Some different brands of kayaks include Advanced Elements, Inc., Sea Eagle and Chesapeake Light Craft. Aquaglide, Evoke Paddlesports and Heritage are also some companies that make kayaks.
As of 2015, Advanced Elements, Inc. makes more than 10 different types of kayaks. Most of their kayaks feature either a fabric-skin frame or are made from PVC.
Sea Eagle specializes in inflatable kayaks. Models include the Fast Track, Razolite and Explorer series. The cost of Sea Eagle kayaks ranges from $200 to more than $1,000.
Chesapeake Light Craft produces more than 30 different kayak models. Their kayaks are predominantly made from plywood and fiberglass. Hard body kayaks are more expensive than their inflatable counterparts. Most of Chesapeake's kayaks cost $1,000 or more.