Neoprene Emergency Hatch Cover is best used for 8 inch O.D. (outer dimension) round VCP rims. This is an emergency hatch cover only. It will never seal like your original rubber cover that fit like Tupperware. Carry as a spare in your emergency kit. When used as an emergency hatch cover it is best to finish your trip asap and replace with the proper rubber hatch cover; (see link below). Constructed with grippy rubber on the inside and neoprene fabric face on the outside. Recommended by sea kayak instructor coaches as safety gear. Note: Cover will be labeled Valley 8 in. Round Front.This emergency hatch cover will not fit 10 inch diameter hatch rim. Click here for a 10 inch option. Please make sure to view the linked information on this page.
- Hatch Rim Dimensions: 8 inch O.D. (outer dimension)
- Fits: Valley, Kajak Sport 20cm, Wilderness Systems (Cape Lookout too) and other round rims approximately 8 inches in diameter. Also fits the day hatch of the Dagger Apostle double hatch cover system (see Dagger links below).
- Shape: round
To see more Emergency covers view: Emergency Neoprene Hatch Covers. For detailed information on Double Hatch Covers view Kayak Hatch Replacement Options Part III.
Use this link to the Dagger Apostle Inner Fabric Stern Hatch. Use this link for the Dagger Apostle Bow Inner Fabric Hatch Cover.