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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Kayaking Dad

Father and kid out kayaking at sunsetShopping for dad is not always easy, but if you have a dad that’s at his best when he’s on the water with a paddle in his hands, we have a few father’s day gifts ideas that are sure to float his boat. (Some quite literally.) Here’s our Father’s Day gift giving guide for dads who kayak.

The Perfect Paddle

A paddle, aside from the kayak itself, will have the biggest impact on your performance in the water. If your dad is doing more battling than paddling, maybe it’s time to upgrade his paddle.

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Accessories for Beginner Kayakers

kayaker with gear for kayakingWhen beginning a new sport or hobby figuring out exactly what equipment and accessories are needed can be difficult. There are tons of different kayaking accessories out there, some are very universal where others are specific to a certain type of kayaking. But as a beginner, it can be difficult to sort through all of them to determine which ones you really need, which ones would be nice to have, and which ones can wait until you have more experience. Here we are going to go over some typically non-essential kayaking equipment, but equipment that would be helpful to have, especially in the case of an emergency.

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Why Proper Kayak Storage Matters

proper kayak dock storageOwning your own kayak can be a wonderful but costly investment. It’s important to protect your investment with proper storage. If you don’t, you could be leaving your kayak susceptible to damage and deformity.

When a kayak is stored incorrectly it can cause damage and deform or distort the boat’s hull. It is important that the weight is distributed evenly when a kayak is stored. This is especially important for extended storage during the fall and winter.

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The Best Fall & Winter Storage for Your Kayak

It is the start of pumpkin spice season, and before you know it, the holidays are sneaking up along with company dropping over. It might be hard to squeeze in time to go kayaking. What is a kayaker to do with their gear for the fall and winter? We offer the best dos and don’ts of proper fall and winter kayak storage.

By storing your gear properly, you’ll protect it during the offseason and have less maintenance in the spring when you’re ready to start paddling again.

Top Four Don’ts of Kayak Storage

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Kayak Racks Are the Solution for High Traffic Properties

Many people look forward to enjoying time on the water during a nice day or on their vacation. There’s no better feeling than paddling peacefully on a lake or river and experiencing the tranquility of floating on the water.

Daily kayak rentals are becoming extremely popular and if you own a cabin or vacation rental near water, chances are your guests are interested in kayaking.  It’s important to keep your kayaks safely stored when they’re not being used and making them easily accessible to your guests.

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The Unique Process of Building a Kayak Rack

If you’re a business or a homeowner with lakefront property, you probably take advantage of the water using kayaks or other gear. Because watercraft are prone to wear and tear, a kayak storage rack is a great solution to prevent it. Wooden kayak racks are built to be both beautiful and efficient outdoor storage solutions.

The Details Matter in a Kayak Rack Storage Solution

Creating a kayak rack is a unique process. Although log kayak racks can be built to fit your unique specifications, there are certain details that each rack comes standard with.

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