If you’re a women and you love to Kayak, then you have to have the great gear to go along with it. Plus, if gives you a great reason to go shopping, and what women doesn’t love a good reason to go shopping. Here is a great list of some must haves if you go kayaking.
Hips Wedge Padz- $20
This item is essential for small women. When you’re kayaking, you need to have total control of your kayak. To have complete control over your boat, you use your hips a lot. These pads are pre-glued and you stick them on the inside of the cockpit to give you a better fit. This makes your legs seem larger, for more control. These are made from foam cushions, so they will be comfortable.
Women’s Tropos Swift Entry Dry Suit $400-$900
When kayaking in harder waters, you must wear a dry suit. This dry suit is among the favorites of most women. This suit has reinforced seat and knees which helps protect your suit from all your bending and sitting. The fabric is a latex waterproof fabric. It has a latex neck gasket, latex wrist and ankle gaskets, adjustable waste for a tighter fit along with sealed seams. It also features relief zippers so you do not have to take off the entire suit to use the restroom.
Overboard Waterproof Case- $25
This is a great item for women. This case will hold your phone or gps unit while you kayak. Great for any emergencies that may come about while you are out. This case is to protect your electronics from water, sand and anything else. The case is made to float in the water. So if you tip over and need help, this case will float. It has a large neck string, so you can tie it around your neck or some other place in the cockpit. The case is also see through, so you can use your electronic without removing it.
Sports Glacier Clear Dry Bag- $25
You can find waterproof bags anywhere you go. This bag sets itself aside from the rest though. It’s clear, so you can view all your items with ease when needed. Along with that it has 20mm vinyl fabric, others are not this thick. It is also UV resistant which helps when the sun is beating down. It comes with a D-ring so you can leash it to your kayak.
Sealine Small Pouch $10
This item is another must have. This will hold your id, money and any credit cards you may need. You should always have a picture id and an emergency contact on you at all times. Just incase something should happen to you, you would want your family contacted, and this bag will make sure that happens. You can attach this to your neck, or connect to your belt loop located on your dry suit.
Basic Safety Kit $130
Another must have for an emergency. Women should always plan ahead and plan for all them what ifs. Especially if you are going out alone in the kayak. This safety kit includes all your basics. Safety Whistle, High efficiency pump, retractable coil paddle leash, paddle float and a yellow mesh bag to keep all your items in.
Sports Basic Safety kit- Small Version- $50
If you want a safety kit, but nothing to large, then this is the kit for you. It includes Duel Chambered paddle float, clip on safety tether, small bilge pump, emergency whistle and a black mesh storage bag. Perfect for those wanting a smaller emergency bag.
Warmers Sport Paddling Gloves for Women- $25
Let’s face it, our hands are shaped a lot different then men’s hands are. So we need a good fitting glove that’s made just for women. Gloves are a vital essential when kayaking. They provide protection for the harsh waters, a better grip and warmth when the waters are a tad cold. These gloves have Velcro closers with adjustable tabs so you can customize the fit for your hand.
Midwheels Kayak Cart- $100
For women who want to do everything their self, this item is a must have. When you are transporting your kayak out of the water, this cart will help you out. This cart has nylon straps to secure your kayak and two wheels for easy hauling.
Water Sandals for Women- $60
Another great add for your kayaking gear is water shoes. These sandals will become your favorite in no time. These sandals are not like your typical water shoes. They have a snug fit like the rest, but along with that they are made with special strength to weight ratio material. They are sturdier, strong and more breathable. The thermoplastic urethane heel will give you a secure fit. They have a single pull lace system for easy wear.
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