Reviews for Rip 12 Kayak by Necky Kayaks
Based On: 3 Reviews
05-15-2013Submitted by: OK Kid
I bought the Necky Rip 12 last September to use over the winter as my sit inside kayak. It's very stable and tracks quite well. The speed isn't bad for a kayak 28 inches wide. I love the large cockpit. If you don't want water in it, just buy a skirt. The rear hatch is water tight and provides a large amount of storage.
I've owned several Pungo 120s - probably the best selling 12' rec kayak. The Rip 12 compares favorably to the Pungo 120 in every respect - impossible to tell them apart when paddling.
04-11-2013Submitted by: cwknarly
Pros: large cockpit, very stable, not to heavy for plastic kayak.
Cons: the Kayak I own has tracked off to the right since new. At first thought was something I was doing wrong but pretty sure is shape of hull; it is not extreme, but annoying...
08-27-2012Submitted by: J.L.
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I bought this boat a month ago and it has been incredible. I have taken it out many times since I got it and I have had a blast every time. It tracks very well and is a joy to paddle in. You can't find a better recreational boat for the money. I was debating between the Rip 10 and 12, and I am glad I went with 12. The 12 foot is long enough to handle large lakes/waterways but still agile enough to go through smaller rivers.
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