Perception Carolina 12

Manufacturer: Perception

The Carolina 12 has been referred to as “a sea kayak in miniature” by admiring observers…

Our most compact, twin hatched touring kayak gives reliable tracking and stability that begs you to explore further. Its smooth lines are matched by swift performance and outfitting that provides dependable control. All round versatility enables you to enjoy day and overnight trips on a variety of waters.

This is the shortest of our boats to feature front and rear hatches and makes maximum use of storage opportunities for your equipment. The Carolina 12 is perfect if you are looking for a true tracking kayak that will turn easily when required.



  • Zone DLX Seat System
  • Padded Thigh Braces
  • Easy Access Cockpit
  • Adjustable Pedal Footrests
  • Bow & Stern Hatches
  • Bow & Stern Bulkheads
  • Bungee Deck Rigging
  • Reflective Deck Safety Line
  • Retractable Carry Handles
  • Tracking Hull
  • Superlinear Polyethylene Shell


 Length:  12' / 366cm  Width:  26" / 66cm
 Boat Weight:  49lbs / 22kg  Deck Height: 15" / 37cm
 Cockpit Length:  39" / 100cm  Cockpit width:  22" / 55cm
 Max Capacity:  331lbs / 150kg    


Please note this craft is collection only. Delivery may be possible by special arrangement - please contact us for details.