How much does it weigh folded up?

28 pounds (12.7 kg).

What is the capacity?

300 pounds of distributed weight. The recommended maximum single passenger weight is 250 - 280lbs (113-136 kg).

What is the length & width assembled?

The length is 9 feet 8 inches (295 cm). It's 31 inches wide (78 cm).

Do the folds wear out?

The material has been formulated to last for thousands of folds. All fold lines are reinforced.

Is it some sort of fabric?

No. It's a solid 1/8 inch thick plastic sheet. In fact, when assembled it feels and performs just like a standard hard-shell kayak.

What happens if it hits rocks?

The Tucktec Folding Kayak can take the same abuse as a standard hard-shell kayak.

How long does it really take to assemble?

The first couple times may take you 15 minutes, but after that anyone can get it down to 2 minutes or less.

Can I take a child or dog with me in it?

Ton's of folks take kids and pets along. Just be sure they sit still!

What kind of water are they good on?

Perfect for Flat-Water. Lakes, ponds, Bays, and Inlets. They are good on rivers and creeks up to class 2. They are not recommended for whitewater, beach waves, or very heavy chop.

Does it come with the seat?

Yes. The adjustable seat is included.

Does it come with a paddle?

The basic kayak package does not include a paddle.

How do you keep it from leaking?

There are NO open seam below the top level of the kayak. Each fold is a "Z" pattern that folds in and on it's self. There is nothing to seal. It's all one single flat sheet.