The Necky Gliss is one of the nicest all round boats I have ever paddled. It goes well on flat water, tracks well and has reasonable speed without the bow plough. On the wave the gliss handles very well, it is well balanced and has a good combination of speed and spinability.


Outfitting by today’s standards can be seen as basic with keeper footrests and static seat and foam backrest pod. But once padded out the boat feels good and fits well. I used a combination of sleepmat on the seat and Mega competition hip pads.

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