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Axiom 8.5

Downriver play…with an edge

From *$1,069 USD / $1,479 CAD

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Splat, surf, squirt…the Axiom does it all. A stable river-running kayak with seamless edging and a craving for play, the Axiom is comfortable on steep creeks, big water waves, and everything in between. The 8.5 features more volume but the same performance for mid-sized paddlers.


BREAKING NEWS -- In celebration of Dagger's 30th Anniversary, we've introduced a new color, Red Dawn, that will be available for a limited period of time. The Axiom 8.5 is available in Red Dawn and also comes with some sweet swag that we've named the Dagger Love Pack. Click here to learn more about this special offer and note that quantities are limite


New!  Paddle Now Pay Later is the easy & secure way to pay over time for the high-quality Dagger Kayak that you deserve. Available at select dealers, Paddle Now Pay Later is a low-cost way to finance your purchase for as low as $31.43 per month. Learn more.

Proudly designed, molded and hand-assembled in the USA, the Axiom 8.5 kayak is backed by a 5-Year Warranty.

Need parts? Get them from Harmony Gear here:



Length: 8' 6" / 259 cm Width: 25.5" / 65 cm
Boat Weight: 40.5 lbs. / 19 kg Deck Height: 13.5" / 34 cm
Cockpit Length: 34" / 86 cm Cockpit Width: 19" / 48 cm
Volume: 63 gal / 238 L Paddler Weight: 130 - 210 lbs. / 59 - 95 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. Color combinations (Desert Camo, Dusk, Galaxy, Indigo, Mango, Midnight, Solar and Sonar) will vary from those shown and are unique for each boat we produce. Variations in color are not covered by warranty.

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