Jackson Kayak Antix
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Jackson Kayak Antix


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The Jackson Kayak's Antix! A new creeking and whitewater kayak that is fun, easy to paddle, runs the river like a dream but with some groove in the hull design to allow for continual play all the way down! Take your time down the river and play in every river wave, hole, splat rock, eddy line, pillow to your heart's content. The Antix turns quickly, squirts, spins, splats, and freewheels like a dream. The Antix is for every one - whether you're a new boater wanting a boat to surf, paddle down river or take your first boof strokes and squirt every eddy line along the way.  The hull shape on the Antix makes it an easy kayak to roll. Its forgiving lines allow you to keep upright as you punch to the next level in your river running and play! Available in two sizes: medium and large.

Jackson Kayak's Antix Specs:


  • Max paddler: 80 to 130 lbs
  • Cockpit Size: 34 x 19
  • Height: 12.5
  • Length: 7'4"
  • Opt Overall: 120
  • Volume: 56 gallons
  • Weight: 33 lbs
  • Width: 25"


  • Max paddler: 150 to 190 lbs
  • Cockpit Size: 35" x 20 5/8"
  • Height: 13"
  • Length: 7'9"
  • Volume: 63 gallons
  • Weight: 36 lbs
  • Width: 26"


  • Max paddler: 150 to 225 lbs
  • Cockpit Size: 36 1/4" x 22"
  • Height: 14"
  • Length: 8'1
  • Volume: 72 gallons
  • Weight: 42 lbs
  • Width: 27"

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Jon D.
United States

Jackson antix

Great. Sweet boat, stable, playful and comfy!

James L.
United States

Wonderful purchase

This is the third antix I have purchased now, myself, my wife, and my son all paddle the antix. It's ba fantastic boat. Everyone should try one at least once

James L.

Great kayak!

So far this antix is awesome! I haven't had the chance to get into bigger water yet, all our rivers are low now. It rolls super easy, has a good edge, but also it's forgiving and not too catchy. The outfitting is pretty good and super easy to adjust. It's pretty light for the portage or carry to put in/take out, which is nice.

Montana L.

Great boat, even for a beginner hard boater

What I like about this boat is it carves nicely in the water, turns fast, and has excellent stability for its size. It also handles class 2-3 rapids very well (I haven't done class 4 or above so can't comment, but from what I've read, people say similar things about turning fast and boofing). I am 5'10" and about 185 lbs and the medium Antix works great. I can pack this thing in my small car with the seats down! A rack or large vehicle is nice to have, but not necessary with this boat. I have kayaked with my inflatable kayak on upper class 3 rapids, and I was looking for a nice hard boat to transition to for a beginner hard boater like myself. I was debating the Antix or the Jackson Kayak Zen, but went with the Antix. I absolutely love this boat. Only cons really are the size (not meant for doing river expeditions, but I wasn't looking for something like that). The Antix has small storage space, and this boat sits low in the water, which may be plus, just depends on what you are looking for. Also, it is squirrely at times, but I'm a beginner whitewater hard boater currently running class 2/3 rapids so I'm up for the challenge. I tested a few hard boats and decided on this one. I have no regrets with my purchase. Overall a very solid boat, even for the beginning whitewater kayaker.

Ewing C.

This boat is epic

I come from a background in Creeking, with a bit of playboating as well. This boat is just awesome at creeking, small enough to get some tricks in if you really crank it, and can surf like a champ. Clearly if your looking to bust out consecutive mcnasties or kickflips, a rockstar might be your choice, but for everything else this boat is on point. Just make sure you can fit in it, cause it is very low volume and narrow. But if you can prepare for a savage vessel.

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