Tribe 13.5 Sit-on-Top Tandem Kayak

Allow up to 6 weeks for delivery, 3 weeks for Déjà vu and Funkadelic

Product Overview

The Tribe 11.5 Sit-on-Top Recreational Kayak  from Perception Kayaks is a best-selling sit-on-top kayak that just got better … way better! Perception kept everything that made the Tribe one of the most dependable and versatile kayaks of all time and added some major modern improvements.

Thanks to a new high-back frame seatback, the Tribes are now even more comfortable with increased support and cushioning. Plus, this new seatback takes relaxation to the next level offering infinitely adjustable recline positions, creating the ultimate lounge to kick back, relax and catch some rays while floating about. Lightweight and fully stackable, with a plethora of handles, getting the Tribe to the water is a total breeze. Affordable, easy-going, and great looking, the Tribe performs terrifically in light surf, lazy rivers and flat water. Available in 3 sizes: 9.5 and 11.5-foot solo models, and a 13.5-foot tandem. Round up your tribe and have fun on the water in the all-new Perception Tribe!


  • NEW adjustable framed seatbacks - for superior support and infinite recline positions
  • Comfortable padded seat keeps you on the water longer
  • Molded footrests accommodate paddlers of multiple sizes
  • Large open storage areas in front and rear with bungee lashing to secure your gear
  • 2 center hatches - offer storage and is a great place to stow keys, wallet and other important items (we recommend using with sealed dry bags for waterproof protection)
  • Scupper holes provide drainage while still allowing your boat to remain buoyant - scupper plugs (sold separately) can be added if desired and are often used in cooler months to extend your paddling season
  • 2 solo mount recesses - enable you to easily add mounts & accessory holders (sold separately) without drilling
  • Rigid one-piece side carry handles for easy transport and lockable storage
  • Front and rear toggle handles
Max. Capacity : 500 LBS. / 226 KG
Boat Weight : 79 LBS. / 36 KG
Length : 13' 5" / 408 cm
Width : 34" / 86.4 cm
Deck Height: 14" / 35.6 cm
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Features Benefits
Toggle Handles (Bow & Stern) : Front and rear toggle handles for easy transport.
Open Storage for Easy Access to Gear : Front and rear open storage areas with bungee rigging to secure your gear.
New! Framed Seat Backs : New for 2020 - Framed seat backs provide added support and comfort. These seat backs are also adjustable to offer a perfect fit for different sized paddlers or just to recline for some
Best-in-Class Padded Seat Bottoms : Premium padded seat bottoms keep you comfortable and on the water longer.
Round Storage Hatches : Two hatches with built-in bags and protective lid keeps essentials handy.
Two Solo Mount Recesses (Fore & Aft) : Screw the Solo Mount Base (sold separately and shown at left) into these circular recesses to mount accessories and RAM mounts - no drilling or tools are needed.
Side Carry Handles : Rigid side carry handles for easy transport. These handles can also be used as a point to secure your kayak with a lock.
Molded Kids Seat : Multiple footrest positions allow for leg adjustment and optimal comfort for paddlers of different sizes..
  Guaranteed Workmanship and Performance


Warranty Information

Limited warranty against material or manufacturing defects in the hull and deck for five (5) years from date of original purchase of the kayak. Parts, accessories, and outfitting are warranted for a period of one (1) year against material or manufacturing defects from the date of purchase.