What is the best way of storing my kayak?

What is the best way of storing my kayak?

  1. 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.
  2. Take care to protect it from long – term exposure to the sun or extreme heat, which can degrade any material and cause permanent damage.   
  3. You may also want to cover the cockpit to guard against dust, debrisand small animals setting up homes. 
  4. Always make sure that your kayak is dry before you store if for winter and leave  the drain plug open for ventilation. 
  5. Avoid using the carrying handles to hang / support the kayak for storage.  

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