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Having regard canoe accessories, recreational kayaking and canoeing are like no other water experience. When you hit the waves on these rafts, you’ll love the experience. It’s totally new and unlike anything you’ve tried before. This is an experience you’ll treasure because there’s something special about being out on the water. It’s relaxing and there’s so much to see and do.
Canoes allow you to take in the views from waterways you’d never be able to explore by land, as well as fish, take part in river races, and whitewater touring too. Kayaks allow you to surf, race with fellow kayakers, and spend a fantastic day out on the waves, taking in the breathtaking scenery around you. It allows you to get back to nature and go beyond your boundaries and abilities. While swimming is great fun, there are limitations as to how far you can safely go before you tire. With canoes and kayaks, you can stop for a rest. What’s more, it’s great upper body exercise, especially for your arms.
While recreational kayaking and canoeing can be a lot of fun, there are some must-have accessories to add for your comfort, safety, and of course, your security.
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Top 10 Canoe and Kayaking Accessories to Use
There are many essential accessories to consider using when you go adventure kayaking or do a spot of canoe fishing. Here are some of the top accessories to use:
1) 2 in 1 Kayak & SUP Paddle Convertible for Stand Up Paddle Board or Kayaking
Constructed from sturdy material with durable polypropylene blade and maximum performance, the Pelican convertible paddle is one of the very best available today. Since it has been made with durable plastic, it can float in both fresh and saltwater. That offers more convenience and safety just in case the paddle gets away from you. This kayak/canoe convertible paddle can handle the toughest of water environments and is strong. It’s sturdy for light canoeing or full-on kayaking and comes with an affordable price too. The concave groove design ensures the paddle offers a comfortable grip and reduces flutter on the water. This is great for long-distance paddling and can be adjustable from 68 to 84 inches. The 2 in 1 Kayak & SUP Paddle for All Stand Up Paddle Board is made to last.
2) The Compact Anchor Kit for Kayak, Canoe, SUP, Inflatables or Small Boats,
The Pelican Kayak Anchor for Canoe Kayak Raft Boat Fishing Boat with 36 meters rope Complete Folding Cluster Anchoring Kit for Small Boats, Kayaks, etc. Complete kayak/paddle board anchoring kit including anchor, 36 meters rope and carabiner, as well as a storage bag.
The anchor is foldable and its compact size makes it easy to store and transport. With four handles, it is ideal for coral, sandy, grassy or rocky bottoms. Simply slide the collar of the grappling anchor up, open the 4 fins, slide the collar down and lock it in position. Use as much anchor rope as possible to create better horizontal drag on the bottom surface of ponds, rivers, lakes or oceans.
The weight of the anchor is 680 grams please choose the quantity according to your boat. The anchor folds into a 7″ x 2″ size and fits into a fully padded storage bag that will prevent scratches on your board, kayak or jet ski. Suitable for Kayak, Canoe, dinghies, Inflatable or Small Boats
3) The Canoe Car Top Carrier Kit
Want a simpler way to get your canoe to the river or lake? The Canoe Car Top Carrier Kit is the perfect tool to get the canoe safely from your home to the water and back again. The kit comes with four safety soft foam blocks that feature a non-skid design. This makes it easier to attach to the car roof and there are also two heavy-duty adjustable straps with metal hooks.
These straps are incredibly strong and there is also the mesh storage bag and one additional strap with buckle. There are two smaller straps with metal hook and buckle attachment also. The kit is very easy to attach to the car and will keep the canoe safely strapped to your vehicle. However, it’s advisable to ensure your vehicle is suitable for this kit and can handle the weight of the canoe. Any damages are the owner’s responsibility.
4) Pelican Boats – Premium Padded Canoe Seat with Back Support
The Pelican Premium Padded Canoe Seat offers great comfort and a high-quality finish. This will certainly improve your ride on the waves and makes it far more enjoyable for all. The chair offers a simple and quick installation which only takes a few seconds to complete. It’s reliable and durable and doesn’t limit your movements either which is very important. Your comfort is made a priority and it shines through.
The Pelican Premium Padded Chair sports a premium, high-quality, high-end cushion that is able to offer fantastic back support for all users. It’s a universal fit which means one-size fits all but comes with webbing straps that are adjustable and very strong. This ensures a perfect fit for all canoes. Easy to transport and can be folded for convenience. It supports up to 250 lbs but only weighs just over 3 lbs. Suitable for canoes or a camp chair or camp chair or bleacher seat.
The Pelican ExoPod 17 L allows you to pack your gear at home and simply drop it into place when you arrive at your destination. It features a convenient zippered section within arms reach when you need to get something from you bag while in your kayak. Plus the main zipper allows you to open the ExoPod all the way to make packing and finding your gear easier. The Exopod comes with a shoulder strap turning it into a handy backpack when you want to do some exploring on your adventures. This pack has been designed to fit in the tankwell’s of select Pelican models. Note this storage compartment is NOT waterproof, take necessary precautions to protect your gear.
The Pelican EXO-POD 17L Storage Compartment features:
- Easy-access to bring your gear on the water.
- Made of Honeycomb polyurethane Eva mold with Velvet lining.
- The 17 L version is made to fit alost all tank wells. Make sure to mesure your kayak tank well before buying the ExoPod.
- The ExoPod also comes with a shoulder strap turning it into a handy backpack when you want to do some exploring on your adventures.
- Splash-resistant: NOT waterproof, take necessary precautions to protect your gear.
- Ideal for fishing sports.
6) Pelican Universal Canoe, Kayak & Stand Up Paddle SUP Cart Carrier with Removable Inflatable Tires
Easily transport your canoe, kayak or stand up paddle board thanks the Pelican CART. This cart features a heavy-duty aluminum frame, wide inflatable tires and can transport up to 110 lb. Collapsible, the Pelican CART is simple to store and easy to take along on your trip. You can also get the CARRY STRAP to carry your kayak or your SUP.
Simple and convenient
Easily transport kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and more with the Pelican universal cart. The cart is padded with durable rubber on the sturdy frame, keeping your boat safe from dings and scratches.
It has heavy-duty wide inflatable tires that travel well on paved or compacted surfaces. They can carry up to 110 lb to get your craft right to the water’s edge.
No more headaches transporting your watercraft to the water, this cart will make it easier. Now you can only concentrate on taking it easy and prepping your adventure on the water.
- Made of corrosion resistant materials.
- Wide inflatable tires.
- Padded with durable rubber.
- Easy to disassemble and fold away.
- Fits easily in canoes and most kayaks3.
- Easy to assemble.
These adjustable footrests are great at helping you find the perfect and most comfortable paddling position. The multiple positions ensure you find the perfect fit for you.
This Pelican Adjustable Kayak Foot Brace/Pegs with Trigger Lock comes in a set of 2 braces, It features:
- Adjustable for a comfortable position.
- Easy to install comes with the hardware.
- For sit-in kayaks only.
- Trigger lock design allows for easy adjustment.
- A great addition to your kayak.
- Fishing sport type.
8) The Ultra Dry Premium Waterproof Bag, Sack with Phone Dry Bag
The Pelican waterproof bag is an excellent choice to protect your equipment and gear while on the water. It is strong, durable, and will last a lifetime. The Ultra Dry Premium waterproof bag comes with a heavy-duty zipper for security, along with lined stored compartments. This means you can keep all of your tools and equipment safely there without the worry of them getting ruined by the water. There is also a handy phone dry bag to store your device.
The waterproof bag also comes with reflective logos which help to improve your visibility when worn. Also, if it falls into the water, it might be easier to spot. There is a padded shoulder strap which is also adjustable and removable. It’s made from tough 1200D polyester and is salt-water resistant too. The waterproof bags are reliable and versatile.
9) Pelican 7600 Rechargeable Tactical Flashlight .
Combining the latest lighting technology along with an array of features while maintaining a compact design make the Pelican 7600 all round law enforcement flashlights available.
Pelican 7600 Rechargeable Tactical Flashlight designs and manufactures tough lighting tools used by professionals including firefighters, police, military, aerospace, industrial and consumers. Built Pelican tough, our lights offer the Lumen brightness and safety needed whether in the field or at home. Our line of super bright lights include waterproof lights, tactical lights, safety approved lights for hazardous areas, hands free lighting, right angle lights for fire fighting and industrial use and signaling lights for traffic and airport operations. We have LED the industry through enormous gains in LED light output performance, and keep in mind that every Pelican flashlight is guaranteed for life.
- USB Lithium Ion Rechargeable.
- 3 LED Colors.
- Selectable Modes.
- Full Time Battery Level Indication.
- Type III hard anodized finish.
- Ingress Protected IPX8 Submersible.
10) Pelican 10-Foot Lightweight one Person Kayak.
This Pelican MAXIM 100X is designed to answer the needs of the most demanding recreational paddlers. Built on a Shallow V Chine hull, this sit-in kayak offers good stability and maneuverability while providing very good performance and responsiveness.
It features molded footrests and an adjustable padded Ergo form backrest with seat cushion for increased comfort, a stern storage hatch with bungee to safely store your personal items and a cockpit table with bottle holder.
Made of RAM-X impact-resistant material, it is lightweight for easy transport and built to last. So take your Pelican MAXIM 100X kayak for a nice adventure and create stories worth sharing. See you on the water!
LIMITED LIFETIME: Pelican International works hard to ensure our products are free from defect. Therefore, we will repair or replace the hull on this item should it fail during its lifetime due to poor quality in materials or workmanship. All accessories that come pre-assembled on your product are for 1 year.
Style-Out with Accessories
Kayaking and canoeing is fun but sometimes, having a few must-have accessories will make the experience more enjoyable. There are lots of great options to consider and these accessories may help keep you safe during your adventures out to sea. Fortunately, there are many to help make the journey better, from padded chairs to waterproof bags and reinforced wooden paddles, motor mounts, and much more.
Canoes and kayaks are versatile as they can be used for different water sports and activities. You can enjoy what they have to offer and their accessories are so very useful. They’ll enhance your experience and make you feel more at ease on the waterways because it’s supposed to be fun. Keeping yourself safe and comfortable is an essential part of recreational canoeing and kayaking. Accessories will make it enjoyable to be out on the water for prolonged periods of time. What’s more, most are simple to install and even easier to use.
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I am Aubrey D. Rodriguez. I am 40 years old. I am working as a pond hopper boat specialist last 20 years. Feel free to ask me if you have any questions.