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SeaDek "Kayak Non-Skid Pads"

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Make & Model

Brand:
SeaDek
Model:
Kayak Non-Skid Pads
MSRP ($):
128.95

The SeaDek "Kayak Non-Skid Pads" is an after-market kit for adding extra padding and traction to any kayak. Each kit is custom cut for a specific model kayak making the fit perfectly on your fishing kayak. The SeaDek Kayak Non-Skid Pads help absorb vibrations helping you to remain stealthy while in skinny water.

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(Updated: August 16, 2015)
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SeaDek Cuda LT kit

My Cuda LT deck is now decked out (yes pun intended) with SeaDek’s plush 5mm foam. Specializing in non-slip Marine swim decks, SeaDek offers a full line of products from cooler tops to ...fish rulers. SeaDek has pre cut kits available for many popular kayaks and if not for yours, can customize one for your specific model.
Or, if you are like me, you can buy the materials and do it yourself. Pricing is very competitive and the product is excellent.

I purchased a half sheet (18” x77”) of their 5mm small diamond pattern black to cover the entire standing deck of my new Cuda LT. This includes under the seat. At less that $90 delivered to my door it allowed me enough material for the job plus plenty of left over. www.seadek.com/c-97-kayak-non-skid-pads.aspx.

SeaDek cuts easily with a razor knife or sharp scissors, so shaping to fit is not too difficult. My finished product is not as pretty as the factory kits with laser beveled cuts, but mine should suit the purpose. The 3M backing really seems to stick, but I haven't had it in use long enough for a true test where only time will tell. Be sure to clean your surfaces well before application with alcohol, acetone or even Windex depending on your preference. It sticks better to a slightly rough surface so if you wanted to go the extra mile and use super fine grit sandpaper to rough up the surface for maximum adhesion it may help...I didn't, it seems really sticky.

In use this stuff is the bomb!!! Let me tell you standing on it is like floating on air and uber grippy under foot. Traction is excellent even when slimed and wet, be it water or my favorite beverage that accidentally I knocked over...(glad it was quiet). When the inevitable happens and I drop my pliers or that heavy piece of tackle.... it really helps cushion the sound.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Large Lakes
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
Used:
7-15 times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Great traction and comfort even when wet
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SeaDek Kit for Slayer Propel 13

I have had SeaDek on both of my yaks since I have owned them. The stuff is durable, easy to apply, and comfortable to stand on. It definitely quiets the boat down, but don't think you will be totally quiet even with the SeaDek applied. It will quiet the random lure dropped on the deck, but if you drop anything heavier, the sound is still getting into the water. Another benefit of the SeaDek is that it does not get near as hot as the regular deck of the yak. If you order the ready made kit, you have a choice of 2 colors...gray or camo. If you want another color, you must order custom straight from SeaDek and that is a bit more expensive, and it takes a while to get it made but you then have a choice of any color you want, and you also can get a thicker pad. The regular kit is 5mm thick, and I believe that is plenty thick. If you custom order, you can choose to add a fish ruler to your kit, or the SeaDek logo on the pad. The kit looks good installed with the bevel cut edges (you can order sheets of SeaDek and cut them to fit your boat, but you lose the better looking edges (let's face it we all want our yaks to look good too!)

In the world of kayak decking, there are a couple different manufacturers, but I went with SeaDek and have never regretted it at all. When you decide to get something on the deck to help you out, definitely give SeaDek a look!

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
Used:
30+ times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Multitudes of colors available. durable, easy to install
Cons:
Pricy, 2 colors only unless you order custom
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