Old Town Vapor 10 Kayak Review

by weekendkayaks | Last Updated: November 19, 2018

The Old Town Vapor 10 kayak offer some of the most distinguished builds of kayaks on the market today.

Beyond the aesthetics of the outside– which is absolutely amazing, by the way – the ergonomics cannot just be overlooked. Even though it is as compact as can be, it still provides a good enough space for easy entry, exit and to fit all body sizes.

We won’t let all the cat out of the bag here. Let’s dig in and see all there is to know about this sea-lover.

Key Features

There are a lot of things that make the Old Town Vapor 10 stand out. That is just going on to show you how much thought the manufacturers put into making sure they brought something new into your market

Of the extensive set of features that it brings on board, here are the ones that sit down best with us.

Old Town Vapor Cockpit

Speaking of sizes, the kayak was also made to take the rider in without making them feel like they had too much space to spare. That is how great its space distribution and ergonomics is. Besides, you now get to enter and exit your kayak easily.

Old Town Vapor 10 Kayak Specs

Every unit of the standard Vapor 10 kayak that you get will be cut according to the following specs

Length: 10ft (3.05m)

Width: 29 in (73.66cm)

Weight: 44 lb (19.96 kg)

Capacity: 325lb/ 147.42kg

Total leg room: 45

Leg room to peg: 51

Included hatches: 0

Optional hatches: 1

Material: Polyethene

Made in: USA

Those are just the lines you get when you unwrap the box your kayak comes in. Furthermore, you still get the owner’s manual, Carlisle Day Tripper 2-piece paddle and an Outfitter Universal PFD.


How does the Old Town Vapor compare against other kayaks in its category?


On what points does the Old Town Vapor 10 fail to live up totally to expectations?


[usrlist “Performance:4.75” “Speed:4.5” “Durability:4.8” “Comfort:4” “Price:4.5” “Overall:4.6”]

Wrap Up

If you have been following, you would have known that this kayak is a great buy for learners and intermediate paddlers. It brings on board a couple of thoughtful add-ons to make the ride easier on you too.

Sure, it fails on some fronts – but it does well to make up for it on other places.

If you were hard pressed for a kayak that gave you a good value for your money and doesn’t take much effort to operate, this is the one for you.