Looking after your kayak
Kayaking is a fun and exciting activity, and owning a kayak is a great way to explore the many waterways of the Sunshine Coast. But to ensure your kayak lasts for many seasons, it's important to take good care of it. Here are some tips for looking after your kayak:
1. Store your kayak properly: When your kayak is not in use, it's important to store it in a dry, cool place. Avoid leaving it out in the sun for extended periods of time as this can damage the plastic or fiberglass material.
2. Clean your kayak after use: After every kayaking trip, rinse your kayak with fresh water to remove any salt, sand, or debris that could cause damage. Use a mild detergent to clean the surface and then rinse thoroughly.
3. Protect your kayak from the sun: The UV rays from the sun can damage your kayak over time. Covering your kayak with a tarp or storing it in a shaded area can help protect it from the sun.
4. Check your kayak for damage: Regularly inspect your kayak for any cracks, chips, or other damage. Repair any damage as soon as possible to prevent it from worsening.
5. Use a kayak hoist for storage: Using a kayak hoist for storage is a great way to save space and protect your kayak from damage. A hoist like Yak Hoist can make it easy to store and retrieve your kayak safely and securely.
By following these tips, you can help ensure your kayak stays in great condition for many years to come. And if you need help with storing your kayak, be sure to check out Sunshine Coast kayaking services like Yak Hoist for safe and convenient kayak storage and retrieval.
Here at Yak Hoist, we are the experts in kayak loading solutions in Queensland. With dedicated client service, our products are supplied straight from our workshop, so you are dealing directly with the manufacturer - not a salesman. Yak Hoist manufactures the best electric kayak loader in Australia. Call us on 0415 4444 36 or inquire through our website to find out more about our electric kayak loader.