Necky Elias Composite Kayak w/ Skeg


Necky Elias Composite Kayak w/ Skeg

Introducing the Elias, an agile, playful and responsive touring kayak. The Elias takes its design cues from Necky’s® popular women’s-specific Eliza™ kayak, with a slightly longer and larger hull designed to appeal to a broad variety of paddlers.

At fifteen and a half feet, the Elias is extremely efficient for a kayak its size. Its relatively modest waterline translates into less effort for the paddler at normal cruising speeds, making the Elias significantly more efficient for everyday touring than other kayaks in its class. The Elias is ideal for day touring and weekend excursions.
  • Solo kayak
  • Fiberglass construction
  • Durable, molded Necky Touring Seat with backband is designed to reduce pressure on sciatic nerve
  • Composite thigh braces improve bracing ability without adding weight
  •  Bow and stern Valley® hatches with bulkheads
  • Performance fit cockpit allows paddlers to easily grip the boat for edging
  • Reflective safety perimeter line
  • Retractable skeg with Necky Kayak's own kink-gree Necky Wire™
  • Color: Red / White
  • Length: 15' 6"
  • Width: 22.25"
  • Bow hatch: 16" x 9"
  • Stern hatch: 16" x 9"
  • Cockpit dimensions: 32.25" x 16"
  • Width: 22.25"
  • Weight: 43 lbs.
  • Suggested use: Touring
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Necky® introduced its first kayak in the mid-1970s, hoping to improve upon traditional British kayak designs. The goal: to create a stable, roomy, comfortable vessel that the average paddler could maneuver on the ocean. To do this, Necky adapted a high-volume whitewater design, adding more length, width, and a larger cockpit than the traditional version.

By the 1980s Necky had begun manufacturing composite touring kayaks and also introduced the first polymer model. Less expensive than fiberglass designs, the polymer model also had the advantage of being virtually indestructible.

By working with experts in both the aerospace and yachting industries using aircraft-grade materials, Necky, a Johnson Outdoors® brand, has been able to produce laminates that yield kayaks that are significantly stronger, stiffer, and lighter than anything else on the market.

Necky — advancing the art of kayaking.
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Necky Elias Composite Kayak w/ Skeg

SKU #:
15' 6"
Hull material:
43 lbs.
32.25" x 16"
Hatch type:
Bow & stern
Recommended use:
15' 6" Fiberglass 43 lbs.
Call to Order: 1-888-439-9036