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While any age child can participate in a tandem boat with a qualified partner, kids from seven to ten years old are at an ideal age to learn to kayak in their own boat. Young people in this age group have generally grown enough to fit smaller kayaks...

ROOF RACK A crossbar roof rack (or “sports rack”) for your vehicle is the best method of transporting a kayak. It should be lashed down at each crossbar, as well as at the bow and stern to each end of the vehicle. Kayak cradles are recommended for...

SHORT TERM STORAGE Be sure to empty the kayak of all water. The kayak maybe stored on its side or in a vertical position temporarily. Storage in these positions for an extended period of time could cause flattening or deformation in the side of the...

When it comes to kayaking, choosing a boat is the most important decision you’ll make. Finding a boat that is comfortable, proportional, and matches the style of paddling you plan to do will lay the foundation for the journeys that lie ahead. All...

Want to know how to reseal your bulkhead? We recommend using a bulkhead sealant and following these steps: 1) Clean the area with soap and water and let it dry 2) Leave the old sealant in place unless it’s pulling away from the boat or bulkhead 3)...

Your kayak is designed to need a minimum amount of maintenance. A simple fresh water rinse or mild soap washing is all that is needed, especially if the boat is paddled in salt water. Composite boats can be waxed with a good quality marine or car...

When choosing your right kayak, there are many factors to take into consideration. We recommend talking to your local Wilderness Systems dealer to help with this decision. Information provided here will help you understand our product line and steer...

Choosing a paddle is largely a matter of personal preference. There are many sizes, shapes and materials available. If possible, try a number of different paddles and choose the one that feels best. Keep in mind, a paddle is an extremely important...

ROTOMOLDED KAYAK CARE Our “roto” kayaks are made of high-density linear polyethylene, which is virtually maintenance free. A minimal amount of care in storage and transporting will help the kayak maintain a like-new condition for many years...

ADJUSTING YOUR WILDERNESS SYSTEMS PHASE 3 COCKPIT The Phase 3 cockpit in your Wilderness Systems boat is a multi-component system that was designed for comfort, performance and safety. It is important to get all of the components adjusted properly...

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