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Maintain Your Fishing Kayak!

Maintenance In a lot of ways your fishing kayak can be compared to a car. If your car is not properly cared for it will eventually experience several avoidable maintenance issues. And just like a car, once one thing breaks down, it slowly starts to take a toll on the rest of the vehicle. The same applies to your kayak. Far too often we are forced to sit and watch while our yaks are slowly decommissioned by something as small as a broken strap or torn gasket. Even though these things don’t seem like the worst issues they become increasingly frustrating as time persist. These issues begin to turn into bigger issues due to lack of resources; 9 out of 10 people won’t have any…

Safety Net: The Malibu Kayaks Warranty

The life of a kayaker is filled with unforgettable adventures, relaxation, and countless days of sunshine.  Whether your forte is ocean kayaking, white water rafting, or fitness we can all agree that our kayaks bring us inconceivable amounts of joy. We all love our yaks and would do anything to keep them in tip top condition, but sadly, sometimes the unthinkable happens and our kayak undergoes some type of devastating incident that puts it out of service. For example, let’s say you’ve been planning a fishing trip all week and the morning of you’re getting ready to load your yak. As you go to pick it up you hear a loud POP! Out of nowhere your handle has ripped; you inspect the damage and find…

How to Properly Store Your Kayak?

If you recently purchased a kayak, storing your kayak properly is key for a lifetime of fun.  Proper kayak storage and maintenance can go a long way to keep your kayak ready for your next adventure. Don't leave your kayak tied to the top of your car for a long period of time unless it is in transport. Always remember that distortion created by improper storage is caused by excessive exposure to heat. Here are some basic do's and don'ts to keep your Malibu Kayak safe and ready to go. Do Always store your kayak indoors or under cover to protect from harsh weather, direct sunlight and other elements. Storing your kayak upside down on crossbars or hanging from wide strapping around the cock pit...