If you’re planning on hitting the open water during the summer months, having the right accessories can make your kayaking adventures even more enjoyable. Here are 10 of the best kayaking accessories for summer 2019.


SeaSense X-Treme II Mix Kayak Paddle

This paddle is perfect for anyone who struggles to find a paddle they can use comfortably. You can adjust it to three different lengths so you can find the length that’s comfortable for you. This paddle can also float, so you don’t have to worry if it slips out of your hands and falls into the water.

Guideline price: £75


ONYX MoveVent Dynamic Paddle Sports Life Vest

This life vest is ideal for anyone who wants to feel safe when they are on the water. It’s easy to adjust and comfortable for anyone to wear. It also has venting that can help you keep cool and is highly reflective, which can help you remain visible even from a great distance.

Guideline price: £40

HOMCOM Deluxe Kayak Padded Backrest

If you struggle to get comfortable in your kayak, you need this backrest. It can attach to your kayak easily and is made of water-resistant fabric, helping you remain comfortable for longer. It’s also fully adjustable, so can fit into your kayak without any issues.

Guideline price: £26


Unigear Dry Bag Sack with Waterproof Phone Case

This dry bag is perfect for keeping your belongings completely dry when you are kayaking. Not only is it completely waterproof, it also comes with a waterproof case for your phone. Therefore, you can keep it in your kayak without having to worry about it getting water damage.

Guideline price: £14


Sharplace Waterproof Kayak Storage Cover UV Resistant Dust Proof Canoe Boat Cover 

While keeping your kayak safe on the water is important, you also want to keep it in good condition at home. This cover is best suited to help you do just that – it’s UV resistant, dustproof and rainproof, so is perfectly placed to protect your kayak from damage and corrosion.

Guideline price: £15


Attwood Universal Adjustable Kayak Foot Braces

If you’re struggling to get comfortable in your kayak, it could be that the foot pegs are not in a comfortable position. This is where these foot pegs come in. They are fully adjustable, so you will be able to find the exact level of comfort you need.

Guideline price: £36


SKWOOSH Kayak Paddling Gel Seat Pad

When it comes to being comfortable in your kayak, having the right seat is very important. This padded seat contains breathable mesh to ensure optimum comfort while preventing you from getting too warm in your kayak.

Guideline price: £65


Malone Clipper Deluxe Kayak Cart

For anyone who wants to make getting their kayak from the car to the water, this cart is perfect. With this cart you can easily get your kayak to the water, regardless of how rough or bumpy the path there may be.

Guideline price: £82


Yakima Jayhook Kayak Roof Rack

This roof rack makes driving with your kayak a breeze. It’s designed to keep your kayak safe and secure on your car roof while also saving you plenty of space as well. As such, it’s ideal for anyone who wants a bit more space on their roof for transporting more equipment or storage.

Guideline price: £150


Once you're happy you've got the right kayaking accessories and are ready to take to water, remember to take out specialist kayaking insurance. This covers you if something happens to your kayak and if you damage another boat or property or injure another person.

The only thing left to do after that is to make your sea kayaking trip one to remember! Enjoy!