Apex Sit-On-Top Kayak Seat
Apex Kayak Seat
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1 Year Warranty

Add comfort and support to your sit-on-top-kayak with an Apex Kayak Seat. This padded seat and backrest quickly attaches to your kayak's tie down points and features adjustable straps for customizable back support.

  • Adds a comfortable seat to sit-on-top kayaks
  • Channeled cushions allow water drainage
  • Attaches to kayak tie down points with adjustable snap-hook straps


Whether sightseeing, fishing, or just relaxing, the Apex kayak seat adds comfort and support to your sit-on-top kayak. Each seat is constructed with a water-resistant neoprene fabric covering and 1/2" thick EVA padding on the seat and backrest. A channeled design allows water drainage on both the flexible seat and semi-rigid backrest. The kayak seat quickly attaches to your sit-on-top kayak's existing tie down points with brass snap hooks and features 1" wide adjustable straps with a maximum length of approximately 2'.

Sit-on-top kayak seat

Product Features

  • Adds a cushioned seat and backrest to a sit-on-top kayak
  • Straps with brass snap-hooks attach to your kayak's tie down points
  • Semi-rigid backrest provides support
  • Adjustable straps allow you to customize the back recline
  • Flexible padded seat
  • Channeled cushions allow water drainage and air flow
  • Water-resistant neoprene fabric outside with EVA material inside
  • Strap Size: Approximately 2'L (adjustable) x 1"W
  • 1 year warranty

Warning and Usage Guidelines

Attaching the Seat

Attach the seat to your kayak's existing tie down points with the snap hooks. Connect the two bottom straps toward the rear of the kayak and the top two straps toward the front of the kayak. Tighten each strap so the seat is secure. The top/front straps can adjust the recline of the backrest to your comfort level.


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Review Summary (Based on 9 Reviews)


5 Stars Back Saver

Bob Langley from KY wrote (June 08, 2015):

Easy to install and remove. Will fold down out of the way for entry and exit. Padded seat back and seat are comfortable and add to the timeI can spend on the water.

4 Stars amazing

Javier from FL wrote (June 06, 2015):

I fought it would take more time to receive it but it was shipped in 4 days. I just used and is very confortable. nice one

5 Stars terrific sit on top kayak seats by Apex

Bob Winton from NC wrote (June 01, 2015):

OUr family has had a sit on top kayak we use almost exclusively at the coast of NC, which often has significant surf. We had Harmony seat which had tie on straps that tore off of the seats and after multiple repairs i decided to find new ones. Based on reviews I chose these Apex seats. We put them to use this past week for the first time. The dual strap connector for the front clips is obviously way better than the old seats. The most peasant surprise is how much more comfortable these seats are. The back support is superior if you like to sit back and coast or surf a wave. They are just a superb design and have excellent craftsmanship.

5 Stars Ideal fit and flexibility

Patricia from GA wrote (May 30, 2015):

This seat is exactly what we needed for our sit on top kayak. Comfortable, flexible and appears to be durable.

4 Stars Looks Good

Joel from FL wrote (May 22, 2015):

Looks like really good seat, but just got it and have not tested it out. The shipping and description of seat were spot on. Hope it works as well as the rest of the transaction has so far.

5 Stars ks-02 install and use

Petro from PA wrote (May 15, 2015):

I bought this seat for longer trips (more than 1 hour) and it has stopped me from suffering from a sore back and backside which ruined longer trips for me. The higher backrest is the real winner providing the even support my back needed up the full length of my back, instead of having the seat back digging in just below my life jacket. Since I wasn't wiggling around trying to relieve the stress on my back, and the extra padding on top of the regular seat my backside is pain free too. The seat arrived 3 days early and installing it in my 12' Old Town Vapor 12S was and snap, literately. I just removed all the straps (not needed for this kayak) and used the existing holes in the seat back of the original seat to pass the strap ends thru the seat and used 2 6" bungee cord to secure it. This way seat folds and original seat adjustment works fine with this seat on top of original seat. It worked so well, I bought a second one and put it in my wife's sun dolphin 12' with the same results for her. No more sore back and was also easy to install using the existing hardware of kayak.

5 Stars Perfect

J from SD wrote (May 13, 2015):

This is exactly what I was looking for, for my sit-on yak! It was delivered sooner than expected and it great shape! Great price too!!!!

5 Stars Great Product

Ed from IL wrote (April 09, 2015):

Recently purchased one of these seats and I couldn't be happier with it. I found it to be constructed with quality materials in a quality way. Very comfortable addition to my Kayaking experience and allows me to go longer stretches in between "stand up" breaks. Probably will be purchasing another for my girlfriend this spring.

5 Stars Fantastic

Dan from MO wrote (July 23, 2014):

Great seat! Only problem is that is cost me more money than intended because once my wife tried it she had to have one and I was forced to order a second seat.