Old Town Sportsman Salty PDL Kayak


Old Town has several models within their Sportsman line, and the Salty is generally a bit more nimble, lighter and faster in the water.  You give up some stability over the wider versions, but the Salty PDL is a great option if you want to use the same kayak for both angling and light-duty sport and recreation.  If you fish and play Coastal areas, you would find this model at home in the waves! With instant forward and reverse, the award-winning PDL Drive is the most reliable and easy-to-use pedal drive on the market.


  • Fun, zippy and stable - this is a great grab-n-go pedal kayak. Tides and currents, waves and surf - this should be your choice for moving water
  • Low maintenance PDL Drive with patented easy-docking system for pain-free launch and landing. Covered by industry's first-in-class 5 year warranty.
  • Superior seat design has great lumbar support and is adjusted to accommodate leg length on a shuttle track. The mesh cover provides ventilation and drainage to keep you dry.
  • Two 18" tracks on the forward hull provide easy on/off accessory mounting
  • One forward-facing and two rear-facing flush mounted rod holders are there when you want them, and out-of-the-way when you don't
  • Non-slip EVA foam deck pads provide traction and stand-up comfort
  • Tank wells in the bow and stern with removable bungees provide big open areas for cooler, tackle crate, dry bags or a dog.
  • A clip on the side of the hull secures your backup paddle, out of the way unless you need it
  • Cup holder for your favorite beverage
  • Universal transducer mounting system allows for quicker installation of your fish finder
  • Custom tackle box included
  • PDL Drive and Seat are removable for easy transport and storage


Style Sit-on-Top
Number of Paddlers 1
Propulsion Pedal
Total Weight Capacity 450 lb
Assembled Boat Weight (The boat’s weight including everything Old Town supplies with the boat - Hull, Hardware, Seat, Accessories and Motor/Pedal console) 104 lb
Pedal Console Weight 19 lb
Removable Seat Weight 6 lb
Length 12 ft
Width 34.5 in
Hatch None
Rudder Included
Rod Holders Included

We can ship this model anywhere in the lower 48 via our freight carrier starting from around $250 depending on your location (see shipping zones below).  All kayak shipping rates assume sending to the closest terminal for our carrier Estes Freight.  Shipping direct to a residence is doable but can increase the cost by $100 or more.  Further, it's safer if you pick it up at the terminal as it removes the last driver and transfer from the potential damage equation.  We bundle our shipped boats probably better than anyone, but the fewer transfers the less likely there is of damage.  Go to to find the closest terminal, or call us to discuss delivery point options.

Each state is assigned a shipping zone, as follows:

Shipping Zone 1 comprises the states nearby to us in Arizona  in the southwest US - CA/NV/AZ/UT/CO/NM/TX/OK (typical cost $249)

Shipping Zone 2 includes the northwest and middle of the US - WA/OR/ID/ND/SD/NE/KS/MN/IA/MO/AR/LA/WI/IL/MI/IN/OH/KY/TN/MS/AL/GA (typical cost $279)

Shipping Zone 3 is for all the rest - mostly eastern states with a couple of outliers in the west - MT/WY/FL/SC/NC/VA/WV/MD/DC/DE/PA/NJ/NY/CT/RI/MA/VT/NH/ME  (typical cost $350)

Your exact cost for this model can be seen by selecting your zone from the drop-down above, or just give us a call at 480-348-8917 to get into more details.  See the side-by-side comparison video below for more information:

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