How to Lock a Kayak to a Roof Rack (DIY)

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When you drive with your kayak out on the road, you’ll need to be mindful about attaching it to your vehicle. Cable locks and DIY racks will secure your kayak to a car roof. In general, when you have a roof rack that is either a; crossbar, J-hooks, or any other roof rack, locking your … Read more

How To Increase the Weight Capacity Of a Kayak

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When it comes to kayaks, weight capacity is determined by the kayak’s hull shape and size. A prepared kayaker knows beforehand how much gear and human weight the Kayak can hold while keeping it afloat. To ensure your safety, the gear weight in total should be 70% of the Kayak’s weight capacity. That means, if … Read more

How Far Can You Kayak In A Day (Kayaking 101)

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A kayak is an efficient way to explore rivers, lakes, and oceans. A day’s worth of paddling usually ranges between 10 and 20 miles. Many beginners may start to ask this question usually. Once you fall in love with kayaking then this question becomes natural. In your vacations or when you have a full day … Read more

How To Paint a Kayak (8-Steps Guide)

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Have you grown tired of your kayak’s color? Does it not appear as vibrant as it once did? Or, is your kayak already worn, tattered, and battered? In any case, a DIY kayak paint job is the best option. Painting a kayak is a low-cost way to improve its appearance, especially when it’s getting old. … Read more

How To Clean A Kayak (Guide)

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Are you worried about your kayak getting dirty? Kayaks are generally built to require minimal care. However, that doesn’t mean you can take it out for a paddle and just put it away afterward without some cleaning, especially if you’re on saltwater. Kayak maintenance is an integral part of having your kayak last a few … Read more