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Kayak Fishing Site Wins Award

March 17, 2014 | Johnson Outdoors Watercraft launched in November of 2013 to help people discover the possibilities, fun and adventurous world of paddling and kayak fishing... Read More

Buzz Building as Spring Consumer Shows Approach

March 5, 2014 | Winter’s icy grip may have a hold on much of the country, but things are heating up at the Johnson Outdoors Watercraft facility in Old Town, Maine... Read More

New Elias Touring Kayak

July 2, 2012 | Necky Kayaks introduces the new Elias, an agile, playful and responsive touring kayak... Read More

New Manitou R Series

July 2, 2012 | Necky Kayaks introduced two additions to its popular Manitou series: the Manitou 130 R and the Manitou 146 R... Read More

Necky Eliza Wins Award

November 7, 2011 | Necky Eliza Named 'Best Women's Kayak' in Sea Kayaker Magazine Readers Choice Award... Read More

Necky Introduces New Eliza Rudder Composite

June 27, 2011 | Necky Kayaks announced that its popular women’s specific Eliza kayak is now available in a composite lay-up with rudder... Read More

Next Generation Sit-On-Top Kayak, The Vector 14

June 27, 2011  |  Necky Kayaks is pleased to introduce the new Vector 14. A unique breed of sit-on-top kayak designed for touring and distance paddling... Read More

Necky Kayaks Launches New Rip 12

June 27, 2011  |  Necky Kayaks introduced the new Rip 12. The Rip 12 features a long waterline, narrow beam and sharp keel that translate into a lively kayak with superior glide and tracking... Read More

Necky Kayaks Supports Fight Against Breast Cancer

September 27, 2010  |  One percent of gross sales on brand’s women’s specific kayaks donated to Breast Cancer Fund... Read More

Looksha Elite Wins Award

September 10, 2010  |  Looksha Elite named ‘Best New Sea Kayak’ in Canoe & Kayak Magazine’s inaugural Reader’s Choice Awards... Read More
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