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Quality………. is our Promise

KenCraft Boats

KenCraft Boats have been proudly manufactured in Wilson, NC for over 43 years and has been independent and family owned from the beginning and still is today. We take great pride in building the finest inshore and offshore boats that incorporate the latest materials and workmanship. Each boat is carefully constructed by experienced craftsmen that have been part of the KenCraft family for many years.

KenCraft Boats offer the best value for the customer because our quality, fit and finish, and functionality is second to no other builder, yet we can offer our product at a reasonable cost that allows the entire family to enjoy boating. Take a look at our Why KenCraft tab for more information on our boat lines.

Our facility consists of over 52,000 square feet of modern manufacturing space that occupies 5 acres of land. Come take a tour of our plant and see how we build our boats to last you a lifetime. Contact one of our many dealers to begin enjoying the water.

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Our Boat Lines

Challenger


Inshore Elegance, Offshore Attitude

For over 43 years KenCraft Challenger boats have been designed and built for the discriminating sportsman that demands a full featured, quality no-wood, no-rot constructed boat. With flared bows and deep gunwales, our boats were designed for the serious fisherman as well as the family cruiser.

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BayRider Skiff


It’s All in the Ride

The BayRider was designed to be different from the beginning. A best-in-class flatbottom that offers comfort as well as family affordability, while offering the ability to turn like a V hull on the water. You will not find a more versatile, fun, and safe boat for your family.

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BayRider Bay


The Angler’s Adventure

For over 43 years KenCraft Challenger boats have been designed and built for the discriminating sportsman that demands a full featured, quality constructed boat. With flared bows and deep gunwales, our boats were designed for the serious fisherman as well as the family cruiser.

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Build Your Boat

Build Your Boat

Our facility consists of over 52,000 square feet of modern manufacturing space that occupies 5 acres of land. Come take a tour of our plant and see how we build our boats to last you a lifetime. Contact one of our many dealers to begin enjoying the water.

  • Behind the scenes laying down some whisper grey ✌🏼#challengerboats
  • Dave & friends at Masonboro! #bayriderboats
  • Oh, hello Friday! Beautiful sunrise pic from a friend ☀️ #ncfisheries #marinepatrol #marinepatrollife #bayriderboats #yamahaoutboards
  • Today's gray skies have us thinking about our gray #bayriderboats always power matched with #yamahaoutboards #minnkotamotors #weekendvibes #rainymonday
  • #repost @saltwatermarine Congratulations to Steve & Renee with their new BayRider 2260FS!! It has been a pleasure doing business with you all! #bayriderboats #yamahaoutboards
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We had a good time island hopping today. #lovewhereyoulive
  • Where the water meets the sand #america #bayriderboats #yamahaoutboards #saturdaze
  • Pushing into the weekend on our flats model, powered with #yamahaoutboards