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 stores - also available for shipping direct anywhere in Canada from our store in Montreal here.
- McGuires Marine Products - Waxes and Sprays for fiberglass, ABS, vinyl, rubber and more (found on amazon or other marine stores)
Basic kayak maintenance
We’ve put a lot of time and thought into providing you with a quality craft and we stand behind our product 100%. By reading your kayak’s warranty agreement and following these few simple maintenance steps, you should have years of problem-free fun ...
How to restore finish and colour to an ABS thermoformed plastic kayak
It is relatively simple to restore the finish to an ABS thermoformed kayak with the right acrylic lacquer spraypaint and a few simple tools/ materials needed. Download the following article for step by step instructions on how to restore the surface ...
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 ...
How to fix bulkheads on thermoformed ABS kayaks
If you are experiencing the issue of the bulkhead becoming separated or unglued on your Thermoformed ABS kayak, there is a relatively easy fix following these steps and with white Sikaflex marine caulking. The following article explains the steps, ...
Polyethylene plastic is inexpensive and abrasion-resistant, though it’s the heaviest option and the sun’s UV rays will degrade it after an extended time in the sun. (Store it in a covered location.) ABS plastic: Slightly more expensive than ...