Kayak Accessories for Sale!

MericanMen.com has all of the kayak and canoe accessories you need for your next paddling trip. Deck our your kayak or canoe with carts, survival gear including Coast Guard approved PFDs, seats & cushions, storage, and carts.

We also have plenty of resources and expert kayaking advice to help you enjoy your time paddling on the water.


What gear do you need for kayaking?

There are many types of kayaking gear available to you depending on your favorite type of kayak activities. Regardless of whether you like to paddle around a small lake, use your fishing kayak to catch large bass, or take your kayak whitewater rafting, each trip requires certain essential kayaking gear.

The essential gear for kayaking include:

  • Kayak (use the right type of kayak for your situation)
  • U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD)
  • Whistle or sound producing device
  • Kayak paddle (different than a canoe paddle)
  • Plenty of water for necessary hydration
  • Snacks for energy
  • Kayaking helmet or head protection (for whitewater kayaking)

Other types of kayaking gear to buy

There are other types of kayaking gear that you don't necessarily need for kayaking trips, but will help you on your day out on the water. These other types of most popular kayaking gear to buy include:

  • Hand-bilge pump (water does get into the kayak, and you'll need this essential piece of kayaking gear should you tip over)
  • First-Aid kit
  • Paddle holder
  • Paddle bungee
  • Dry bags
  • Sunscreen

Browse around our kayak accessories store and read our kayak blog to help find the right kayaking gear for you.