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YuPIK 2021

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12' 2"
425 lbs
Total Weight:
90 lbs

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Named for the native Alaskan peoples that coined the word “kayak” (qayaq), the Jackson YuPIK changes the very definition of versatility. 2021 model also includes our latest seating innovation, the Comfort Seat! This generously-padded, comfortable seat features a new ergonomic bend to the back and robust frame to provide hours of use and comfort on the water. Bow To Stern track systems, rigging solutions and storage pockets molded in along the entirety of the boat allows the modularity for you to rig for your adventure without limitation. Customize your fun with more room! Specialized accessories, like our new kennel cot, improves the experience for everyone. Additions like the fully trimmable seat pan, our Strap Down gear track for 360 storage security and the first ever moving standing pad system make the YuPIK the most versatile kayak on the market. Be sure to check out our Hawg Trough Fishing Accessory Tray for even more options on the water!

New for 2021, hull thickness has been increased to help maintain deck structure.

2021 Accessories (included with new boat purchase): 

  • 1x YakAttack Omega Rod Holder
  • Long Load Flag
  • Stand Assist Strap
  • 5" JK Sticker



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Warranty Information

This warranty applies to all Jackson Adventure products (kayaks, boats, coolers and kennels) and covers substantial defects in materials and workmanship in the hull and outfitting components sold new or as "demos". The warranty policy is subject to the exceptions lists. Review the full warranty list and details by clicking here.

3 Reviews

  • Careful where you buy

    Posted by Chad on Jun 7th 2020

    Love the room and the amount of accessories I can put in this boat. I would definitely order from Jackson. I ordered mine from Kayak City and it was damaged and have gotten no reply back from them in almost 3weeks now via email or phone. Have been able to fix most of the damage according to Jackson's method but not able to repair all of it but good enough to enjoy it. Highly recommend this if you love accessorize and still have room after doing so.

  • Unsung Hero

    Posted by Nick Omega on May 28th 2020

    Before purchasing my YuPIK, finding reviews proved difficult - unsure if it was because it's a new boat or just not a quick mover. Because of that, I'll be as thorough as possible for those looking at them.

    To preface, I've been fishing from a Cuda 14 for the past 5 years, which I'll be comparing it to.

    Thus far, I've taken my YuPIK on about 15 river miles, and about 4 hours over a flat lake. All I can say is, "Wow". Something about paddling my YuPIK brings a child-like smile to my face. Coming from my Cuda, the stability I have on the YuPIK is overwhelming. I could stand from my Cuda, confidently, only in select water conditions. After 30 minutes on my YuPIK I was SUPing through class I, II & II+ rapids without even thinking twice. Didn't even know that could be a, 'thing'. The length, at just over 12', gives a good blend of maneuverability & speed. The endless ways to customize via the track system is obvious, so I won't spend time discussing.

    In my opinion, Jackson has hit the sweet spot in engineering a nearly perfect kayak fishing platform.

    Beginners will love it for its simplicity & comfort. Other veteran kayak anglers will love it for the ability to build it to your specs. In my opinion, the more experienced you are fishing from a kayak & in tune with what you need & want, the more you can appreciate what the YuPIK brings to the table and its deck setup malleability.

    Jackson, you did it again. Homerun. And I will add, from the customer service folks I've interacted with, to the warehouse folks I've spoken with, I've had nothing but great experiences. Special thanks to the warehouse team who sent my boat to me early so I could have my Yupik in time for a river trip I had planned.

    I will be a Jackson advocate & customer for as long as I'm able to command a kayak. Great company, best in class product, but more importantly, great people driving the company day-to-day.

  • Make it your own

    Posted by Justin Hausner on May 27th 2020

    I got the YuPIK for a quick trip boat, in and out ... and have been overwhelmed with the amount you can customize this kayak. The tracks run all up and down this kayak allowing you to let your imagination run wild. The open platform also makes this a perfect kayak to bring my dog along for the ride!

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