The Skylark fits into a new category of kayak considered transitional or cross over. Essentially a recreational kayak in size and fit, the Skylark with features and performance similar to a full-fledged sea kayak. Abundant stability and a roomy fit to make the entry-level paddler comfortable, yet the efficiency to keep up with longer boats on an easy cruise. Designed for the more experienced paddler to have fun with hard chines for carving and Greenland styling for looks. This kayak is attractive to beginners and a lightweight and fun alternative to the more experienced paddler. The Skylark comes standard without thigh braces and can be ordered with as an option. Rudder Free Design.