Kayak Accessories 2022 Must Have Item’s SUPs

Kayak Accessories

Having the proper kayak Accessories may transform a good vacation into a fantastic one. Kayaking, at its most basic, involves simply a kayak and a paddle. Must-Have Item’s For Paddling list is so long you can pick must have Accessories from the list below don’t skip important items.

You know what they say about being prepared! You never know when an emergency will happen in the wilderness, so it’s important to have all your gear with you. This includes everything from a compass and fire starter to mosquito repellent and sunscreen.

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When kayaking down the river, there are certain accessories that will make your experience much more pleasurable  read on to enhancing your paddling experience!

Best PFDs, life jackets

NRS cVest Mesh Back PFDBefore you ignore the importance of a PFD, consider this: in an emergency situation where y

our life is at stake; it will make sense for us all to wear them. Well-fitting garments are more likely than not going save someone’s day (or night) like they did mine when my best friend came back into shore without me!

If you want to be safe on the water, make sure your life jacket fits and feels comfortable. This buyer’s guide will help with that! These are some fantastic options for those who have larger bodies or chests:

1)Astral, GreenJacket Life Jacket – this one is great if arm coverage isn’t as important since it has an open-back design perfect for allowing airflow;

2). NRS Chinook OS Fishing Lifejacket (PFD)– another excellent choice because it also offers superior buoyancy control due to its skirtlike appearance.

Deluxe Padded Kayak Seat


The kayak seat is made of a durable EVA foam interior and 210D polyester exterior. Deluxe molded thick foam cushions can support long-term water sports and add more comfort all day long. High-grade hooks are used in our kayak seats, which are different from most of the hooks in the market.

The excellent hooks are even more corrosion resistance, long service life. 2 straps in front, 2 straps in the rear allowing the seat to be fixed in place according to different needs, giving a wide range of adjustability to accommodate almost any kayak, very helpful for kayaking.

The ergonomic EVA foam paddle is suitable for either single or double-bladed kayak paddles.

  • Designed to fit your body’s contour completely
  • Marine-grade solid brass connecting snaps
  • 2 straps in front, 2 straps in the rear give a wide range of adjustability to accommodate almost any kayak.
  • Supports your back and butt, Provides incredible comfort
  • Extra storage

GoPro Hero9 Black Waterproof Action Camera

GoPro HERO9 Black - Waterproof

Waterproof camera or GoPro – to record all your amazing memories of this experience. Plus, it’s a good idea to capture pictures of any landmarks that could be used as references in an emergency situation.

Time Warp 3.0: Record mesmerizes time-lapse scenes as you move on the road, on foot, or anywhere else. Rugged + Waterproof: Shoot in the hardest conditions imaginable. HERO9 Black can take it.

It’s tough as nails and waterproof down to 33 feet right out of the box. Charges via USB port; for faster charging, use with the optional GoPro Supercharger (International Dual‑Port Charger)

  • Style: H8 + Dual Battery Charger
  • Product Type: Camcorder
  • Package Quantity: 1
  • Display Type: LCD

High Pressure SUP Air Pump


The High-Pressure SUP Air Pump is a powerful, high-pressure pump made to share. Enjoy a sleekly designed paddle board pump with fast, high-pressure inflation for all your friends!

The automatic dual-stage pump inflates up to 20PSI and includes an auto-off function that turns the pump off when target pressure is reached. When packing up the deflation function will make deflating quick and easy! Connects to your car’s 12V DC connector. Features a 12A fuse for increased safety and durability.

Rechargeable Electric pump

Electric SUP Air Pump with 7800mAh

Enjoy a sleekly designed paddle board pump with fast, high-pressure inflation for all your friends! The automatic dual-stage pump inflates up to 20PSI and includes an auto-off function that turns the pump off when target pressure is reached. When packing up the deflation function will make deflating quick and easy! Connects to your car’s 12V DC connector. Features a 12A fuse for increased safety and durability.

Universal Diving Phone Case waterproof 

Diving Phone Case for iPhone Samsung, Professional Underwater Photography

Waterproof phone case so you can take pictures without worrying about water damage. It’s also important to mention here how dangerous it is to text and drive The last thing you want is to capsize in the middle of a river and have your phone fall out. That would be a disaster!

YOGRE [50ft/15m] professional snorkeling diving waterproof case for underwater photos and pictures with lanyard, help you capture the wonderful moments of the underwater world.

  • Broad Compatibility:
    Underwater Pictures and Videos
  • Full Protection
  • Easy to Use

Earth Pak -Waterproof Dry Bag - Roll Top Dry Compression Sack Keeps Gear Dry for Kayaking,

Waltzing down river with nothing but nature for miles around can be one such moment – except if it’s raining! When this happens our Original Dry Bag Collection Backpack comes into play as its water-resistant material ensures no dampness will get inside.

Perfectly sized at 30L or 55L depending upon how long your camping trip will last (perfect length depends largely upon what type);

ensuring enough space to carry even essential items like medicine, first aid kits, etc.

which would otherwise have been forgotten

Dagger Sweet Rocker Kayaking Helmet


The dagger sweet rocker helmet is a high-performance kayaking helmet engineered for the roughest whitewater conditions. This is a high-tech carbon fiber reinforced helmet and our clear team favorite.

design goal was to create an extremely light, low profile, comfortable, safe, and durable helmet that would be ideal for paddlers who spend hours on the water every week\The end result is an exceptionally strong, ultra-lightweight shell that provides excellent protection with a minimal weight penalty (less than 12 ounces). 

  • Comfortable and lightweight
  • High-performance materials
  • Occigrip turn dial adjusts helmet in both reach and height
  • Fit pads allow for the ultimate personalized fit
  • Coolmax liner – anti-allergenic, moisture-wicking material
  • Certification: EN13895 class 1-iv
  • Shell technology – ABS thermoplastic shell
  • Shatter-resistant removable visor

Kayak Roof Rack System


Thule HullaPort Aero kayak rack is the best way to transport your kayaks. The Thule HullaPort Aero features an innovative design that makes it easy to carry one or two kayaks on top of your vehicle. The Thule Hulla Port Aero also offers a quick, tool-free installation and durable, soft rubber padding that protects your boat while in transit.

  • Versatile water sport carrier that can transport kayaks or stand up paddleboards
  • Thick rubber saddles and padded upright for maximum protection
  • Integrated StrapCatch helps to easily manage straps while loading
  • Folds down flat when not in use
  • Universal mounting hardware fits all rack systems
  • Quick, tool-free install

Drysuit / Wetsuit


A kayaking wetsuit is an essential item for any paddler. A good quality, well-fitting suit will keep you warm and increase your endurance during a long day of river paddling or open water touring.

There are three main types: neoprene tops with short legs (aprons), over suits that cover the top and bottom of the kayaker, and under suits that cover only the lower body.

Neoprene Top with Short Legs (Apron)

A neoprene top is a good choice for paddlers who spend most of their time on rivers or lakes that are not particularly cold. It provides warmth but will be less insulated than an oversight.

Kayak Crate – Kayak Tackle Storage


The Kayak Crate is the ultimate storage solution for kayaks. The Kayak crate sophisticates the storage experience with a superior functional interface and a sleek look that is never before seen in a fishing gear storage crate.

An open main compartment accommodates larger gear and tackle boxes, while smaller items can be stowed in the secondary lid storage. Functional and durable inside and out, the Kayak crate is blow-molded, water-resistant is easily lashed within a tank well, and comes standard with four-rod holders.

  • Large main compartment
  • The lid serves as additional storage
  • Comes standard with four (4) rod holders
  • Blow-molded for durability
  • Water-resistant when latched closed
  • Universal lash down points
  • No assembly required
  • Comes with brackets to raise the position of the rod holders to accommodate narrow tank wells
  • Weight = 10.9 lb, Capacity = 29 L, Height = 13.25”,Width = 12.25”, Depth = 18”

kayak Cart

 RAILBLAZA Ctug Kayak or Canoe Trolley Cart

The C-TUG works on both smooth and rough surfaces, including sand, grass, mud, or rocks. This cart requires no tools to assemble or disassemble making it easy to use on multiple trips. It assembles in seconds without any tools required for quick setup and takedown.

The C-TUG features a stainless steel reinforced axle, non-corroding polymers with a rubberized bottom pad that protects your boat from damage.

no tools required for assembly or disassembly, stainless steel reinforced axle, noncorroding polymers with rubberized bottom pad protects the boat from damage during transport portable canoe and kayak carrier allowing easy transportation up and down the shoreline on smooth or rough surfaces including sand, grass mud, or rocks

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Complete Grapnel Anchor Kit


The perfect anchor for your next adventure, the BOAT TECTOR 3. 5 lb. Grapnel Anchor Kit can be used with personal watercraft of any size and type – including kayaks! It includes an easy-folding design that stores compactly when not in use (plus it comes complete with 25′ rope plus more). The special sleek shape means this one will hold well even on rocky or weedy bottoms where most anchors would struggle; making short term anchoring possible without having to worry about dragging along heavyweights too far into tough areas just because you want peace-of-)

  • 3.5 lbs. Folding Grapnel Anchor
  • 25′ Anchor Line
  • Plated Steel Snap Hook
  • Marine Foam Marker Buoy
  • Durable Nylon Storage Bag

Cooler Small Cooler

YETI Tundra 45 Cooler

Tundra 35 Cooler

Imagine you’re out on your next adventure, struggling to keep cool. You take one look at that old gel-filled cooler sitting by the side of the road and know there’s no way it can help with what’s ahead – or so you think…

A few days later when back home again after getting lost in some forest almost too dark for humans to bear witness but luckily not anymore! That would have been epic had our friend been able to find its way through even just without being drained dry by hunger pangs before meeting up again where ever these adventures always seem to lead us?

  • Never Fail Hinge System: Two hinge pins and an interlocking design prevent the hinge from ever breaking.
  • T-Rex Lid Latches: The patented design uses heavy-duty rubber so you’ll never see another busted latch.

Water Bottle

Hydro Flask Water Bottle with Straw Lid - Stainless Steel, Reusable, Vacuum Insulated- Wide Mouth

The new Hydro Flask water bottle design does not feature a registered trademark symbol next to the logo. The powder coating on the outside of the water bottles won’t sweat as much as before, which means you can grab your drink and go without worrying about leaving rings on your desk or table.

The Hydro Flask metal water bottles keep the coldest drinks icy cold and hot drinks piping hot for hours.

These reusable water bottles are made of stainless steel and BPA-free plastic with a leak-proof lid that screws shut easily. Dishwasher safe, these metal water bottles allow quick and easy cleaning.

Hydro Flask water bottle is a high-quality, double-walled stainless steel water bottle that can keep cold drinks icy cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks piping hot for up to 6 hours. The new Hydro Flask water bottles are designed not to feature the registered trademark symbol next to the logo.

UV Protection Gloves Men Women

KastKing Sol Armis Sun Gloves UPF50+ Fishing Gloves UV Protection Gloves Sun Protection Gloves Men Women for Outdoor, Kayaking, Rowing

The design is simple and well-executed, with a nice pattern. The reinforced areas feel great in your hand when casting or spinning.

they’re not bulky like some other tackle boxes that I’ve tried before where you can’t really tell if there’s anything inside without opening it up. It feels like the fabric on this one will be good for sensitivity because of how supple it feels to handle (though thin).

love the fabric, feel of it. It’s supple and thin which should be good for sensitivity – but I end up adjusting my wrist after pulling on that band with every cast because you have to make sure not too tight or loose!

It feels nice in your hand when spinning a bait casting rod though… On/Off pull, tabs are pretty convenient since they don’t get caught anywhere while fishing which can happen otherwise sometimes if using traditional buckles

Water Shoes

Mishansha Mens Womens Water Shoes Quick Dry Barefoot for Swim Diving Surf Aqua Sports

These shoes are great for exploring the outdoors. They protect your feet from sharp rocks and debris while giving them a comfortable feel that is perfect for long flights or yoga sessions at home!

The material on top is made of soft spandex paired with a durable rubber bottom – this combo makes it easy to slip off when you need more room between yourself and whatever surface it’s tied onto as well as providing some extra grip in slippery situations like sand beaches or wet grass fields where traction can be limited without these features attached

For any water-based activity, this shoe will keep your feet safe. The top part of the material is soft and stretchy while providing a comfortable fit for both men and women alike! This swim shoe protects against small rocks on lakes or rivers as well giving you total assurance when walking around in wet areas like beaches with sharp stones underfoot.

Spare paddle

Pelican Sport - Standard Aluminum Kayak Paddle - Extra Tough & Lightweight 2 Lengths

best kayak paddles when it comes to kayaking, you want a paddle that will make your experience more enjoyable.

Paddles are typically choice for most people who invest in buying their own equipment or renting from local organizations but there is an array of different types depending on what type of boat they use and how long each one might take-

so before purchasing any kind check out this list! Paddle weight varies significantly depending upon its construction 

Shirt to Avoid Sunburn

Hanes Men's Long Sleeve Cool Dri T-Shirt UPF 50+ (Pack of 2)

Say goodbye to your hot and sweaty days with Hanes Men’s Cool DRI Performance Long Sleeve T-shirt.

This shirt features an innovative technology that extracts moisture from the fabric, helping you stay cool all day long! With UPF 50+, it also protects against harmful UV rays so there is no need for sunscreen on those hottest afternoons at the pool or beach.

Hanes Sport is on a mission to give you comfort. They’re not just selling clothes, they are designing them with innovative technologies that will keep your skin protected from harmful UV rays while also keeping him cool and dry during those hot days at the gym or office!

Handheld GPS


The Handheld GPS is a high-performance, built for adventurers who want to get lost in their own world. It features 3D maps and preloaded topo map data so you can navigate with ease!

The screen also doubles as both a navigation tool AND a photo/video recorder taking pictures of all your adventures or recording videos from wherever around town might be better than ever before!

  • Worldwide base map
  • 2.2″ monochrome display, easy to read in any light
  • GPS and GLONASS satellites for faster positioning
  • Paperless geocaching
  • 25-hour battery life with 2 AA batteries

Folding J-Style with Universal Mounting Bracket


The Folding J Style Kayak Carrier is designed to transport your kayak or canoe on the side to save space allowing for a second watercraft to be mounted on the other side of your roof racks depending on the length of your crossbars.

The space-saving design enables you to mount other accessories such as a luggage carrier to transport extra gear. The design also includes a cradle for carrying paddles. The S512 comes with all the necessary accessories to get you started including 2 cradles, stainless steel hardware, rubber tube padding, and 4 tie-down straps.

  • Universal fitment – fits the most popular brand of roof rack crossbars
  • Space-saving design to fit more onto your racks
  • Steel tubing with coating protection
  • Comes completely assembled and ready to go
  • A built-in cradle is available to hold your paddles
  • An S512X Extension piece can be purchased to carry an extra watercraft

Bilge pump if sit in. Sponge

Rule Bilge Pumps, 2000 GPH Non-Automatic

The rule is a leader in pumps and accessories for the pool industry. Our product line includes everything from chlorine demanders, automatic chlorinators to filters – we have you covered! But it’s our Rule exclusive features that set us apart: 1-1/8 inch (28 millimeters) hose barb discharge outlet; compact design with long-lasting motors capable of running dry occasionally when needed

most like an RV does on vacation which also makes them perfect if your home doesn’t come equipped with one already and stainless steel shafting allows these high-quality pieces submerge completely underwater ensuring they withstand any type or environment while providing silence plus vibration less operation so there won

kayaking Hat

Columbia Unisex Adult Bora Bora Booney

The Columbia Hat offers UPF 50 sun protection, which will keep you cool and dry on hot summer days. The wide brim provides shade from the sun’s powerful rays while also protecting your skin with an extra layer of defense against wrinkles caused by too much exposure to UV radiation!

This hat comes complete with a mesh vent panel for those who like exploring outdoors but find themselves surrounded by birds’ nests every time they turn around.

This lightweight beanie is built durable enough that even if it gets wet inside – no worries because there are Omni-Wick properties within its band which mean moisture absorption

Water Resistant Sunscreen

EltaMD UV Clear Facial Sunscreen Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 for Sensitive or Acne-Prone Skin, Oil-free,

UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 is a dermatologist recommended for daily use. This facial sunscreen lotion helps protect sensitive skin from the sun’s harmful rays.

UV Clear protects against UVA and UVB rays, so it is helpful in preventing premature aging of the skin caused by sun exposure. The non-greasy facial sunscreen absorbs quickly into your face, leaving behind a silky feel without any white residue or oily shine.

This facial sunscreen for acne-prone skin contains ingredients that give the appearance of healthy-looking skin including antioxidant vitamins C and E, green tea extract

First Aid

Johnson & Johnson All-Purpose Portable Compact First Aid Kit

The Johnson & Johnson All-Purpose First Aid Kit is a must-have for any family. This essential kit contains 140 first aid supplies, including cleansing wipes and bandages that can be used at home or on the go!

The portable emergency pack also includes an instant cold pack as well as some other essentials like itch-stopping cream and acetaminophen caplets so you don’t have to worry about getting soar again fast from minor cuts/scrapes etc..

This emergency first aid kit contains products from leading, doctor-recommended brands, including band-aid brand adhesive bandages, Neosporin, Tylenol.

Polarized Sunglasses for Men and Women

Polarized Sunglasses for Men and Women

If you’re looking for a pair of durable stylish shades to wear every day that can be worn by both, man and women the KALIYADI Polarized Sunglasses are your prime choice. The sunglasses have polarized lenses resistant to impact and scratches appropriate for everyday use in situations like walking into the park or sunbathing while driving fishing practicing boat sports.

  • Gift Box – to protect your polarized sunglasses from the pressure that can smash them
  • Dust Protection Pouch – to avoid dust that can affect lenses over a long period of time
  • Microfiber Cleaning Cloth – to help you clean your lenses without leaving marks or rubbing any particles of dust that can affect the anti-reflective coating
  • Polarized Test Card – to detect the polarizing effect of the lens

Some important tips

  1. Always wear your life jacket!
  2. Leave your valuables at home so you don’t lose them in the river.
  3. Use a strap to secure eyeglasses or sunglasses.
  4. Wear shoes that can get wet.
  5. Don’t tie canoes together or grab other canoes.
  6. Do not throw trash in the river or on the river bank.

Additional Accessories

The list of Must-Have Items for Paddling is rather extensive, but people just bring the necessities. For example, flare whistles and so many other things are rarely used on land trips because they’re not necessary when exploring off-road with a car or truck as most would assume

if you have access to one at all times anyway! Whitewater adventures require slightly different equipment though there isn’t much call for it in typical river environments where any decent kayak will do most everything anyone requires during their excursions downriver from shoreline banks… unless said individual has chosen something more specific like rafting

  • Fins on deck to tow to shore or swim back up on boat if you go in the water.
  • Extra layers: fleece, windbreaker. Even in July.
  • Knife: pocket or dive.
  • Dive mask or underwater viewer.
  • Towline. To tie up or tow a friend. 5lb weight for anchor depending on where we’re going.
  • Air horn for big water with big boat traffic.
  • Map of where you are.
  • Trash bag/zip locks.
  • Boat Essentials Kit – whistle, rope, buoy, torch, signal mirror


To Enhance your river paddling experience. – Nice fitting life vest if you don’t already have one! (helpful for those unexpected falls into the water) – Waterproof camera or GoPro – to record all your amazing memories of this experience). Plus, it’s a good idea to capture pictures of any landmarks that could be used as references in an emergency situation.

Any medication you might need such as pain killers, allergy meds, etc.  You can never predict what will happen so make sure you’re prepared for anything! This is especially important if anyone in your group has specific needs like insulin injections. This post will provide you with a comprehensive buyer’s guide for Must Have Item’s For Paddling. Here are some fantastic options for Must-Have Items For Paddling