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Perception Expression 11

A Lightweight High Performance Short Touring Kayak

The Perception Expression 11 is one of the best selling lightweight short touring kayaks on the market. With its brilliant entry and exit lines the Perception Expression 11 is fast in a straight line, yet the hull still allows great manoeuvrability and the DLX seating system adds the most comfortable seat to make it superb.


Perception Expression 11 DLX Lightweight Short Best Selling Touring Kayak

Perception Expression 11 DLX - Sunset

Perception Expression 11 Comes With The Comfortable DLX Seat & High Backrest As Standard
Perception Expression 11 High Performance Touring Kayak Rear Hatch For Storage
Perception Expression 11 The Perfect Lightweight Touring Kayak For All Abilities
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Perception Expression 11

With the Perception Expression 11, the designers took all that's great about the longer 14 and 15 foot touring kayaks in the Expression range and shrunk all that down to make an amazing short, stable and highly enjoyable little kayak.

Crossing the line between recreational and touring kayak the Expression 11 features a sleek, yet stable slight v-shaped hull that is highly manoeuvrable, great in a straight line and is responsive to putting on edge. The Expression 11 also still has all the features of a full-on touring kayak for those that want to cover longer distances carrying some kit as well.

The smooth and predictable Expression 11 responds quickly and positively to the lightest touch, and the TruTrack skeg system will ensure that you keep heading the way you want even in a strong breeze or current. The roomy cockpit features a comfortable Zone seat with adjustable leg lifter, thigh braces and pedal footrests. In the standard DLX outfitting there is also a very nice and supportive high and adjustable backrest. The Expression 11 also has fore and aft deck lines and bungees combined with a large storage hatch to the rear with internal bulkhead for keeping your kit dry.

The Perception Expression 11 is designed to be used on a variety of different waterways from lakes and canals to rivers and even estuaries. Ultimately, this nifty little kayak is a fantastic choice for anyone wanting a day touring kayak with bags of potential to go short or longer distances in comfort but without grappling with a long and heavy boat. It ticks so many boxes, it's small wonder that the Expression 11 is out best selling short touring kayak.


  • Deck lines & bungee
  • Rear dual density hatch
  • Adjustable padded seat
  • Adjustable leg Lifter
  • Comfortable DLX Seat and adjustable high backrest
  • Thigh braces
  • Adjustable pedal footrests
  • Retractable skeg

DLX Seating System

Perception Expression 11 Features The Comfortable DLX Seating System As Standard


  • Length: 3.53m
  • Width: 65cm
  • Weight: 20kg
  • Spray deck size R5, N5 or Bigdeck
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 114kgOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Perception Expression 11 for your weight

Recommended Accessories

Feelfree General Purpose Buoyancy Aid

Feelfree Buoyancy Aid

An ideal buoyancy aid / pfd for paddlers who are taking their first steps into kayaking and canoeing.

Yak Kallista Multi Purpose Buoyancy Aid

Yak Kallista Buoyancy Aid

Comfortable and adjustable PFD that is ideal for canoeing, kayaking, inflatables and sit on tops.

Feelfree Day Tour Alloy Shaft Kayak Paddle for use with the Perception Expression 11

Feelfree Day Tourer Alloy Shaft 220cm Paddle

Tough, asymmetrical polypropylene blades on a one piece alloy shaft. A good all-round Recreational & Touring paddle



Feelfree Day Tour Glass Shaft Kayak Paddle for use with the Perception Expression 11

Feelfree Day Tourer Glass Shaft 220cm Paddle

Tough, asymmetrical polypropylene blades on a one piece glass fibre shaft. A good all-round Recreational & Touring paddle.



Feelfree Kayak Paddle Leash Universal

Feelfree Paddle Leash

A really simple and cheap way of preventing the most common way of getting into trouble whilst paddling - losing your paddle.




Percption Expression 11 Lightweight Touring Kayak Deja Vu

Deja Vu

Percption Expression 11 Lightweight Touring Kayak Sea Spray Blue & White

Sea Spray

Perception Expression 11 High Performance Fast Touring Kayak Sunset


Standard Delivery

The Perception Expression 11 is available for delivery thoughout England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland & Ireland.


Collection - Click & Collect

The Perception Expression 11 is available for instore collection from Norfolk Canoes or from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group.

Our other stores are:

  • Bournemouth Canoes - Poole
  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven
  • Cornwall Canoes - St Columb Road Nr Newquay
  • Kayaks & Paddles - Plymouth
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington
  • Southampton Canoes - Totton

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.


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