Tips and Hints

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Day Trip Gear for Kayaking

The following is a list of items suggested to take on your kayaking trip

  • PDF (life jacket)
  • flashlight
  • whistle
  • paddle with a leash
  • extra paddle
  • spray skirt
  • repair kit
  • first-aid kit
  • bailer or pump
  • buoyant rope (at least 50 feet)
  • compass or GPS
  • waterproofed navigation charts
  • hat
  • sunglasses
  • sunscreen
  • rain gear
  • survival blacket
  • water bottle
  • matches and lighter
  • toilet paper
  • a change of clothes in waterproof bag
  • camera
  • knife
  • extra shoes or sandles