Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
DaveTV, Bulldog504, mscott1108, Dsloan, Jenn Richardson
104021 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 84251
hopalong 76022
Pilothawk 74252
JDavis7873® 67380
John175 ® 62226
FattyMcButterpants 60649
Tritonman 57328
Derek 57193
SkeeterRonnie 52724
LoneStarSon® 52597
facebook
Forum Stats
104021 Members
61 Forums
833546 Topics
11907458 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11058893 - 08/23/15 01:52 PM storing kayak outside
spy231 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 79
Loc: Granbury
Would there be a safe way to store a kayak outside? We don't have a garage and there is no way I could store it in the house. Any ideas for storing outside?

Top
#11058931 - 08/23/15 02:14 PM Re: storing kayak outside [Re: spy231]
Jimbo Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 01/18/03
Posts: 15586
Loc: South Texas
Try to store up off the ground preferably on it's side in the shade and cover with a tarp.
_________________________
Just one more cast!


Top
#11060730 - 08/24/15 12:04 PM Re: storing kayak outside [Re: spy231]
Carver Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/14/07
Posts: 1618
Loc: Garland, Tx
What Jimbo said.

Any position well supported and well covered from sunlight and rain. they will stain from standing water with leaves as well as potentially distort in shape with weight and/or freezing.

I have bought several yaks that have been badly stored outside, unprotected, for years, Even they survive, just not as pretty at first. Clorox cleanup and 3M will make anything pretty again.
_________________________
Phill Pittman

www.dallascnc.com new website for product development

www.mariner-kayaks.com Best kayak source in Texas

Top
#11060751 - 08/24/15 12:13 PM Re: storing kayak outside [Re: spy231]
MulGogiHunter Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/24/14
Posts: 312
Loc: Grand Prairie, TX
What Jimbo and Carver said.

You especially have to watch out for the UV rays as they can cause structural damage to your yak. Even when the yak is beached, try to keep it out of the sun.

Saw horses and a tarp at a minimum.


Edited by MulGogiHunter (08/24/15 12:14 PM)
_________________________
-John

Top
#11060783 - 08/24/15 12:30 PM Re: storing kayak outside [Re: spy231]
C-Frog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/11/12
Posts: 1576
Loc: The Colony,TX
shaded, covered, and evenly supported and they should be fine

Top
#11060813 - 08/24/15 12:47 PM Re: storing kayak outside [Re: spy231]
butch sanders Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 03/17/05
Posts: 23251
Loc: Arlington, Texas
my leans against a tree
no cover
move it around & flip ends occasionally

still in great condition

Top
#11061035 - 08/24/15 03:06 PM Re: storing kayak outside [Re: spy231]
spy231 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 79
Loc: Granbury
Thanks guys. Im sure I can figure out something when the time comes.

Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide