Necky Chatham 17
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Sleek lines accentuate the Necky Chatham touring kayak's high-performance nature, allowing easy edging and quick rolling via the low deck profile.
Necky Chatham 17 Sea Touring Kayak w/ Skeg - An ideal explorer built to minimize windage, the Chatham 17 w/ Skeg offers great maneuverability and superb rough water performance. The full-chined hull provides incredible stability for its width and quick response to edging and lean turns. Designed to inspire confidence, it allows you to push your limits and expand your comfort zone. A retractable skeg featuring kink-free NeckyWire, allows you to adjust the trim of your kayak in windy conditions, reducing fatigue and making a significant difference in your boat's ability to track. The outfitting is relaxed and roomy. Made of water-resistant durable molded foam, the seat is designed specifically to reduce pressure on your sciatic nerve. By actually improving blood circulation, you'll be able to paddle longer distances without your feet and legs falling asleep. Adjustable backband, thigh braces and foot pedals allow you to further customize the fit. Three bulkheads and water-resistant Valley hatches complete the package. Optimized for long-distance exploration and multi-day trips, the Chatham truly excels at coastal exploration.
Make no mistake, the Necky Chatham 17 Touring Kayak was designed for touring. Adjustable outfitting comfortably completes the connection with your boat, and the long hull has a less-pronounced rocker for straighter tracking and more speed. Efficient from the first stroke to the last, this ocean and inland boat edges and rolls with stability all while holding enough gear for multiple days away from home.