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43 Top Gifts For Kayakers

Reading Time: 13 minutes(Last Updated On: January 23, 2021)

Muck like any other person, kayakers also love to be spoil with gifts once in a while. If you have that one person in mind and you want to surprise them this coming weekend or any time soon with a great gift, there are a couple of things you could actually get for them. If you are a little bit spoilt for choice, here are my top gifts for kayakers you can choose from.

BIGBLUE HL450XW 450 LUMENS HEADLAMP

When we talk of those late evening expeditions, obviously, any kayaker out there would need the best headlamp to help them light their way, while at the same time keeping their hands free for the much needed paddling. This particular headlamp will make a perfect gift for them. It can be mounted on the head and coming with 450 lumens, this lamp will ensure they get the much needed light.

CHACO Z/1 CLASSIC SANDALS

These sandals are the most ideal present for any kayaker or even canoeist. They are incredibly comfortable and the polyester webbing it comes equipped with can dry really fast. Plus, you can easily adjust it to provide that nice and comfortable fit.

LASSO SECURITY CABLE

A decent roof rack might help hold your kayak safely in place. However, it cannot protect your investment from thieves. Thankfully, Lasso Security Cable can help you with that. You can easily lock your kayak on top of your car and leave it there for hours without being worried.

BRUNTON KAYAL STRAPS COMPASS

This device can help kayakers find their way back home. It can be easily attached to the kayak. It also comes equipped with bungee strap alongside clips that can secure your investment right on the deck. The best part, you really don’t have to worry about water getting into it.

LIFESTRAW GO WATER FILTER BOTTLE

At times, when you are out there with your kayak, you may run out of those very important essentials. That could actually turn out to be really ugly, but with this great filter bottle, at least you will be left with drinkable water.  That bottle of water can actually get you going before you get something to eat.

INVICTA MEN’S PRO DIVER WATCH

For kayakers who once in a while love diving deep into the water, the INVICTA MEN’S PRO DIVER watch will make a lot of sense to them. It is well built and this watch is water resistant for up to 660 feet. With this watch, you can actually give a close eye of time even when you are right at the bottom of the lake or river.

CREEKKOOLER OUTDOOR FLOATING COOLER

If you don’t have enough room in your boat to stash all the gear in there, at times, you might just need to improvise. There is no other better way than with this cooler. One of the best things about this item is that you can have your drinks floating beside you as you paddle your kayak. It is also properly insulated and you can be sure your drink will be kept cold all through.

ALEADER QUICK DRYING AQUA WATER SHOES

Kayaking can get you really wet, and for that reason you need the right gear for that. Any kayaker would fall in love with this pair of shoes. They have been designed to deal with any wet conditions.  They come equipped with a quick dry technology. After being in water for a considerable length of time, you can have them dry real fast once you step out of the water.

LUCKY PORTABLE FISH FINDER SONAR SENSOR

If you know of that one person who loves incorporating fishing into the whole kayaking activity, this portable fish sensor is all they need. It not only portable, but one of the most efficient fish-finding tools any kayaker can get their hands on today.

AQUAPAC WATERPROOF PHONE CASE

While you are out there in the river or lake, staying in communication with other people on the shore or at home is crucial. So if you are going to kayak with your iPhone, this waterproof phone case is going to be incredibly useful. It cannot only help keep your phone free from water, but you can still snap those great phones while the phone is still inside the case.

THRIVE FIRST-AID KIT-291 PIECES BAG

As with any other outdoor activity, at times, you might get yourself in some minor accident like cuts from rocks or even trees, a first aid kit will come in truly handy. Get this bag today for that one person you know and they will love it. This kit comes equipped with 175 hospital graded pieces. It is also waterproof; so you don’t have to worry about water getting into it.

WRSI CURRENT KAYAK HELMET

For paddlers who love taking on fast-moving water, things can get really serious and chances of being flipped over on water are quite high. There is no other safest gear than a proper kayaking helmet. The WRSI CURRENT KAYAK HELMET is an amazing choice. It comes made from multi-impact shell that can effectively dissipate any impact. It also comes equipped with holes to help drain water in case you get into the water.

ADVANCED ELEMENT DOUBLE ACTION HAND PUMP

Kayakers who always use inflatable kayak need a great pump. The ADVANCED ELEMENT DOUBLE ACTION HNAD PUMP is what you should be getting that one person you know today. It is highly efficient and can inflate and deflate the kayak real fast.  It also comes with a range of adaptors. It is a perfect kayaker gift.

NRS PUREST MESH DUFFLE

This duffle bag is an amazing gift you can get for any kayaking enthusiast today. It is 600-denier and is coated with urethane-coated polyester and that alone makes it the best for any kayaking you know. It is equipped with mesh on the upper side, which lets moisture escape, leaving your gear free from moisture.

SUNSECT INSECT REPELLENT AND SUNSCREEN

This sunscreen can show your kayaker friend that you truly care. This sunscreen can truly come in handy when you are out there. It is formulated and can in a myriad of ways repel mosquitoes, flies and ticks with so much ease. It will protect any kayaker from disease-causing insects for sure.

NRS PILOT RIVER KNIFE

Any serious kayaker should bring a decent kayaking knife along. Not to make you really dangerous, but can truly come in handy when you find yourself in a tricky situation where a knife will help. The NRS river knife for a present will surely excite that one person you know. It is a 3-inch blade with some of the smoothest edges. That is not even all; you can safely lock it up in its glass reinforced nylon sheath. You can also easily release it when you need to use it.

GENLED MONOCULAR TELESCOPE

This is an amazing kayaking adventure tool. With it, you can easily catch a glimpse of those breathtaking sites. It comes equipped with a 52mm lens and with that you can see 16x closer. Sightseeing 1while kayaking has never been made this easy.

CROAKIES BOTTLE OPENER BELT

As a kayaker, who said you don’t have to look fashionable. If you like to bring a bit of style into the whole trip, there is no other better way than with this belt. It is not only colorful, but it does also come equipped with an efficient bottle opener. This is truly like killing two birds with one stone.

MOTIONIZE SUPERIOR PADDLE BOARDING TRACKER

For kayakers who love taking their kayaking session a notch higher by pushing  their limits, this tracker will make such a perfect gift for them. This unique device is unlike anything you have seen before. As you paddle, this device can collect a wide range of information including your heart rate, paddle boarding metric such as entry angle among others. It then relays all the information to you via audio feedback.

SCOTTY DRINK HOLDER

Sipping your drink and placing it somewhere without being worried of it tipping over can be one of the best feelings for any kayaker; one reason why this drink holder will make such a perfect gift for them. It is incredibly easy to install and can be used with coffee mugs and cans as well.

GOAL ZERO SWITCH 1O RECHARGER WITH NOMAD 7 SOLAR PANEL

For people who love going for hours and hours, this solar panel surely put a smile on their face. This solar panel comes equipped with a 3000mAh battery and with it; you can charge virtually any rechargeable device when you are out there.

NRS TUFF SACK DRY BAG

Kayaking can get you really wet; however, there are those kayaking gear and items you wouldn’t want them to come in contact with water. This is where this NRS Tuff bag comes in. You can buy it for that one person you know no matter the type of kayaking they normally do. It is heavy duty and incredibly watertight. Your kayaking gear will be kept dry and safe throughout the ride.

ATTWOOD KAYAK CAR TOP CARRIER KIT

If you know that one kayaker who always struggle to get their boat into water, the Attwood kayak carrier kit is going to put a smile on their face. This is all in one kayaking kit that comes fully packed with every single thing they would need to install and get the board secure. The best part, it can be mounted in almost all types of cars.

PELICAN WATERPROOF CASE

This is an ideal present for any kayaker out there. It is the best gifts for a kayaker who are looking for a great way to safely store their gear ranging from phones, camera, and wallets among others. It is incredibly compact and is big enough to store a lot of things all at once. The best part, coming in bright colors, you can easily locate the case.

BROOKLYN SIT-ON-TOP PADDED KAYAL SEAT

 

If you want to spoil a kayaker with a great gift, this kayaking seat is what you should be going for soon. This is the best seat for sit on top kayaks and can make a lot of sense for people who suffer from back injuries and often find issues sitting for hours and hours. It can be adjusted with ease and with that you can easily individualize the kind of comfort you need. It is also heavy duty and has been built to withstand use and environment.

ONYX 6-16 BELT PACK

This belt can also be a great present for any kayaker, especially those who don’t know how to swim. It is an amazing PFD for people looking for a minimalist design. It comes in different colors and it can be secured by a 1 belt. It is great life-saving device any kayaker can bring along today.

SEA TO SUMMIT ECLIPSE PADDLING GLOVES

During those strenuous paddling sessions, your hands must be well protected, and there is no other greater way you can safeguard your hands than with the best gloves. That is why Sea Summit paddling gloves will make the best gift for any kayaker. It is well built and these pair of gloves can actually help keep your hands warm and dry all throughout the journey. It is also incredibly lightweight and you won’t even feel like you have something on your hands.

YAKIMA RIPCORDS STRAPS

 

These incredible looking pair of straps will put a smile on the face of any kayaker. These straps can be used to lock virtually anything, especially the kayak when you put it on top of your car. It is well built and comes with superior corrosion resistance.

NRS ZEPHYR INFLATABLE PFD

We all know how crucial a PFD is vital when it comes to kayaking. The NRS ZEPHYR INFLATABLE PFD is amazingly compact and can sit comfortably well at the waist, making it quite easy to fish or even play on the water. The best part, with one tug, you can have it inflated with air within a very short period of time.

EMB ES900BT PORTABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

 

This is just a perfect gift for kayakers who love listening to their favorite tunes when they are out there. This is a highly portable Bluetooth speaker. It is also water-resistant and super loud. It will surely make those kayaking sessions quite enjoyable and fun.

AIRHEAD COMPLETE FOLDING GRAPNEL ANCHOR SYSTEM

 

For kayakers who love going on those kayaking exploration with their families, this anchor will make a lot of sense to them. With this anchor, they can easily stop the kayak and enjoy those breathtaking sceneries. That is not even all; this anchoring tool has been designed to withstand even some of the roughest seas.

TILLEY LTM6 AIRFLO HAT

A kayaker who is a true fisherman will tell you the number of benefits they can net from this hat. It comes equipped with a vent right at the top, which provides much-needed ventilation. That is not even all, it comes in 8 amazing colors.

LED TACTICAL FLASHLIGHT

If you are got up in the dark when kayaking, obviously, you would need something to light up your way or even the surrounding area. This tactical spotlight will make such a great gift for any kayaker. It is perfect for any outdoor use and it is water resistant.  It is also rechargeable.

WET CHANGING MAT

After those long rides, obviously, you will have your wetsuit wet. However, there is no other worst thing like trying to get off that wetsuit and end up being covered in dirt. Thankfully, with this changing mat, you can make sure that doesn’t happen. It will definitely help any kayaker from getting dirty when switching their wet clothes for dry one.

HEIMDALL SAFETY WHISTLE WITH LANYARD

 

Any serious kayaker understands the importance of being safe while there are out there and as part of your kayaking gear, whistle is always on the list. If you can get HEIMDALL whistle for that friend you know, it will surely put a smile on his or her face. It comes with a high pitched sound and will ensure people get your message when you are in distress.

WATERPROOF DIGITAL CAMERA

As a kayaker, obviously, you would want to capture some of your best moments or even sceneries when you are out there. There is no other better way than with this amazing camera. It is fully waterproof and with it, you won’t even worry about shooting those amazing shots even near water.

WITZ SEE IT SAFE SPORT CASE

 

If you know of that one kayaker who is very careless when it comes to vital essentials like the credit card or even keys, this case will make a very useful companion for them. It is not only perfect for people who once in a while get out of the water, but is also incredibly cheap.

NOCQUA SPORTS LIGHTING SYSTEM

The NOCQUA SPORT LIGHTING SYSTEM is another amazing gift you can get for any kayak enthusiast, especially those who love standing up paddling in the middle of the night. This lighting is super bright and can light up the all place even beneath the water. It creates a sort of a magical experience for anyone on the water.

EMERGENCY SURVIVAL KIT

This survival kit is unlike anything you have seen before. It is extremely compact and comes packed with 9 survival tools to help you to be prepared for any kind of emergency. In this kit, you will get a compass, wire saw, can opener, fire starter among other tools.

POLAR M400 GPS

PATAGONIA MEN’S BAGGIES

This pair of shorts is currently available in 7 different designs. They are made from durable water repellent finish. You also get UPF sun protection.

MTI HELIOS INFLATABLE PFD

For kayaking enthusiasts who love to be safe, but would still want something they can carry with so much ease, this INFLATABLE PFD will be the best choice for them. It is not only safe but also one of the most compact PFDs you can put your hands on today. It comes equipped with 2 parallel chambers that can sit comfortably on the chest. With one tug, this device offers 28 lbs of floatation.

SEALS COCKPIT COVER

There is nothing frustrating than finding your kayak filled with water and even spiders after being left unused for a very long period of time. However, with this cover, that is going to be a thing of the past. It comes made from tear-resistant and UV protected material. It is also available in several sizes.

TIFOSI DEA POLARIZED SUNGLASSES

Who said you don’t have to look stylish when you are out there kayaking? With these stylish sunglasses, you can take that sense of fashion to a whole new level. This pair of sunglasses is available in two different colors; smoke and brown frames with both coming equipped with Polarized lenses.

Last modified: January 23, 2021

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