Boats and Boating Gear

Kayaks, Canoes, Paddleboards, and More!

River Sports Outfitters is your premier destination for canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, and personal flotation devices (PFDs). Our extensive selection of watercraft and accessories has something for every outdoor enthusiast, whether you're seeking the thrill of whitewater kayaking, the tranquility of canoeing through the Appalachian streams, or the serenity of paddleboarding on Knoxville’s beautiful lakes.

Discover the leading brands in the industry, including Jackson Kayak, Esquif, Northstar, Nova Craft, Swift, WeNoNah, Eddyline, Old Town, Wilderness Systems, Hobie, Astral, and Feel Free! We also carry fishing kayaks and pedal kayaks from brands like Perception, Pelican, and Oru Kayak.

Taking your adventure on the road? We’ve got the racks to get your kayak or canoe to the boat launch, from brands like Yakima, Thule, and Kuat.

We are passionate about helping you find the perfect watercraft and equipment so you can enjoy the paddle. Trust River Sports Outfitters to equip you with top-quality gear from leading brands so that your time on the water is safe, exhilarating, and unforgettable. Our knowledgeable staff is here to provide expert advice and assist you in making the right choices to suit your needs.