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Top Kayak Destinations in the USA

With summer approaching, many avid kayakers are looking for their next kayak destination. In the United States, there are incredible kayak destinations for any skill level.

Below is the Log Kayak Rack’s roundup the top kayak destinations in the USA. They’re broken up into three sub-groups; sea kayaking, river kayaking, and lake kayaking. All these bodies of water provide a different kayak experience, and there are trips for any skill level.

What’s your next kayak destination?

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6 Kayak Safety Tips

Kayaking is one of the best ways to experience and sightsee a destination. You get to enjoy the beautiful view around you while being up close with the water. Many avid kayakers have experienced incredible close-ups of wildlife and can see a diverse landscape or geographic formation in a way unlike any other.

However, all avid kayakers know the importance of kayak safety. With any outdoor activity, you need to aware of your surroundings and prepared for anything to happen with the hope that it never does!

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Why We Use Northern White Cedar For Our Kayak Racks

We only use the best material to build our racks. We want your custom kayak rack to last a very long time with minimal maintenance, and that’s just two of the reasons why we trust USA northern white cedar for our racks.

We’re not the only ones who trust this material. Builders trust white cedar for many outdoor projects and structures like fencing, outdoor log furniture, and raised garden beds because this type of wood can handle extreme temperatures and humidity.  Cedar logs are also among the most trusted material to build cabins.

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Tips for Organizing All Your Water Sports Gear

When you have a free summer day, and the sun is shining, you don’t want to have to wonder where your kayak paddle is, stock your first-aid kit, or if your paddle board is ready. You want to go!

If you want to keep your water sports gear organized and hit the water faster, then read on! We share tips and tricks to keep everything where it’s supposed to be. Staying organized helps you get on the water, and it helps protect your equipment for the long run.

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Prep Your Kayak for Spring

Winter is almost over, and spring will be here before you know it! The spring months offer a great window of time for you to prep your kayak for the upcoming season. You want to be ready to hit the water on the first available opportunity and not have to worry about replacing parts or washing.

Here are five tips to prep your kayak for spring and get out there faster!

Five Steps to Get Your Kayak Water Ready

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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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How to Choose a Kayak Rack for Your Business

Throughout the country, there are businesses who take advantage of the amazing waterways, lakes, andoceans that surround and flow through us. They offer individuals like us the ability to venture out onto the water, enjoying the landscape from kayaks, paddleboards and more. If you own a business like this, where do you store that equipment for your guests?

The Benefits of Using a Wooden Kayak Rack for Your Business

Do you own waterfront rental properties? Maybe a lodge?

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How Your Custom Kayak Rack Saves You Time and Money

Buying a custom kayak rack is an investment that’s well worth the money. Not only are you investing in a smart storage solution, but you might also be surprised to find your kayak saves you time and money!

Your custom kayak rack is designed for you and your busy life with the goal of protecting your kayak while helping you enjoy your favorite hobby. Learn more about how your kayak rack saves you big time.

3 Ways to Protect Your Kayak From the Sun

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How to Protect Kayaks From the Sun

Whether you have a little house on the beach or a cabin in the mountains, the sun will continue to shine on your gear. Just like we should protect our skin from the sun’s damaging UV rays, we should also protect our kayaks, surfboards and other outdoor gear.

The sun’s UV rays can damage almost any surface after prolonged periods of exposure. It’s best to take the necessary precautions to ensure your watercraft is ready for adventure at any time.

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