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  • Meg McCall

Kayak Paddle Holders: Which Is the Best One for You?

If you’re a kayak enthusiast, then the world is your oyster. Once you’ve made the two most important buying decisions -- what type of kayak (sit inside kayak vs sit on top, touring or angling, etc.) and what kind of paddle you’ll use -- there are literally hundreds of kayak accessories available to tinker with and explore. Dry bags, rod holders, kayak carts, wind sails, PFDs, bilge pumps, paddle leashes, oar holders, outriggers. The list goes on and on.

With so many fun gadgets to choose from, it’s hard to know which ones are genuinely necessary and which models function the best. We can’t cover all that territory in a single article, but we will delve into one of those accessories: kayak paddle holders.

But first, a definition.

Kayak Paddle Holders: A Tale of Two Types


YakGear Deck Mount Paddle Clip
YakAttack RotoGrip Paddle Holder

When most people think about a kayak paddle holder, they think of a clip, bungee cord or other small device that allows them to