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These are some of the major parts of a sit-inside kayak. A sit-on-top kayak will
be slightly different.
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Cockpit - Where you your legs go.
Stern - The rear of the kayak.
Bow - The front of the kayak.
Seat - Where you sit.
Deck - The top part of the kayak.
Grab Loop - Usually straps to grab the kayak. They may be in front, back, or both.
Foot Braces - Where your feet rest.
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