern tankwell tie-down system
Deck Traction Pads
Power-Pole Micro Anchor ready
Stern Access Plate for hull access
Replaceable dual stern skid plates
Dual Action Foot Braces
Anodized aluminum foot brace track is strong and ultra-rigged

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Length:  12' 7"
Width: 33.75"
Weight:  69 lbs hull weight, 85 lbs w/o seat, 94 lbs w/seat
Capacity: 475 lbs
Deck Height: 15.5"
Hull Material: Rotomolded Polyethylene