Greenville, SC (July 10, 2019) – Perception Kayaks, a global leader in kayak innovation and design, is proud to announce the first collaboration with higher learning institution Clemson University. The Greenville based company has received the exclusive rights to manufacture and sell the first and only Clemson University National Championship Tribe.

The University will be sending representatives from Clemson, the Clemson Tiger Mascot and the National Championship trophy to the Confluence Headquarters to kickoff production of the first Clemson University National Championship Tribe. Sporting the university’s iconic orange colors, Tiger paw logo and purple accents, this kayak is one for the true fans. Honoring the team’s historic two title victories in the past three years, with the Clemson National Championship logo highlighted squarely on the seat back.

The Perception Tribe 9.5’ was chosen for the Clemson National Championship collaboration because the series of sit-on-top kayaks is defined by their ultra-stable, yet quick and playful performance. The entire family will appreciate how easy it is to get on and off this stable sit-on-top. Featuring an extra-padded and National Championship branded adjustable seat, the Clemson Tribe is ready for full days exploring flat-water rivers, lakes, ponds, and coastal waters with light waves.

Perception Kayaks’ Clemson Tigers model is available in a limited quantity to Clemson fans nationwide at, along with specialty retail locations. For more information, visit the site or follow the brand on Instagram at @perceptionkayak and Facebook at @PerceptionKayaks. 

 About Perception Kayaks®

As the world leader for kayak innovation, Perception® Kayaks has introduced more people to paddling than any other brand and pioneered the modern kayak design and construction over 40 years ago. Perception Kayaks is a company of passionate paddlers who design kayaks for comfort, stability, durability, safety, and performance. The proprietary resin and innovative rotational molding process used provides superior strength and light weight in a leak-proof one-piece construction. The result is a lineup of the most comfortable, versatile, and easy-paddling kayaks with unmatched UV, impact, and abrasion-resistant. Best of all, every Perception kayak is proudly designed, molded, and hand assembled in Greenville, South Carolina, USA.


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