Posts Tagged 'creeking boat'

JACKSON KAYAK NIRVANA MOVES KAYAKERS THROUGH RAPIDS QUICKLY WITH CONFIDENCE

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SPARTA, TN (July 2016) Jackson Kayak’s Nirvana is a fast, race-ready creeking boat designed to move kayakers through rapids quickly and in control. The hull shares much of the Zen’s user-friendliness while the massive amount of rocker keeps the bow dry and clear of holes and waves. Racers will be delighted to paddle such a user-friendly and confidence-inspiring design in the 9-foot category. If you just want a river running/creek boat that has a high-end speed in the rapids but don’t plan on racing, the Nirvana won’t disappoint!

Creek runners will appreciate these Nirvana features:

• User-friendly hull shape allows racers to focus on their line and going fast versus just trying to keep the boat under control.
• Ample stability to eliminate unwanted bracing and increase forward paddling time.
• Unishock Bulkhead for easy adjustment (get super-tight for a race, or stay loose for a cruise) and for safety.
• Rocker profile allows for both a fast boat in pools and easy boofing.

“Providing our team and customers with the best boat options for competing in has been a Jackson Kayak mainstay. The Nirvana assures that creek racers have the boat they need to win while staying true to the Jackson Kayak way of making a high-end competition boat as a great option for the new paddlers as well. We have a lot of excited team members right now that have been counting the days to the release of this boat,” said Eric Jackson, Jackson Kayak President and Kayak Co-Designer with David Knight.
The Nirvana will be available at Jackson Kayak dealers in 2017. Manufacturer suggested retail price is $1,249.
About Jackson Kayak: Jackson Kayak was founded in 2003 by Eric Jackson and Tony Lunt. Located in Sparta, Tennessee, near the Caney Fork River, Jackson Kayak designs, builds, and manufactures leading whitewater, fishing and exploration paddlesports products. With the motto “Build it like it’s your own”, all products are Made in the USA in growing support of the local Tennessee economy. Market leaders in both the whitewater and kayak fishing, kayak manufacturing and strong in the exploration sector, Jackson Kayak continues to introduce new product lines each year. Jackson Kayak’s success is largely due to delivering high quality products through paddlesports specialty shops globally; all supported by regional, national and international team members who are engaged to promote the paddling lifestyle.

Nirvana
WEIGHT: 48 LBS
WIDTH: 25.5”
LENGTH: 9’

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JACKSON KAYAK INTRODUCES NEW ANTIX CREEKING/RIVER RUNNING KAYAK

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SPARTA, TN (July 2016) Jackson Kayak’s Antix is our first ever playable creeking/river- running kayak. Designed as a river-runner first, the length, volume, and edges are optimized to squirt, be lightweight compared to creek boats, and extremely maneuverable. Paddlers will love this boat on their local runs, replacing the need for a creek boat for many and increasing the fun factor with its playable features.

River-runners of all levels will appreciate these Antix features:

• Short, slicey ends allow for squirting, splatting, and down-river fun
• Planing hull for great surfing, spinning and stability
• Uni-shock bulkhead system and U-Channel track for quick adjustment and to protect paddler and kayak
• Available in two sizes – small/medium and medium/large.

The Antix delivers a great experience for beginners, intermediate and advanced kayakers who want to take advantage of river features; technical rapids, downstream play moves and easy paddling.

“This is a boat we have been missing from our lineup since we started in 2004. Like the Hero, it gives people a short, easy to paddle kayak for their local runs, but the Antix adds in some vertical play with the squirt, splat, etc… Fun times ahead,” explained Eric Jackson, Kayak Co-Designer with David Knight and Jackson Kayak President.
The Antix will be available at Jackson Kayak dealers in 2017. Manufacturer suggested retail price is $1,199.
About Jackson Kayak: Jackson Kayak was founded in 2003 by Eric Jackson and Tony Lunt. Located in Sparta, Tennessee, near the Caney Fork River, Jackson Kayak designs, builds, and manufactures leading whitewater, fishing and exploration paddlesports products. With the motto “Build it like it’s your own”, all products are Made in the USA in growing support of the local Tennessee economy. Market leaders in both the whitewater and kayak fishing, kayak manufacturing and strong in the exploration sector, Jackson Kayak continues to introduce new product lines each year. Jackson Kayak’s success is largely due to delivering high quality products through paddlesports specialty shops globally; all supported by regional, national and international team members who are engaged to promote the paddling lifestyle.

Antix
WEIGHT: 45 LBS
WIDTH: 25”
LENGTH: 7’4”

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