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Many people who are new to the sport of kayaking purchase a kayak and stop there, but there are 5 kayak accessories that we believe every kayaker should own. While kayaking is always fun, each of these kayaking accessories will undoubtedly increase your enjoyment whenever you’re out on the water.
In this post, we’re going to list the top 5 kayak accessories that no kayaker should be without. So without any further ado, let’s get to it…
1. Onyx MoveVent Dynamic Paddle Sports Life Vest
Safety should be everyone’s top priority while out on the water, and you simply will not find a better kayaking PFD than the Onyx MoveVent Life Vest.
Forget those bulky life jackets — the MoveVent’s streamlined design conforms to your body like a glove, and the brilliant vented channels keep you cool while you’re out on the water.
The Onyx MoveVent features a SOLAS grade reflective material for visibility, and the inner back features a soft, super comfortable floation foam.
2. SeaSpecs SunFire Red Extreme Sunglasses
It’s important to protect your eyes when you’re out on the water, and the SeaSpecs SunFire Red Extreme Sunglasses are a kayaker’s dream.
The polarized lenses provide 100% UVA and UVB protection, and the stylish wrap around frame provides total protection for your eyes.
The ultimate kayaking shades, the SeaSpecs Extreme Sunglasses come with a protective microfiber bag and feature a fully-adjustable strap. And in case you’re wondering, they even float.
3. SKORCH Waterproof Dry Bag Backpack
Keeping your valuables dry while kayaking is a must, and the SKORCH Waterproof Dry Bag Backpack will do exactly that.
Crafted out of a super tough UPVC material, this durable dry bag will keep your camera, phone, clothes, and other valuables completely dry. It even floats.
This SKORCH Dry Bag is large enough to carry all of your kayaking essentials, and it even comes with super comfy padded shoulder straps.
4. Splash Tunes Pro Waterproof Speaker
Everything is better with some good tunes, and the Splash Tunes Pro Waterproof Speaker is the perfect companion for all of your kayaking outings.
Featuring long battery life, Bluetooth 4.0 technology, and a built-in microphone for phone calls, this little speaker is packed with great features. It even includes a suction cup for mounting it to your kayak.
In addition to being waterproof, the Splash Tunes Pro floats and is tough enough to withstand a six foot drop.
5. GoPro Hero4 Waterproof Camera
Last but certainly not least, is GoPro’s super impressive Hero4 Black camera.
Just mount the Hero4 to your kayak, and enjoy capturing all of your kayaking adventures in stunning HD quality. The Hero4 records drop-dead gorgeous, professional film quality video, and it even comes with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology.
The GoPro Hero4 camera has twice the processing power, it records 2x faster frame rates, and it crushes the video quality of its best-selling predecessor.