Can you add a drain plug to a kayak?
INSTALLATION OF A NEW DRAIN PLUG: Drill a hole in the desired location with a 1 inch drill bit. Lay the drain plug flange, with the drain plug in it, into the hole you have just drilled. Push hard until the plug fits firmly.
Do kayaks let in water?
Naturally, most sit on top kayaks collect a small amount of water while you paddle. This is a relatively normal process and should be expected when using this type of kayak. Even if you do purchase scupper plugs for your kayak, it’s best to paddle without them for the majority of the time.