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Vanguard 12.0

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The Next Generation of Dagger Racing Kayaks

From *$1,649 USD / $2,149 CAD

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Vanguard 12.0

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Vanguard 12.0

Sleek Design. Serious Speed.

The Vanguard 12.0 is the next generation of Dagger racing kayaks. Designed for the inspired whitewater paddler that desires unparalleled speed. Everything about the Vanguard's innovative hull design promotes speed and instills confidence for the motivated paddler. The acclaimed Contour Ergo outfitting delivers exceptional control with unparalleled comfort and safety to deliver an unprecedented paddler experience. Dagger’s Vanguard is here to transport you into a new realm of whitewater performance. This fresh design paddles more like a creek boat than a long boat, yet offers the speed, agility and elegance of a 12’ kayak. This barrier-breaking and high-performance long boat truly paddles like nothing else on the water!


Length: 12' / 366 cm Width: 25" / 63.5 cm
Boat Weight: 60.5 lbs. / 27 kg Deck Height: 15" / 38 cm
Cockpit Length: 34" / 86 cm Cockpit Width: 19" / 48 cm
Volume: 104 gal / 393 L Paddler Weight: 120 - 280 lbs. / 54 - 127 kg

*Prices shown are suggested U.S. and Canadian Dollar retail prices, net not including taxes. Prices in your market may vary due to currency, VAT, and other taxes. Prices subject to change without notice.

*Colors may vary slightly from those shown as each kayak that we produce is unique. Variations in color are not covered by warranty. Additionally, bungee cord colors and other fittings are periodically updated and may vary from what is pictured. You can purchase bungee cords (sold separately) in a variety of colors if you wish to customize the look of your boat.

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