Born in the rugged Pacific Northwest, Necky kayaks have long been the boat of choice for hard-core enthusiasts seeking premium products for touring, racing, expedition and whitewater use. Keeping up with their demands requires constant innovation. Fortunately, though, it's in our blood. Along with an unwavering commitment to quality and performance.

Necky Difference

Not just different – better. Learn how our approach and philosophy set us apart.

Necky Difference

Necky History

In the beginning was the classic British kayak. Until Necky made it better.

Necky History


The heart and soul of a Necky kayak. Find out what goes into making a Necky.

Materials & Technology


Optimizing the performance of not only the boat, but also the paddler.

Design & Engineering

Hand Shaping

Balancing high-tech computer design with classic hands-on craftsmanship to create the perfect boat.

Hand Shaping

Necky Outfitting

The extras that make a Necky a Necky, and how to customize yours for the perfect fit.


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