The Basic Kayaking Strokes Explained

Paddling a kayak can be condensed down very easily. While there are dozens of different paddle strokes for special purposes, you really only need to learn four, at first, anyway.  Just keep in mind what you will need the kayak to do. First, you’ll want it to go forward in a straight line. Next, you … Read more

The Essential Kayaking Accessories

When a new paddler decides to enter the sport of kayaking, they are often faced with a mind boggling myriad of kayak accessories from a large number of suppliers such as paddles, personal flotation devices (PFD’s), spray skirts, cockpit covers, dry tops, dry pants, dry suites, foot ware, ect. Thus, it can seem like there … Read more

Kayak Classifications: Whitewater, Recreational, Day Touring

You can do anything with a kayak that you could in most any other boat, as far as sporting purposes are concerned. Whatever you want to do, there is a kayak that can handle that particular purpose, whether it is diving, harvesting wild rice, hunting beavers, nutria or waterfowl, touring up a long river to … Read more

Types of Kayaks

When deciding on what type of kayak to buy, especially if it is your first, it helps to know a little about what types are available. Some are better suited to specific purposes. You need to decide what you are going to use your kayak for, and where.  Do you plan to do mostly rivers … Read more

We Tested The 5 Best Sit-on-Top Kayaks

I know we’re biased here, but, in our opinion, kayaking is one of the greatest watersports around. It’s good for your body, good for your mind, and good for the environment too. But, most importantly, it’s also very accessible. While kayaking is a genuine sport, it’s also something that almost anyone can do. You don’t … Read more

5 Best Tandem Kayaks To Paddle With Friends

Some water-based adventures are better with two! And while there is nothing to stop you going out with a group of paddlers for company, each person in their own personal watercraft, a set up that allows two people to sit in the same boat is often preferable. If you are into kayaks, that means you … Read more

Quest For The Best Fishing Kayak of 2020

Fishing kayaks are watercraft designed specifically for open water fishing. They provide a very easy, economical way to gain access to fishing waters that might otherwise be impossible to reach. They can be used on the sea, in slow-moving rivers, on inland lakes, and on reservoirs. Compared to regular fishing boats, fishing kayaks are cheap, … Read more

Canoe vs kayak: What’s The Difference?

Exercise and physical activity are good for everybody’s body! Getting up, out, and moving will have a positive effect on virtually every aspect of your health, including your brain and mood. Physical activity is also linked to increased longevity. There are lots of different activities you can pursue but, in our opinion at least, getting … Read more