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Sealect Performance Kayak Hatches

Sealect Performance Kayak Hatches


SEA-LECT Designs line of Performance Hatch Covers are molded in advanced materials that offer a unique combination of increased waterproofing, durability and ease of installation over other hatches on the market. Using a lightweight polymer that’s buoyant, these hatches provide ultimate versatility with a smooth satin finish, whether you’re creating a new storage compartment, or simply replacing a worn-out lid.

Performance Style SeaLect Kayak Hatch Covers and Rings
8 inch round
(fits standard Valley round hatch)
K746189 - cover + ring
K746180 - cover only
10 inch round
(fits standard Kajak Sport 24cm round hatch)
K746209 - cover + ring
K746200 - cover only
17-5/8" x 12-7/8" oval
(fits Kajak Sport 42/30 Oval
K745269 - cover + ring
K745260 - cover only
17-1/4" x 10" oval
(fits Valley Oval)
K745279 - cover + ring
K745270 - cover only
For replacements or new boat construction

Item# Item Name Our Price Qty Add
K746189-1 K746189-8" round cover + ring
K746180-1 K746180-8" round cover only
K746209-1 K746209-10" round cover + ring
K746200-1 K746200-10" round cover only
K745269-1 K745269-Large oval cover + ring
K745260-1 K745260-Large oval cover only
K745279-1 K745279-Small oval cover + ring
K745270-1 K745270-Small oval cover only
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Not sure which hatch fits your production boat? Click here for a partial list of manufacturers and hatch part numbers.

Part# Outside edge of raised mounting ring Max Size * Minimum Inside Clearance
8" 9-3/8" 7-1/2"
10" 11-1/16" 9-1/2"
17-1/4" x 10" 18-1/2" x 11-1/8" 16-1/4" x 9"
17-5/8" x 12-7/8" 18-1/2" x 13-5/8" 16-1/2" x 11-3/4"

Give your Kayak that professional look with these hatch covers. Each consists of two parts: a rigid flange ring that mounts to the deck of your boat, and a softer "rubbery" cover that closes to a water tight fit.

All these hatches have 1/8" thick flanges with about 1/4" of space between the top of the flange and the bottom of the cover.

Note: Each cover has a tab with two holes to attach a lanyard, but no lanyard is included.


8" Round - 1 lb - 1 oz
10" Round - 1 lb 4 oz
Small Oval - 2 lbs 9 oz
Large Oval - 3 lbs

Here is the Sea-Lect boilerplate:

Ensure your valuables remain safe, secure, and dry below deck with SEA-LECT Designs kayak hatches, which stand up to the test of time and conditions.

What makes SEA-LECT Designs hatches stand out:

  • Our hatches are made of injection-molded polycarbonate and high-grade rubber for strength and durability. Special UV protection shields against sun damage, and all hatches are sealed with TPU, which provides superior resistance to impact, abrasions and tears regardless of the conditions and weather.
  • Dome-shaped hatches allow water to siphon off while providing extra room below.
  • Snap-on, snap-off design fits snugly, yet provides easy acces

More from Sea-Lect about sizes:

Will Our Hatches Fit Your Kayak?

Here at SEA-LECT Designs, we manufacture hatches designed to fit the most popular kayak hatch sizes, or the sizes that are often associated with hatches manufactured by Kajak Sport and/or Valley Sea Kayaks. If you boat does not have a hatch designed in these measurement, unfortunately you will need to contact your kayaks original manufacturer to see about a replacement.


1) Confirm your hatch attaches with an aftermarket, bolt-on and/or glue-on, mounting rim.

The mounting rim is the single most crucial part to ensuring a watertight seal – it provides standardization in sizing. In many instance, especially in the case of many plastic boats, the mounting rim is a molded-in section of the boat, interacting as a single piece with the hull. If this is the case, we’re sorry to say that more often than not our hatches won’t provide a good seal since the lip on these rims are usually too rounded to ‘click’ into place.

2) If you have a bolt-on and/or glue-on rim, find the measurements for the outside of the rim’s lip.

In the hatch descriptions below, we provide the essential measurement to determine if our hatches will fit your boat – simply measure to the outside of the rims lip, and compare (please note, the lip is the portion of the rim that sticks above the kayak, not the area that attaches to the kayak – the rims lip will be slightly narrower than the overall length/width of the hatch).

* Excludes tab



Just received the hatches and I am absolutely pumped! The 9x17 hatch is awesome! I wasn't expecting it to be so high quality with the rigid center and rubberized outer edge. I wish it was predrilled, but I can operate a drill... Thanks for offering great products at a great price!

Dan St. Gean

Here is the small, oval hatch installed on one of the amas of
Dan's boat at the 2009 Texas200