Sunscreen is strongly recommended. Also, a synthetic, lightweight and loose long sleeve garment can be helpful in protecting against sunburn. Polarized sunglasses with a securing device and a head covering, wide brimmed preferably, are strongly advised. Comfortable footwear that can get wet is optional.
The kayak manufacturer recommends a minimum weight of 110 pounds (50 Kilos.) and a maximum of 220 pounds (100 kilos.). Participants must be physically able to handle a kayak and be a comfortable in the water as a swimmer.