Don't know what to give? No worries. CKS Online has curated the best lists of gifts for the experienced or seasoned kayaker in your life. This is your cant-miss guide to giving the perfect paddling present.
If the terms "stern squirt," "switch cartwheel," or "space godzilla" mean anything to the advanced kayaker in your life, then they probably already know that the Jackson Rockstar 4.0 is the only freestyle boat they'll ever need.
Know a four-season kayaker? They'll need serious GORE-TEX protection with seriously impenetrable seams. This limited edition dry top has a small Colorado flag on the right arm (ayyy), but, trust us, – it'll look great on any kayaker either side of the Mississippi.
No one likes water in their boat, especially playboaters. The Kling-On construction doubles down on dryness by providing an impressive bungee grip and extra neoprene to fill in cockpit rim flaws, preventing playboaters from having to give up their spot in the lineup to go sponge out their boat.
A high float PFD that is jam-packed with features like an independently suspended front flotation panel that moves with the kayaker and a removable belly pocket that gives huge amount of storage space without much added bulk.
There's a reason you see so many pros wearing this helmet. It boats ideal stiffness in areas where it matters (side, back), while still remaining one of the most comfortable helmets on the market.
Ah, the list that didn't make the final list. Here's what we brainstormed and came up with: