I have a small cut in the hull of my kayak. Is it possible to repair this damage?
Yes, even though it is very hard to cut or damage our kayaks, if it does happen, then please order your repair material from one of our dealers where you bought your kayak. Please note that not all colors maybe available. You will then need a soldering iron to “weld” the repair material into the damaged area. Please see attached document: "Polyethylene_Repair_Guide.pdf"
High Density Polyethylene used to construct our kayaks is repairable. It may not be possible to repair kayaks that sustain major damage to the hull. Kayaks that suffer from many years of sun exposure may become brittle from UV exposure. High Density Polyethylene contains UV inhibitors, however sun exposure will eventually break down those inhibitors.
What is the best way of storing my kayak?
For long-term storage and to prevent hull deformation, your kayak should be kept on its side or upside down, on a padded rack with bars placed on or near the bulk heads. Take care to protect it from long – term exposure to the sun or extreme heat, ...
How to repair or fix a cracked kayak
There is no reason why you cannot fix a plastic ABS Thermoformed or Composite boat on your own. Using these resources and the right tools it can be done. If it seems too difficult, then many kayak dealers and also marinas offer this service. Ask ...
I tied my kayak down on my roof rack really tight and now I have a dent in the bottom. Is there any way to correct this?
There are a couple different options presented here to remove a dent in your kayak. If the dent or deformation won’t push out easily, leave the kayak in the sun with a black garbage bag over the area. This should heat and soften the plastic to the ...
5 Steps To Patch Your Kayak With Gator Guards
This is a great article from Kayak Angler on how to apply a patch to a poly rotomolded boat or ABS Thermoformed boat using products like Gator Patch. Even tough rotomolded and thermoformed kayaks need protection and repair. Gator Patch polyester ...
Handling shipping damage
If there is damage or missing product, please note it on the Bill of Lading before releasing the driver as it can be very difficult to file claims with transporters otherwise. Please also take pictures to support the claim. Once you have done this, ...