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There are many makes of spraydecks available in many shapes and sizes. To insure you get the right fit for your Perception kayak you will need to know the cockpit dimentions for your boat. Measure the length and width of the cockpit (for current...

Choosing a paddle is largely a matter of personal preference. There are many sizes, shapes and materials available. If possible, try a number of different paddles and choose the one that feels best. Keep in mind, a paddle is an extremely important...

No, we do not sell boats factory direct. We rely on the best dealers in the business to make our products available to the public. They can help you decide which boat is best for you and explain colour choices, options, etc. You can look up your...

The off-season is the time to dig that boat out and give it a once (or twice) over and make sure it's ready for paddling season. Boat maintenance not only keeps your boat looking good but also keeps it 100% seaworthy to provide a safe vessel...

Although it is unlikely that your kayak will need repair during its lifetime, it is possible that a hull crack or puncture might occur due to extreme impact or contact with a sharp object. If this happens, first contact Perception or your Perception...

If you think your kayak may have a warranty issue, first be sure that it is in fact eligible for a warranty. To be eligible, your boat must have been purchased new less than three years ago, and from an authorized Perception retailer. Keep in mind...

Many touring boat manufacturers use minicell foam to fabricate bulkheads. This is a fairly inexpensive and effective method of retrofitting bulkheads in a boat that didn't originally come with them. For current models , simply ask your dealer to...

You will want to periodically check that your hatches are watertight. We use a very durable sealant for our bulkheads, but the flexing that occurs during transport and paddling may wear them out over time. If your storage compartments are wet, first...

Want to know how to reseal your bulkhead? We recommend following these steps: 1) Clean the area with soap and water and let it dry 2) Leave the old sealant in place unless it's pulling away from the boat or bulkhead 3) Lay down a thin bead of...

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