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Jackson Cuda 14 - 2017

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76.00 LBS
Calculated at checkout

Product Description

Introducing the new 2017 Jackson Cuda 14


Please NoteAll 2017 Jackson Kayaks come from the factory "rudder ready" which means the tubing is installed by Jackson inside the kayak. Delaware Paddlesports can install the footpegs, wiring and string required to make your rudder operational ($50 fee). If we install the rudder for you we do everything except actually mount the rudder as it would get damaged in shipping. Mounting the rudder is very easy to attach when the kayak arrives to you.

If you are looking for speed and stability, then you are in the right place. The Cuda is the answer to the big water fisherman’s dream because it has both the speed needed to trek long distances quickly, and the stability to stand and fish when you get to your destination. Designed for fishing flatwater, tidal waters, and those fishing beyond the breakers. The Cuda 14 comes complete with a full range of features that accommodates fly fisherman and conventional anglers alike. 

Product Features

1  - Hull Design 

Designed for speed and stability, the Cuda 14 is a great tracking kayak and excels in flat water. The Cuda 14 has plenty of speed to get to your favorite fishing hole and the stability to stand and sight cast those shallow water predators.

2  - Hinged Center Hatch 

The Cuda’s center hatch is now hinged for easier use and comes with YakAttck gear tracks, and day hatch for easy internal access.

3  - Center Hatch


The Center Hatch allows you to access the hull of your kayak. This is a great place to store rods for a gnarly surf launch, or all your gear when traveling. It is easily accessible on the water. You can also add an tub insert that allows you to keep plenty of on the water accessories close by. The hatch cover has small indentions that keep items like hooks and weights from falling on the floor of you kayak, and eventually down a scupper. The hatch cover is also a great place to mount accessories like a GPS or a depth finder.

4  - Ergo Seat


Jackson’s new Ergo Seat is an upgrade from the Elite seat with all new 3D breathable mesh fabric, improved lumbar support, strengthened supports for hi-low seating, additional storage spots and compatible with the newer track/hi-low systems being built at JK.

5  - Yakattack Gear Tracks   

yakattack-logo.jpg  Located on both sides of the center hatch and various parts through the kayak, there are 8 gear track locations on this kayak. The YakAttck gear tracks are built in to the kayak in easily accessible locations for adding accessories via Yakattack Screwballs and RAM Mounts.

6  - RAM Rod Holders  - RAM Mounts

 Each Cuda 14 includes a RAM 2007 Rod Holder and 1.5

7  - 32 oz Nalgene / Central Beverage Holder

nalgenelogo.jpg   Each kayak includes a Nalgene 32 ounce wide mouth water bottle.Made in the USA, our custom Nalgene bottles are decked outwith Jackson Kayak logos.

8  - Rod Tip Protector

The Rod Tip Protector is a great way to store your rods when they are not in use or if you are paddling through tight areas like mangrove tunnels. By concealing the rod tips, they won't get snagged on brush or weeds, and helps prevent you from accidentally breaking your rod on the water. You're on your own with ceiling fans and car door

9  - Rudder Ready

Comes pre-rigged for easy rudder installation, if it suits your paddling style. 

10  - Rear Tackle and Rod Holders

The Cuda has a very large rear tankwell for plenty of storage. Along the sides of the tankwell, there are 2 tackle stages that hold 3700 size boxes horizontally. Also, behind the seat the Cuda comes with two Ram rocket launcher rod holders that keep your reels clear of any saltwater that may splash up when paddling.

11  - Rod Stagers

Stagers are great locations to place items that you need handy but aren’t using at the moment. They also keep the rods from sliding around the kayak.

12  - Paddle holders/stagers

The perfect compliment to the rod stagers. These allow easy stowing of your paddle when you are ready to make that perfect cast.

13  - Ram and GoPro Inserts  

img-1397-300x224.jpg   go-pro-logo.pngThere are molded-in inserts located throughout our fishing boats for GoPro and Ram mounts. They have have been placed in locations that are convenient for use and optimal for GoPro footage or fishing accessories via ram mounts.

14  - Heavy duty seat attachment buckle 

Durable and tough attachment that will outlast all the use and abuse you can manage, season after season. Keeps your seat locked in position and makes you feel connected to the kayak. 

15  - Hull Storage
Open hull space that allows for safe storage of fishing rods, camping gear, PFD’s, dry bags, etc.. A great way to keep your gear safe when traveling and generous volume allows you to pack enough gear for expedition paddling. 

16  - Removable skid plate
We protect the biggest wear area on the kayak with the skid plate. Your keel will last season after season with this smart feature. 

17  - Adjustable foot pegs
Making the boat functional for paddlers of all sizes. The foot pegs adjust easily.

18  - Ergonomic Handles


NEW Ergonomic Handles with added grip textured inserts help you keep good contact when carrying your kayak, even when wet. Also, there is no fabric to ensure snag-proof days on the water.

19  - Flush Mount Rod Holders

2 Flush Mounted rod holders behind the seat. Great for trolling for big fish! 

20  - Two-Layer Standing Pad

NEW Two-Layered Standing pad. Great for sound dampening and super comfortable for standing and fishing.

MSRP: $1449, $1649 with rudder.


Length - 14"

Width - 31"

Day Hatch - Hinged Center Hatch w/ Tub

Deck Rigging - Yes; Bow, Stern

Footrest Type - Adjustable Ergonomic Peg

Front Hatch - Yes; Oval, 16.25″ X 11.375″

Height - 14"

Material - Linear Poly

Model Year - 2017

MSRP (US $) - $1449

Rear Hatch - Yes; Round, 9.375

Rudder Ready - Yes (Rudder Sold Separately)

Rudder Type - Smart Track

Seat Type - Elite 2.0

Total Capacity - 400lbs

2017 Jackson Fishing Colors (Cuda 12 depicted):



Note: Shipping price is only good for the contiguous United States. Non U.S.A please call for shipping quote.


Shipping Note: We currently use Old Dominion Freight http://www.odfl.com/index.shtml for shipping. We usually get your kayak shipped out within 48 hours if we have in stock. We will forward you tracking after your kayak ships. Please inspect your kayak when you receive it!

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Product Reviews

  1. Cuda 14 Kayak 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 8th Aug 2017

    Great kayak with lots of features, the seat is comfortable for all day fishing and I was surprised at how fast it was. Went a mile+ in a short amount of time. Great customer service!

  2. Jackson Cuda 14 Kayak 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 11th Dec 2016

    This is my second kayak from Delaware Paddlesports and they are EXCELLENT to deal with,,Brian was the one that helped both times and you can really trust what he tells you,,,,I bought after looking at others and am very happy with purchase,,,After the sale they are still there for you and I will continue to deal with and reccomend them,,,Very Fast shipping also,,

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