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How to Choose a Kayak for Dogs

With all the options available, how do you pick the right kayak for you and your dog? Making this decision is not as easy as it sounds. To save you the trouble, we talk about what to look for and what kayak types to avoid. So read on. Can You Take Your Dog on a […]

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How to Choose a Kayak Knife

What do you even look for when buying a kayak knife? A knife is just a knife, right? Wrong!  Kayak knives come in different shapes, sizes, and designs to make them safe and convenient for kayak use. So here is what you should consider. 1. Handle Material This is not something that many people stop […]

How to Choose a Kayak GPS

Kayaking is super fun, but sometimes it’s hard to find your way. Monitoring your location offers guidance and keeps you on track. It sounds simple, but it could even save your life. So what factors should you consider when choosing a kayak GPS? Read on to find out: 1. Battery Life A GPS device with […]

How to Choose a Sea Kayak

So, what do you look for when buying a sea kayak? How do you determine that a kayak is right for you? Well, here are the factors to consider.  Build Quality The most common materials for making sea kayaks are polyethylene, fiberglass, carbon fiber, and sometimes wood. Each of them has its pros and cons. […]

How to Portage a Kayak

Portages are a less enjoyable part of kayaking. Nobody likes carrying a heavy kayak and gear, even over a short distance. It is tiring and frustrating. But kayak portage is not something you can avoid as a kayaker. While you don’t have to love it, you need to learn how to do it. So, here […]

How to Choose a Pedal Kayak

Like regular kayaks, pedal kayaks come in all shapes, sizes, and designs. Here is what you should consider when buying a pedal kayak. Build Quality The construction of a kayak determines its durability and weight. Manufacturers use different kinds of materials to make pedal-driven boats. Some of the most common ones include rotomolded plastic and […]

Calories Burned Kayaking

Are you looking for a fun activity that burns calories efficiently? You may want to consider kayaking. This sounds strange because when you think about weight loss, your mind goes to the gym. Or some other intense exercises. But going by the number of calories burned kayaking, it can make a great weight loss strategy. […]

What’s the Best Way to Store a Kayak

Before buying a kayak, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself. One of them is how you’re going to store it. The last thing you want is to have a huge kayak with nowhere to put it. Or worse, damage your kayak due to poor storage. There are many ways to store […]

What Size Kayak Do I Need?

The idea of getting a new kayak is exciting. But you can’t just pick the first one you come across. You see, the right kayak size makes a huge difference while out in the water. Not only does it enhance comfort, but it also promotes safety. You want to be able to control your boat […]

16 Types of Kayaks: Their Differences, Pros and Cons

Kayaking is arguably the best watersport. It opens up a whole new world of adventures for paddlers. You can kayak over the most dangerous waterfalls or enjoy a relaxed trip with your dog.  For all the various activities, there are specific types of kayaks. And getting the one that suits you is not always easy. […]

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25 Kayak Fishing Tips – Become A Pro Angler Today

Everyone seems to be ditching their motorboat for a kayak for fishing. Who wouldn’t want to access some of the best hidden honey holes?  Kayak angling, though relatively easy, can be challenging when starting out. If you are a beginner, here are some essential kayak fishing tips to make sure you don’t go back home […]

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How to Choose a Kayak for Beginners

The thought of becoming a kayaker is exciting. Just think of the fun you will have with your friends and family on the water. Not to mention the peace and health benefits that come with it. Before you actually get to it, you have to buy a kayak– obviously. This is not a decision that […]

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Kayaking 101 – How to Paddle a Kayak

From a distance, paddling a kayak may seem simple. Although it cannot be considered difficult, every beginner has a lot to learn. There is a specific way to position yourself and hold your kayak paddle. This helps you use the right paddling technique. Besides, you need to know how to get into the craft when […]

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Kayak vs. Canoe – the Pros and Cons of Each

The kayak and the canoe are similar in many ways. Yet, there is some kind of unspoken rivalry between the enthusiasts of these two sports. Both sides consider their sport to be superior. This rivalry is nothing serious. But it can cause confusion for someone looking to choose between the two. Instead of listening to […]

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All You Need to Know About Kayak Safety

Kayaking in the United Sates has grown at a rate of 272% over the past nine years. This is according to a report by the American Canoe Association (ACA). Unfortunately, as fun as this fast growing sport is, accidents still happen. While fatalities are not common, all it takes is one mistake. What was supposed […]

Health Benefits of Kayaking

4 Health Benefits of Kayaking You May Not Be Aware Of

What could you possibly gain from sitting in your kayak and paddling around? Kayaking has been around for thousands of years. It was and is still used for different activities such as hunting and exploring. Rarely is it thought of as a form of exercise. How often have you heard someone say they are going […]