Looksha 17™ Composite

The Looksha 17 composite is a sporty touring kayak designed to cover some distance. Featuring the Extrasport seat pad with back band, composite thigh braces and a rudder system, it’s designed to get you where you’re going as efficiently as possible. One of our most popular designs, its stability and high volume allows paddlers to bring the kitchen sink without compromising performance, making it perfect for camping and longer paddling trips.
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  • ACS seat pad with backband

    Outfitter Seat

    The Necky Outfitter seat includes the ACS (Active Comfort System) seat pad with a large supportive back band. This system maximizes comfort without minimizing the paddlers' mobility in the boat. Designed for all day comfort the ACS seat pad features a multi-laminate construction for optimal support and softness, an enhanced seating surface for superior air-flow and drainage and lateral stabilizers which lock the seat in place for that "one with the boat" feeling. 

    Outfitter Seat

  • Composite thigh braces

    Composite Thigh Braces

    Our composite thigh brace system combines support with a moderately aggressive fit and comfort. The composite lay up allows us to achieve the best bracing system without adding a lot of weight. 


    Composite Thigh Brace 225 px wide
  • Bow and stern hatches with the Cross Lock™ buckle system and bulkheads

    Cross Lock™ Buckle System

    The Cross Lock buckle system is a unique strapping and hatch system. The "X" pattern is achieved with four straps and one quick release buckle. The low anchor points of the straps allow for excellent pressure that is evenly distributed around the hatch cover. Simple, secure and easy to use.

    Cross Lock Buckle System

  • Deck bungee
  • Reflective safety perimeter line
  • Rudder system with adjustable foot pedals

    Necky Rudder

    The aluminum alloy used in our standard rudder can take lots of abuse, bending, and rebending before it breaks. With some care this aluminum rudder should last a lifetime. When deployed you use the foot pedals to guide the kayak to the right or the left. A rudder is used for keeping your boat on track, especially when the weather conditions change. It can help make your journey safer and more enjoyable. 

    Rudder on Composite


  • MATERIAL: Fiberglass or Carbon
  • LENGTH: 17' 6" / 5.3 m
  • WIDTH: 23.75" / 60.3 cm
  • FIBERGLASS WEIGHT: 54 lbs / 24.4 kg
  • CARBON WEIGHT: 49 lbs / 22.2 kg
  • COCKPIT: 33" x 17" / 83.8 x 43.2 cm
  • BOW HATCH: 16.5" x 10" / 41.9 x 25.4 cm
  • STERN HATCH: 16.5" x 10" / 41.9 x 25.4 cm
  • STORAGE CAPACITY: 196.9 L / 12016 cu in
  • MAX CAPACITY: 325-375 lbs / 147.4 - 170.1 kg
  • SUGGESTED RETAIL: Fiberglass $3,299.99 USD Carbon $4,499.99 USD

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