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Kayaking 101


What Should I Take With Me When I Go Kayaking?

The following list is an example of what you might take on a typical daytrip:

  • Boat Paddle
  • Personal Flotation Device (PFD) (required) with whistle
  • Neoprene or Nylon Spray Skirt
  • Quick drying clothing suitable for the conditions
  • Bilge Pump
  • Paddle
  • Float Boat
  • Transportation Rack/Cartop Kit
  • Water bottle or hydration system
  • Spare warm clothes in a drybag
  • FirstAid Kit
  • Sunscreen/Sunglasses/Hat
  • Cell Phone
  • Marine Radio
  • 2 piece Spare Paddle Dry Bag
  • Compass Chart Case with Regional Chart or Map