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Introducing the Blue Sky Boatworks 360° Angler, a pedal driven watercraft designed and built for those ready to step on to a fishing experience with the convenience and stability of a big boat and the exploration possibilities of a kayak or canoe. The hull system of the 360° Angler was designed for both stability as well as speed and the maneuverability.
As soon as you step on to the Blue Sky Boatworks 360° Angler you will immediately appreciate what we mean by stability. Walk right off the dock onto the deck; move about with complete confidence; appreciate the freedom of movement and the wide open area to bring along all your gear, your dog or even one of the little ones. You will then be amazed at the comfort and adjustability of the swivel seat, how quickly you get the craft up to speed and keep it there with very little effort.
Surrounding you are gear tracks, rod holders, storage areas for all your gear. Personalize your fishing experience with unlimited flexibility in where you store your tackle and equipment. With ever fishing style comes the need to customize your watercraft and the Blue Sky 360° Angler allows you the power to do so! Our long-standing partnerships with companies like RAM® Mounts, Raymarine, PowerPole and others have been accommodated for in the design of the deck for easy installation of many of these key fishing tools.
Blue Sky Boatworks 360° Angler Specifications
WEIGHT: 140 lbs (w/o removable seat & drive), 170 lbs (with seat and drive)
CAPACITY: 500 lbs
CONSTRUCTION: Rotomolded Polyethylene, anodized marine grade aluminium.
Pedaling the new FlexDrive powerplant is a pleasure. The 12:1 crank ratio translates into more performance with less exertion. That innovation is complemented by the sleek, piercing outriggers that have way less drag than traditional monohulls. Meaning you can go faster with less effort.
Stability, or lack of it, is the greatest concern of people who are drawn to personal watercraft. They want to get to the quiet places, the water and the nature where powerboats can’t go, but the kayak just doesn’t feel right to them. Those concerns are vanquished aboard Blue Sky Boatworks craft.
BSB Vantage seat with twin steer rudder control has 7+” of travel fore and aft and 6+” of height adjustment. The chair is built for comfort with a breathable and soft seating design allowing for customized comfort for both sitting and pedaling.
The 360's are the easiest craft most have ever dealt with getting to and from the water, thanks to the ingenious integrated wheel system. Once on the water, choose pedal, paddle or pole. And coming soon, switch out the pedal drive for the new lithium-powered E-Drive and get your cruise on.
Trailer it, drop it into the back of a pick-up, or car-top it — it disassembles in minutes for transport. No one piece weighs more than 45 lbs making it a one-person job.
Easily convert from Flex Drive pedal to Flex Drive electric. You can also paddle or pole it. We’re even exploring a stowable sail rig for down-wind fun.
ABOUT THE FLEX DRIVE
Jackson Kayak has designed a patent-pending prop-driven pedal system which allows for hands-free forward and reverse propulsion for kayaks. Named the Flex Drive, it consists of a daggerboard-protected tri-prop propeller which, combined with unique articulation of the prop system, gives the Flex Drive increased performance over other drives and helps keep the system clear of obstacles and easy to clean. Jackson Kayak’s Flex Drive System can quickly adapt from deep to shallow water navigation without having to move the main pedal drive unit.
The Flex Drive is easily deployed with the flip of a lever, has adjustable pitch prop blades and a 12:1 ratio. An interchangeable electric motor-driven head unit is in development as well for release at a later date.