Archive for the 'Repair' Category

Fixing Indentations in Plastic Kayak Hulls

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

If you own a rotomolded polyethylene plastic kayak, you may very well have some dents in the bottom of your kayak hull.  The hull area under the cockpit is generally the broadest and flattest part of the kayak and therefore, the most prone to these kinds of deformities.  Luckily, most of these dents really have […]

Fall Maintenance for Canoes and Kayaks

Monday, September 27th, 2010

As I promised in my blog on “Repair Kits for Kayaking”, I am going to spend a little time talking about the routine maintenance that you should be doing on your canoes and/or kayaks.  Fall is officially here and most paddlers in the upper half of North America will soon be putting their boats into […]

Repair Kits for Kayaking

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Right here and now, I need to acknowledge that most of what I know about kayaking repair kits is stuff that I’ve learned from a good friend and fellow kayaking instructor, John Browning.  Like me, he is a total gear geek, but he has one of the best systems of repair kits that I’ve ever […]

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