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The Kayalu NavBeam is a ruggedized bright-white LED headlight for a kayak, canoe, inflatable or other small watercraft, integrated with a standard RAM Mounts ball for attachment to any RAM-compatible mount. The NavBeam is no ordinary LED flashlight, it's actually a submersible light capable of operating in fog, rain, ice and sleet — even at 1000 feet (300 m) below sea level.

The NavBeam is available in two models, the LE and the XL (this unit). The NavBeam LE is a dual-purpose light having a narrow beam and also serving as a 360° light when aimed skyward. The NavBeam XL is a brighter headlight, having a reflector that directs all light forward. The NavBeam LE has a single LED and the NavBeam XL is available with either 2 or 4 LEDs. This unit is a NavBeam XL with 4-LEDs.

The NavBeam is invaluable for navigating extremely dark areas while avoiding rocks, tree branches and other obstructions. The NavBeam can be directed to find a lost lure in a tree branch, or to illuminate equipment on deck. The NavBeam is easily capable of being trained on incoming watercraft as a signal to avoid collision long before an incident.

This NavBeam XL model is bolted to a RAM Mounts ball mount, providing compatibility with any standard RAM Mounts assembly including any Kayalu ParkerMount™, nClamp™ clamping mount, Kayalu locking suction mount, or any other base or coupler that can accept a RAM Mounts 1" ball.

Marine Grade Construction

The NavBeam XL (Model# KLA-5042) sports a Tektite Trek 4 light featuring two bright white LEDs, 40+ hours of service at full intensity and 160+ hours of usable light on a single set of batteries. Its LED life is rated to 10,000 hours of service. Batteries (included) are easily replaced without having to remove the light from the NavBeam XL mount.

The NavBeam XL is secured to its RAM Mounts ball using our custom, black oxide steel hardware. The light has an opaque rubber baffle that can be removed in the event that the light needs to be used for 360° visibility.

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KLA-5042 NavBeam XL (4-LED)

The KLA-5042 ships completely assembled.

Tektite Trek 4 (included)
Switch: Twist On/Off
Depth Rating: 1,000 feet (300 m)
Lamp: Bright White LED
Lamp Life: 10,000+ hours
Burn Time: 20+ hours at full intensity
plus 80+ hours usable light
Batteries: 3 AA Alkaline (included)
Materials: ABS and LEXAN
U.S. Patent #6,168,288

RAM Mount Components (included)
Material: High Strength Composite

Accessories (included)
Tektite bolt: marine-grade black oxide stainless

For more information about the NavBeam™ XL (4-LED) Headlight with RAM Mounts Ball read Product Details.

  • Model: KLA-5042