The Flip-Kat® is a portable kayak that focuses on portability, stability, and storability. When folded you can fit two Flip-Kats® in the back of a large SUV or UTV for the off-road destination. The stability of the Flip-Kat® is world class for kayaks. The over 11-foot-long flat bottom catamaran hull design gets you though the choppy water and into the shallow. As for storability, the Flip-Kat® is designed to fit into a standard closet.
The Patented Flip-Kat® is the first portable kayak made for the serious sportsman by serious sportsmen. The Portable Flip-Kat® focuses on stability, performance and comfort all while taking up a fraction of the space a traditional kayak does, without sacrificing the sportsman’s needs. The large 4-foot wide deck gives you plenty of stable room to move around freely so you are not stuck in one position all day. It also allows you to net that monster bass or take that quick waterfowl shot. Made in the Good Ole USA!
Flip-Kat ® in the Media
The Flip-Kat ® kayak has been featured in a variety of media outlets & podcasts, and we are thrilled to share our latest appearance with you. Check out our podcast appearance on Paddle N' Fin Network, where we discuss the inspiration behind the Flip-Kat ®, its unique features, and how it stands out from other kayaks in the market.
At Noisy River Outdoors, we believe in providing the best possible kayaking experience for our customers. We are constantly innovating and pushing the boundaries of what is possible with our Flip-Kat kayaks. Check back here and stay up-to-date with our latest media appearances and learn more about our company's mission and values. Thank you for choosing Noisy River Outdoors - we can't wait for you to experience the joy of kayaking with the Flip-Kat ® kayak!
Who is the Flip-Kat® Made For?
The Flip-Kat® is the ultimate kayak for hunters who want a versatile and portable boat that can handle the demands of the great outdoors. Its flat bottom catamaran hull design allows it to navigate shallow waters with ease, making it perfect for stalking game in the marsh or the river. The kayak's integrated pedal drive provides a whisper-quiet propulsion system that won't spook game, and its adjustable chair/leaning post combination allows the user to customize their seating position for maximum comfort and ease of use during long hunting excursions. With its ability to navigate shallow waters, the Flip-Kat® allows hunters to easily pedal or paddle the kayak right to the edge of the land, swiftly hop out, and shoot game. Additionally, the kayak can be easily converted into a mobile hunting blind, making it perfect for duck hunting. Whether you're hunting in the marsh, the river, or the lake, the Flip-Kat® is the perfect kayak for hunters who want to take their adventure to the next level. Read our blog on Choosing a Hunting Kayak to learn more!
The Flip-Kat® is the perfect kayak for fishermen who want a versatile and portable boat with an integrated pedal drive, leaving their hands free to fish. Its unique kick-up propeller and flat bottom catamaran hull design allow it to encounter underwater obstacles without the user even realizing, meaning no depth of water is off limits. The kayak's pedal drive provides a whisper-quiet propulsion system that won't disturb fish, and its adjustable chair/leaning post combination allows the user to stand, sit, or lean in over 57 different positions. The Flip-Kat® offers a multitude of T-tracks and storage space for fishing gear and a telescoping canopy that protects the user from the sun while still enabling obstacle-free casting. Additionally, the Flip-Kat's® folding design allows it to be easily transported and stored, making it the perfect choice for fishermen who want a kayak that is convenient, fast-launching, and simple to use. The Flip-Kat® was designed with fishermen in mind so no detail went overlooked. Read our blog on Choosing a Fishing Kayak to learn more!
The Flip-Kat® is the perfect kayak for photographers who want to get up close and personal with wildlife while enjoying the beauty of nature. Leave your zoom lens at home; its flat bottom catamaran hulls, which measure at over 11 feet long, provide stability and enable the kayak to navigate shallow waters and easily approach wildlife. The kayak's adjustable chair/leaning post combination allows the photographer to customize their seating position for maximum comfort and support for those hard-to-get photo angles. Additionally, the Flip-Kat's stability empowers the user to easily stand up and capture photos, resulting in completely unique shots. Photography gear is already heavy to carry and cumbersome to store so kayak photographers need a compact kayak like the Flip-Kat® which never requires you to lift even half of its weight during transportation. Whether you're shooting in the marshy wetlands or open ocean, the Flip-Kat® is the ultimate kayak for photographers who want to capture stunning shots of the great outdoors. Read our blog on Choosing a Photography Kayak to learn more!
The Flip-Kat® is the perfect kayak for seniors who want a versatile and portable boat that is easy to use and store. Its flat bottom catamaran hull design provides unmatched stability, allowing seniors to enjoy the great outdoors without worrying about tipping over. The kayak's folding design allows it to be easily stored in small homes, and its compact size and lightweight construction make it easy to transport. With its advanced hitch rack system, seniors will never have to lift even half the weight of the kayak, making it easy to load and unload. The kayak's adjustable chair/leaning post combination allows seniors to customize their seating position for maximum comfort, and its durable construction ensures that it will hold up to the rigors of the great outdoors. The Flip-Kat® also enables seniors to kayak for longer thanks to the ability to quickly switch from paddling to pedaling. Flip-Kat® is the ultimate kayak for seniors who want to enjoy the beauty of nature alone or keep up with their family. Read our blog on Choosing a Kayak for Seniors to learn more!
The Flip-Kat® is the ultimate kayak for leisure kayakers who want to invest in a versatile, durable portable kayak that will remain their go-to vessel as their passion for kayaking develops. Its flat bottom catamaran hull design allows it to navigate shallow waters with ease, making it perfect for exploring the shallow marsh, rocky river, or weedy lake. The kayak's integrated pedal drive provides a whisper-quiet propulsion system that allows you to enjoy the peacefulness of nature, and its adjustable chair/leaning post combination allows the user to customize their seating position for maximum comfort and ease of use. With its ample storage space, the Flip-Kat® is the perfect kayak for leisure kayakers who want to bring along plenty of snacks, books, and miscellaneous gear on their adventure. Additionally, the kayak's folding design allows it to be easily transported and stored, making it the perfect choice for leisure kayakers who want a kayak that is convenient and easy to use. Whether you're kayaking for fun, exercise, or relaxation, the Flip-Kat™ is the ultimate kayak for leisure kayakers who want to enjoy the beauty of nature. Read our blog on Choosing a Portable Kayak to learn more!
Take your Flip-Kat® on your next trip whether it's business or pleasure. The 4’wide x 11’3” Long Flip-Kat® folds up to a compact 53” long x 23” wide x 27” tall and that’s with the built-in pedal system and combo chair/leaning post. Perfect for storing in the corner of the garage or the hall closet. Even If you live in an apartment or condo you won’t need to have a storage unit for this kayak. Simply pull it out of the closet, pop on the quick attach wheel system and roll it to the elevator and go. Slide it into your SUV, truck, RV, or UTV. You can also opt for the Flip-Kat® hitch rack system that fits up to 2 kayaks on the back of your vehicle. Flip-Kat’s® don’t need an expensive trailer to tag, maintain, and store and you won’t spend half of your day on preparation. Flip it out in about 2 minutes and get started on your next adventure.
The Flip-Kat’s® pedal drive is unlike any other on the market. It’s fully integrated into the Flip-Kat® and is ready to go when you flip it up. Its unique belt driven design allows for a powerful yet quiet experience without any of the headaches of gear driven systems. With multiple adjustable positions in the pedal drive alone there is a spot for everyone. Shallow water, logs, stumps and rocks are no problem for the auto kick-up prop shaft. The Flip-Kat® can also accommodate the Bixpy jet drive in conjunction with the pedal drive or as a stand alone propulsion system.
Chair & Leaning Post
Spend hours out on the water in the Flip-Kat’s® ergonomically designed, fully integrated, and adjustable chair system that goes from a comfortable multi position seat to a full stand-up leaning post. The chair/leaning post combination has 6 adjustable height and 9 tilt positions. That’s 54 standing and sitting positions ranging from straight up at 90 degrees to laying back at a comfortable 45 degrees. This range of movement allows the Flip-Kat® to fit many different uses and people.” The adjustable chair with built-in cup holder and tool slot allows you to find that sweet spot for fishing, duck hunting, photography or just a relaxing day on the water. The chair back includes a T-Track System for attaching rod holders, paddles, navigation lights and other accessories like the optional flip-up wide open canopy. The sturdy leaning post gives you a steady secure position for your stand up activities like fly fishing, sight casting, bow fishing or using the optional Bixpy jet drive in the stand-up mode
Ultimate Fishing & Hunting Platform
The Flip-Kat’s® catamaran hull design offers an unbelievably stable platform with a 4 foot wide deck that allows you the freedom you need to work a fish or take that odd shot at a duck. The center cockpit is a raised deck, positioned above the hulls to help keep you high and dry whether fishing, hunting or pedaling to your next destination. The two 11 feet 3-inch-long flat bottom cat hulls cut through the chop and get you into and out of the shallows. The two large side hulls offer 5 cubic feet of covered cargo space to keep your decoys, fish bags, soft coolers, dry bags, or your day’s bounty. With the chair in the leaning post position, you are secure and comfortable for stand-up sight casting, fly fishing and bow fishing. For the duck hunters the Flip-Kat® makes for a great portable duck blind. The chair’s multiple elevated positions allows easy stand up/sit-down shooting or goes back to 45 degrees for a layout position.(or just in case you need a nap!)
Adventure, Recreation, & Photography
The Flip-Kat® is perfect for a day out in the sun with your family and friends. In kayaking, one of the highest concerns is stability for young and old. The Flip-Kat® makes for a comfortable and secure feeling on the water. Don't be afraid to take a dip and cool off, the drop down step/handle allows you to exit and re-enter the Flip-Kat® with ease. The multi-position chair and pedal drive offers a combination of over 250 positions to fit almost everyone. Our incredibly stable kayak is also perfect for on the water scenic photography. Sneaking up on wildlife is a breeze with the whisper quiet pedal drive. Flip-Kats® give you the ability to pedal, paddle, or jet your way across the lake to your favorite destination to get that perfect pic!
For Rescue & Wildlife Enforcement
The extremely stable Flip-Kat® makes a perfect everyday add on for rescue and wildlife enforcement agencies. Its ability to be stored inside or on the back of a vehicle full time yet be rapidly deployed when the need arises. The additional stability of the catamaran design makes it more secure than the traditional kayak; especially when dealing with panicked people or wildlife. With four sealed pontoons, staying afloat is significantly more reliable in rough situations. The adjustability of the seat and pedal drive also allow the user to sit much higher on the kayak for a significantly better vantage point and full access to their gear/toolbelt. This can make the difference between life and death when making a stop or looking for something or someone in distress.
Stable + Playful
The large 4-foot-wide deck gives you plenty of stand up, stable, moving around room so you’re not stuck in that one aching position all day. In hot weather, you can take a dip in the water and use the pull-down step system to get back on deck easily!
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