Can you drill into a kayak?
Yes, you can drill into a kayak and mount gear tracks and certain other parts.
If you do drill, you will want to use waterproof silicone to keep the holes watertight. Also, if you do not have access to the inside for backing, then you can use pop rivets. 5/16″ or 1/4″ are common sizes for many of the off-the-shelf kayak fishing accessories. Keep in mind when drilling that if your modification later causes a failure point, that the warranty will not cover it. But adding small accessories and tracks are not usually linked back to any sort of hull failure as long as you go slow and be careful!
Be sure to share your modification questions with the Vibe Owners Group on Facebook! They love to offer advice and share ideas!
How do I install the anchor trolley on my Vibe fishing kayak?
The anchor trolley comes with instructions and is super easy to install! You simply pre drill your holes. Put a dab of silicone over them, then plug in the hardware as needed. If you have access to the inside of the kayak, use backing on the ...
How do I store my fishing kayak?
The recommended way to store your kayak is on its sides, which are the thickest, strongest part of the kayak. You can achieve this by using straps (suspended from your ceiling) or by securely propping it against a wall.
Do you have a two-person kayak?
We do, the Yellowfin 130T! Check it out here: https://vibekayaks.com/products/vibe-yellowfin-130t-tandem-kayak-package?variant=40224372621490
What is the kayak delivery process?
Overview Kayaks are oversized items that require special handling and delivery services and take special handling to make the long-trek to your delivery location. We use a wide-range of carriers from UPS Freight to specialized oversized freight ...
Why does my kayak look different than another kayak in the same color?
Each one is slightly different, like a snowflake! Each kayak has its own color variation! Color variations are not covered under the warranty. The kayaks are made from poured plastic so each kayak has a unique color blend. If you would like to return ...