NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover

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Whether you are traveling or storing your kayak, the NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover is a great way to keep out the elements and critters.
  • 4-mm neoprene is waterproof and extremely durable, able to keep out unfriendly critters as well as windborne and falling debris during storage.
  • A rugged shock cord along with a rubberized inner deck coating grips the kayak combing from the inside, resisting slippage and giving you a secure way to keep your gear and the inside of your boat dry while traveling.
  • Stretchy nylon outer covering makes it easier to get on and off while looking pretty sleek as well.

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Deck Material: 4-mm Neoprene
Rand Type: Shock cord
Grab Loop: Nylon handle
Features:
  • Rubberized inner deck coating
Deck Length Width
S 28"-32.5" 15.5"-19"
M 31"-34.5" 17"-20.5"
L 34"-37.5" 19"-22"
Cockpit Cover Sizing

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Whether you are traveling or storing your kayak, the NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover is a great way to keep out the elements and critters.

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To prevent water leakage and implosion, you want a neoprene-deck sprayskirt to fit tight to your kayak cockpit coaming. However, if it's so tight, you have trouble getting it on the rim or pulling it off in an emergency. In this video, we show you how to stretch the skirt a bit.

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  • NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover

    Q:

    Will the Large work on an LL XP10? Cockpit dimensions are 36"L x 21.5"W. It appears this product might be a half inch too short in length but I thought someone might have been able to get this to work (it's stretchy, right?).
    Asked on 2/15/2014 by Michael

    2 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      It will work great!

      Answered on 2/15/2014 by Joe from Ferndale, WA
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I don't think so. It is pretty tight on my Liquid Logic Remix 69 and that has a smaller cockpit.
      Sent from my iPhone

      Answered on 2/15/2014 by Whitewater Will from Attleboro,MA
  • NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover

    Q:

    Where is the cover made?
    Asked on 9/13/2013 by Casey

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      It's made in China.

      Answered on 9/23/2013 by Blue Boy from Lansing, MI
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I think it was made in Taiwan? The quality is decent, but I would recommend
      a Snapdragon cover over the NRS. I have 4 sea kayaks - I have the 1 NRS
      cockpit cover and 3 Snap Dragons. The Snapdragon covers are higher
      quality.Make sure to size your cover properly!
      Hope this helps.
      Happy Paddling!
      Greg

      Answered on 9/13/2013 by Arvidrocks from NorCal
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      It's made in Asia, Casey.

      Answered on 9/13/2013 by Clyde from NRS
  • NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover

    Q:

    We will be traveling a long distance on I95,75-80 MPH. will this cover stay secured at high speed?
    Asked on 1/19/2013 by Jay from Rhinebeck NY

    12 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      It has worked fine for me but just to be sure, I tie off the pull loop.
      Sent from my iPad

      Answered on 1/20/2013 by Highlander from Milford CT
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      It always has for me. Sometimes, as an extra precaution, I put my web tie
      down strap through the loop. As an aside, it is a very tight cover that
      requires some strength and finesse to get on.

      Answered on 1/19/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I usually don't drive more than 75 mph but have never had any problems with the cover coming off. I do run a strap though though loop as a precaution.

      Answered on 1/20/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Depends on boat, how you have things tied down, the amount of heavy truck traffic and wind direction. It will stay on in most instances. I put a belly band around the kayak and cockpit cover when I use the cockpit cover. The belly band is a 6ft strap and I can use the strap as a grab point when I am heave-hoing boats.

      Answered on 1/20/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      We've had very good luck with this cover. Been to Maine and back , to
      Cleveland and back, several times. Speeds to 80 miles per hour. Absolutely
      no problems.
      For us the cover is very tight and absolutely waterproof. It is a little
      tough to get it on and off.
      Highly recommended.

      Answered on 1/20/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      as long as it is the correct size. we drove to maryland with ours at 75 mph no problem. i paddle a jackson allstar 07'.deck cover stayed on and kept the rain out. you would have to exceed 100mph to lose it. or better said you will tear the boat off the rack long b4 the deck cover. five star product.

      Answered on 1/20/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I have traveled at speeds of about 65-70 on highways (mostly 2hrs or less each way) and never had a problem with this cover. It fits VERY snugly.
      Hope this helps.

      Answered on 1/20/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Yes,I do believe it will stay secured. But as always you have to use common sense. If your boat cockpit is such that you can pull this cover off with your pinky then the answer is no. I had to use some muscle getting this on and off my kayak. (Perception Dancer XT and Mirage) I hope this helps.
      Sent from my iPhone

      Answered on 1/21/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Sorry, I can't help you. I had to return that cover(s) because it would not fit over our cockpit(s). NRS exchanged them for us and the new mesh ones that I replaced them with work fine. They do well at 75-80mph. Wish i could be of more help.

      Answered on 1/21/2013 by Rick from Tulsa, OK
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I have made 300+ mile trips with this cover on a Piranha Burn. The kayak
      was on Yakima Hully Rollers on the back and Mako Aero Saddles on the
      front.
      Speed was 70 mph most of the time. There were a few times I reached 80 mph
      for less than a minute. It has always stayed secured. I have no doubt that
      the cover would stay even at a constant speed of 80 mph. Never heard it
      flapping or making any strange noise.
      As a side note, the reason I limit vehicle speed is not the cover, but the
      rack. I don't like to strain the rack nor the attachment points on the
      vehicle. In any case, I always tie a cord between one of the kayak's
      handles and the cover's release strap, so I don't loose it in case
      something unusual happens.
      Hope this helps.
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      Answered on 1/21/2013 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      As long as the cover fits snugly on the cockpit, it should be fine.

      Answered on 1/21/2013 by Clyde from NRS
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I have used it on a sea kayak carried at freeway speeds no problem.
      Sent from my iPhone

      Answered on 1/19/2013 by slacker from seattle
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NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover
 
4.4

(based on 29 reviews)

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    (15)

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    (13)

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Tight seams (17)
  • Waterproof (16)
  • Easy to attach (12)
  • Breathable (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Sizing:
        • Feels too small

           

          Feels true to size

           

          77% 

          (20 reviews)

          Feels too large

           
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Advanced (9), Casual/ recreational (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (28)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Excellent Quality, Great Value

      I use the cover when storing my kayak (keeps cockpit dry and keeps critters out). It is also great when camping too, basically turns the cockpit into an overnight storage hatch. The...Read complete review

      I use the cover when storing my kayak (keeps cockpit dry and keeps critters out). It is also great when camping too, basically turns the cockpit into an overnight storage hatch. The cover has a snug fit and definately keeps water out.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      You need 4 hands to put it on

      As usual, service and delivery were excellent. I returned the item with a replacement request for a different item. The new item was sent, very promptly, without question. Although I can't recommend...Read complete review

      As usual, service and delivery were excellent. I returned the item with a replacement request for a different item. The new item was sent, very promptly, without question. Although I can't recommend this product, I do recommend NRS, NRS rules!

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      5.0

      Best cockpit cover ever!

      By Bee Man

      from Pittsburgh Pa

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover:

            Added a carabiner to add security just in case the cover got dislodge.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Extremely Tight Fit

            By Benjanda

            from Southeastern Massachusetts

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Waterproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover:

                Measured cockpit and bought a Medium. It should have fit. Impossible to get on. Exchanged for a large. Three men and a boy finally got it on. Quality very good, but buy much larger size than you need based on advertised dimensions.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels too small
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                The way to go

                By Moxiemeister

                from WV

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Attach
                • No Pooling Of Water
                • Tight Seams
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover:

                    After trying multiple nylon covers that all weather quickly and leak under pooled water, it is a joy to have this awesome cover. After a year of use, it looks as good as new. The boat stays dry. No more beach ball in the cockpit to prop up a saggy cover.

                    I used a size medium based on the sizing chart. The fit is perfect. I have these on my Necky touring boats which have smaller cockpits than most sea kayaks. As a reference, I have used size large whitewater skirts on these boats, which fit well.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent product

                    By salucas2000

                    from Seattle

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Attach
                    • Tight Seams
                    • Waterproof

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover:

                        Built to last. The construction is industrial strength. Very nice fit. Great buy.

                        • Sizing:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        4.0

                        did just what I needed it to

                        By Midd

                        from central New York

                        About Me Advanced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Attach

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about NRS Neoprene Cockpit Cover:

                            this is great for storage and transport. it does just what it is supposed to, keep objects in and water, wind out of the cockpit. it did get some water in it when left out in a rainstorm with the boat upside down but not really a problem.

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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