Sun Dolphin Aruba 10 ft – Question and Answer

by frank on June 25, 2015

Sun Dolphin Aruba 10 size

Available in Red ad Blue

A while back we wrote a review recommending the Sun Dolphin Aruba 10 foot kayak to people wanted only a simple inexpensive recreational model for light paddling on calm lakes or slow moving rivers.

After writing this review we began to receive questions from customers asking for information which we had either not covered or only glossed over in our original report.

Note: A fair price for this model would be around $350. We would not recommend paying much over this price. 

Some of the most common questions, answered

Some of these questions are simple enough to answer in a few words others you will need to click through to get the entire answer.

How much does the Aruba 10 weigh? 40 lbs.

What is the maximum carrying capacity? 250 lbs.

How wide is this kayak? The Aruba 10 sit inside is 30 inches wide.

I was thinking about buying this model for my kids is it a good beginner’s kayak?

Does it come with a paddle? This depends. Could you recommend a good paddle to buy?

Is it recommended for river paddling?

Recommended for people 6 feet or taller? If not, could you recommended an inexpensive alternative for taller paddlers?

Can the Aruba 10 be taken in the ocean or rough bays? If not, could you recommend a low priced model that would be more suitable?

Does it come with a spray skirt or can it be fitted with one?

Does it come with a padded seat? To our knowledge the seat is comprised of only an adjustable backrest. Meaning yes, there’s a support or seat for your back but it does not come with a full seat, one that will cushion your rear-end. Good cheap full seats.

If you have any ore specific questions on the Aruba 10 sit inside kayak please leave these in the comment section below and we will do our best to give you the correct answer.

Read our review of the model.

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