When the lake starts to freeze over and snow blankets the access road, many paddlers call it a season and move on to winter activities. When you gaze out your frosty windows with a steaming mug of coffee, it may be discomforting to see your boat lying outside in neglect. The elements can be harsh on your craft, take care of it through the winter months and it will serve for many paddling seasons to come. The easiest way to take care of your canoe, kayak or standup paddleboard is proper winter storage.
Frontenac Outfitters knows a thing or two about caring for boats through Canadian winters. In this video, owner Zack Fiddis walks through options for storing your paddle craft over the cold months ahead.