Ocean Kayak® Shatters the Pedal-Driven Kayak Paradigm

Ocean Kayak Malibu

From Ocean Kayak:

Old Town, Maine (July 10, 2017): The kayak pioneers at Ocean Kayak are proud to announce the launch of a revolutionary pedal-driven kayak that merges effortless transport, versatility, and proven pedal drive technology. Welcome Malibu Pedal, Ocean Kayak’s latest—a watercraft that raises the bar for effortless transport, ease of use, pedal performance, and hands-free fun! It’s fun, zippy, stable and offers turn-on-a-dime performance. Ocean Kayak Malibu Pedal is the most versatile pedal-driven kayak on the water, a boat that will accommodate any watery pursuit imaginable—from lunch-break fitness and easy vacation fun to blue-water adventures. Plus, it’s lightweight, easily car-topped by almost anyone, and has a footprint ideal for easy off-the-water storage. A kid’s jump seat makes family outings a breeze, and it even has plenty of room to bring your dog along for complete family adventure.

“The Malibu Pedal is the perfect choice for those looking for quick and easy family fun on the water,” said David Hadden, Brand Director for Johnson Outdoors Watercraft, Inc.

What has emerged in the form of the Ocean Kayak Malibu Pedal is the culmination of countless hours in the lab, in a variety of water applications, and discussions with customers and outdoors enthusiasts around the globe.

“The Malibu Pedal shares several components found on the 2016 ICAST Best Boat winner, Old Town Predator PDL, including the tried and true PDL Drive unit and a redesigned element seat with quick-drying air cooled fabric, waterproof storage for small items and maximum pedaling or relaxing comfort,” added Hadden.

Malibu Pedal


  • Proven PDL Drive System with splash resistant storage
  • Slide track adjustable seating
  • Element Beach Seat (EBS) with mesh storage pocket underneath
  • Click Seal hatch (under seat)
  • Pet-friendly bow tankwell with bungees
  • Three cup holders
  • Stern tankwell jump seat
  • Bow and stern carrying handles
  • 8-inch accessory tracks


Price: $2199 MSRP

Length: 12’

Width: 34.5”

Weight: 100 lbs

Maximum Capacity: 450 lbs

Available in four colors: Sea Glass, Envy, Sunrise, and Ahi.

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