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How To Seal The Hatch On A Kayak

How To Seal The Hatch On A Kayak

One of the complaints you often see about some of the lower end and mid range kayaks is that the storage hatch isn’t water tight. Well, you could spend $1000 or more on a high end kayak that comes with a seal on the trunk. Or you can save your money and fix the problem… Read More

Pelican Summit 100X – My Next Kayak

Pelican Summit 100X – My Next Kayak

After my little adventure around Peanut Island the other day, not to mention the excitement of paddling Sparky to shore on a few windy days recently, I think we’re finally due for an upgrade. Both of us almost went for a swim trying to get back on the boat in some choppy conditions, so I… Read More

Best Sit On Kayaks – My Top Picks

Best Sit On Kayaks – My Top Picks

BIC Sport Trinidad Deluxe The BIC Sport Trinidad Deluxe is one of the lightest tandem kayaks on the market thanks to BIC Sport’s Twin-Sheet thermoforming process, which produces a much lighter kayak than the rotomolding used by most manufacturers. It’s also a very stable kayak due to BIC’s Tri Hull Design, which features a deep… Read More

Using A Kayak As A Dinghy

Using A Kayak As A Dinghy

The topic of using a kayak as a dinghy is one that comes up from time to time on some of the boat forums. The usual answers are “No Way” from your typical cruiser with an inflatable with 9.9 HP or larger outboard. And “Hell Yeah” from minimalists like Cowboy Bob. The right answer is… Read More