You asked: What accessories do I need for my kayak?

What are the bungee cords on a kayak for?

Bungee cords are dynamic, stretching to hold gear in place like a rubber band. They each have their place of utility along the deck of a kayak. Typically deck line cordage for kayaks come in two diameters: 4mm (~3/16) and 5mm (~1/4″).

Do you need PFD for kayak?

With the exception of kayaks and canoes, every vessel must carry one wearable U.S. Coast Guard-Approved PFD for every person on board if the vessel is 16 feet or longer. Inflatable PFD must be worn in order to be considered readily accessible. … PFDs must be kept in serviceable condition.

Do you need lights on a kayak?

In waterways restricted to kayaks and canoes, moonlight and starlight should be considered adequate unless artificial light is necessary. Red/green running lights (or “sidelights”) are not required on a kayak, canoe or other “vessel under oars” in the United States or on international waters.

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