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5 DIY Kayak Repairs Using Recycled Materials

Storm damaged kayak

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If your kayak has been out on the water a bit, you might find yourself with scratches, cracks or even holes in the hull that you need to repair. Sure, you can always turn to your pro shop for help and most of the time you will be able to find someone to help you out with your kayak repairs. But at what cost? What if you have a big fishing tournament this weekend and you just need to get it done?

If you have some basic tools and a little bit of DIY gumption, you will probably find something to help you make your own kayak repairs. We’ve outlined some repair methods that just might work for your polyethylene kayak using materials in everyday household products!

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