Layering Advice for Summer Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding from Expert Staffer Heather

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7/14/2017

Heather started paddling at age 7 in her home state of Maine.  After college, she got serious about kayaking and became a Registered Maine State Guide and let commercial tours.  When she moved to Washington, she brought her passion and experience with her.  Here are her must-have summer layers and accessories for kayak and SUP.

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Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero
Protect your head from a downpour with the ultimate in waterproof protection.  Or, enjoy the brushed lining that wicks perspiration away from your skin.

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Smith Guides Choice Sunglasses
With ChromaPop lenses and an aggressive wrap for superior light protection, these shades are ready for all the sun you can get this summer.

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Marmot Intensity Tank
Grab this lightweight racerback tank top for intense paddle sessions.  This tank is engineered to quickly wick moisture, dry fast and maximize airflow.

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Astral ABBA PFD
Designed for female paddlers of all skill levels, this PFD is built with environmentally friendly materials and optimized for comfort, strength and safety.

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Travelon Cell Phone Case
Protect your digital camera or smartphone from water.  This pouch is submersible to 65 feet and has a foam insert that allows it to float.

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Dakine Insider Boardies
These lightweight board shorts will dry fast if you get splashed or fall in the water and are stylish enough for a full day on or off the water.

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Astral Rosa Sandals
Reduce foot slippage with the ultimate flip-flop.  Sticky rubber on the outsole and footbed make this the ideal footwear for paddling, swimming or hiking.

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SEAL LINE Blocker Dry Sack
Organize and protect your extra clothing, water and snacks in this strong, fully welded seam construction dry sack.

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Immersion Research Zephyr Jacket
This light and breathable all-around paddle jacket is fully seam sealed.  It is versatile enough to wear kayak fishing or for a hard SUP workout in chilly weather.

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Outdoor Research Palisade Pants
Have these waterproof and fully seam taped pants in your dry bag in case the weather turns bad or the wind picks up.

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Platypus SoftBottle / Snack
This flexible, green designed bottle is a great source for hydration out on the water.  Finally, don’t forget to pack your favorite snack.

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Layering Advice for Summer Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding from Expert Staffer Heather

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