I currently have 1- ocean kayak scrambler 11xl, and 2- Perception Striker , both are SOT. (Both are 11’6”). The OK I have had for 9 years. It has always felt a little tippy to me. I am 6’2” and 190lb. 60 years old, healthy. I recently got the Striker for fishing. It is stable, but very slow, and does not track well. Harder to Paddle. Last week I tried a friends SINK, an Old Town Loon 126. It tracks very well, is fast, and is very stable. I do love it, just not sure I want a SINK, mainly due to getting back in the kayak if I flip.
Looking to find a SOT that is: As stable as the Loon 126 Tracks well Is a faster kayak.