NEXT Canoe

From the company with a rich 100-year history in paddlesports, comes a product that represents the future.  The NEXT is a totally fresh and uniquely fun solo experience that brings a century of expertise into one truly amazing personal watercraft unlike any other. Built for one, but designed for all, the NEXT represents a new generation of boating for today’s generation of paddle, outdoors and fitness enthusiasts.

Old Town Canoes & Kayaks, one of the most storied and trusted brands in the paddlesports industry, today launched a new generation of personal watercraft, the Old Town NEXT. Elegantly combining the comfort and solo-paddling performance of a kayak with the convenience, capabilities and confidence of a canoe, the NEXT is easy to approach, a dream to paddle and built to last a lifetime.


  • Length: 13′

  • Width: 29″

  • Material: 3-Layer Poly

  • Weight: 59 lbs.

  • Seat Width: 21″

  • Capacity: 450 lbs.


  • Design incorporates both canoe and kayak characteristics for fun, remarkably easy and natural paddling experience.

  • Ideal for double-bladed and single-bladed paddles.

  • Pronounced tumblehome and lower profile for easier paddling.

  • 3-layer hull features subtle rocker for straight, smooth tracking.

  • Element seating system offers enhanced comfort and performance.