Also known as a 'fuel saver', a cockpit cover significantly reduces wind drag caused by an open cockpit while transporting your kayak on the roof of your vehicle. It is also a waterproof cover for the cockpit against rain, preventing rainwater from collecting inside.
It also acts as a dust cover to keep your seat area free of dust and spiders if your kayak is not being used for a while. And, if you stash any gear, like your PFD and drybags inside your kayak during transit, it will keep them from getting blown out.
We recommend using a small carabiner to clip the grab handle to a strap on your kayak to prevent it being blown off while in transit.