Useful Facts about Inflatable Kayaks

Inflatable kayaks make a great recreational boat as they are lightweight, convenient for traveling as well as great for storing in small spaces. There are many different types of these boats and they can range in price from a couple hundred dollars to well over a thousand dollars.

Below are some totally random but useful facts and tips on inflatable kayaks that may be of interest.

* Wipe your kayak down with a towel after kayaking to get the sand, dirt and excess water off of it. Then let it air dry before deflating and packing it away so that it doesn't get moldy.

* The fastest way to inflate an inflatable kayak is with an electric pump. Once it is inflated then use either a hand pump or a foot pump to top it off.

* AIRE kayaks are still the highest quality and trustworthy inflatable kayaks in the world.

* If you take your inflatable kayak traveling make sure to put it in a traveling duffel bag or a small suitcase. The airlines will not guarantee its safety if it is simply stored in its regular carry bag.

* NRS kayaks have been known to be used by outfitters as rentals.

* Innova kayaks have been around for decades in the Czech Republic but the North American branch wasn't founded until 1992.

* It is practically impossible to sink an inflatable kayak, even if it is full of water.

* AIRE will fix any damage to their American made kayaks free of charge.

* Using a 303 UV protectant on your inflatable will help protect it from sun and weather damage.

* The US Coast Guards as well as the Army and Navy have been known to use inflatable kayaks.

There is a lot to learn about paddling and kayaking and using an inflatable can be a wonderful and fun experience. I have used one now for a couple of years and love the convenience and stability that it offers. As there are so many different models to choose from it is wise to read some reviews before you decide which one to purchase.

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