Step 11. Seal the screws and edge of the hatch cover
How do you reseal a kayak?
We recommend following these steps:
- Clean the area with soap and water and let it dry.
- Leave the old sealant in place unless it’s pulling away from the boat or bulkhead.
- Lay down a thin bead of sealant.
- Smooth with a gloved finger.
How do you measure a kayak hatch?
Sizing. Kayak hatches are measured by their diameter, but there are round hatches and oval hatches. For round hatches, it doesn’t really matter the direction in which you measure the diameter because you are going to get the same measurement all the way around.