Tag: kayak repair

Proper Kayak Maintenance

| February 3, 2014 | 10 Comments

If every paddler had their way, kayaks would glide through the years without a scratch or dent to it’s hull. But let’s be realistic here – a well used kayak takes a beating! The good news is that kayaks are very resilient and kayak maintenance requires minimal effort. There are a few basic things to […]

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Kayak Skid Plates Explained

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s true that kayaks are pretty tough pieces of gear. Rotomolded polyethylene plastic kayaks are sometimes even referred to as indestructible but this is not quite the case. Just like all outdoor equipment, your kayak is susceptible to regular wear and tear and needs to be taken care of. One part of the kayak that’s […]

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Used Kayak vs. Used Car

| November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Shopping for a used car has shown me how much more enjoyable it is to shop for a used kayak. For starters, less maintenance issues! A kayak either floats or it doesn’t…and even if it doesn’t then chances are, it’s just a simple crack or a hole that needs to be repaired. A car on the other hand […]

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The Unsinkable Kayak

| August 25, 2010 | 4 Comments

Another kayak that was hung from the ceiling by its bow and stern handles (really bad idea), which resulted in the rear handle and a big chunk of the kayak being ripped out.

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