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Must have kayaking gear for 2014

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Melbourne, Florida - July 23, 2014 - With kayak season is in full swing, a fellow outdoor media blogger, Rachel Wanless, has put together a great list of kayak gear for us. Here is the list she sent me.

"Buying new gear is always an exciting task for every outdoorsman. We have highlighted some of the best and most innovative kayaking products available for 2014. We hope that you enjoy our picks, and possibly even venture out to add one of these must have items to your kayaking collection.

Best Paddling Gloves - Kayaking is an adventure man’s sport, and it can take a toll on your hands and fingers. High dexterity and well-articulated gloves relieve stress on your hands so that you can focus on more important things, like paddling. Best Consumer Reviews picked the NeoSport Wetsuits Premium Neoprene 5mm Five Finger Glove as its number one paddling glove for 2014. This glove has everything you could want from lightweight and breathable material to imperative waterproof protection.

SuperNova Extreme Lighting Kit - Keep fishing in style, even when the sun goes down, with this unique and well-designed SuperNova Extreme Lighting Kit. All of the lighting strips are fully jacketed and encased and they are silicone encapsulated. The really neat thing about them is that you can fully submerge them into water and they will be just fine.

Kayak Helmet - With today’s endless selection of kayaking helmets, you are sure to find a color and style that suits your personality and needs. Most helmets have an extremely hard exterior to protect your head, and a soft foam lined interior to help mold the helmet to your head and provide comfort. The kayaking helmet that was voted best of 2014 is the Sweet Protection Rocker HC Kayak Helmet. This helmet will provide you with all of the protection you need. It is constructed from a combination of thermoplastic and carbon fiber, making the shell nice and soft near the crown and rigid near the sides. This allows you to take on more dangerous waters and absorb tougher impacts.

The Kokatat Bahia Tour Fishing Life Jacket - If you are an angler kayaking enthusiast, you should invest in a really good life vest. The Kokatat Bahia Tour Fishing Life Jacket is every fisherman’s dream. It comes standard with articulated shell and foam panels, 2 bellows pockets that have zippered front entry, a back mesh vent panel, front lash tab, electronic and pliers pocket, and much more. This life vest will not only save your life, it is designed to be your handy co-fisherman buddy.

Buck Knives Redpoint Rescue Knife - A great paddling knife is key when you are kayaking, especially kayak fishing. You can use a knife for just about anything, from cutting a line to getting out of sticky situations. Buck Knives Redpoint Rescue Knife is an amazing top selling knife for 2014. It is a must have for kayakers and paddlers, with a titanium coated, partially serrated blade; rubberized handle for a secure grip; and most importantly a forever warranty.

Outdoor Products 3-Pack Ultimate Dry Sack - The purpose of a dry bag is to keep your belongings dry. This is useful if you are fishing, boating, camping or kayaking. They come in various sizes and enable you to keep your clothing, food and electronics away from potentially damaging water. The Outdoor Products 3-Pack Ultimate Dry Sack was named number one for 2014 by Best Consumer Reviews. It’s a great starting set of three for any outdoor adventurer. The bag has a roll-top closure offering maximum compression and creating a watertight seal that helps to protect your belongings.

To view more products like these and more, check out Austin Kayak."

Until next time, be safe in the sun and have a great day in the great outdoors.

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