Determining a kayak's age
You can tell the year a kayak hull was molded and for which model year from the last 4 digits of your serial number. A Riot, Boreal, Cobra, etc. serial number is made up as follows: QRQ (KD's manufacturer code), a five digit hull ID, a letter ...
What is the Riot 17? It is not on the Riot website.
The Riot 17 is also sold under the name BorealDesign Inukshuk. You can find information here http://borealdesign.com/kayaks/inukshuk/
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 ...
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, ...
What is the best UV-protection spray or wax for my kayak for long term maintenance?
Regular applications of UV-Protection products is recommended to keep your boat's colour and material from being degraded by the sun, rain and weather. We recommend a few different products: 303 Protectant spray - sold at many hardware and marine ...