Balancing in a kayak can be difficult at times, despite using the most stable of boats. One of the last things we want to do is fall off our sit-on kayak or capsize and submerge ourselves in a sit-in kayak. Fortunately, there are a few ways to ensure we improveRead More →

The advice to those who want to start fishing from their kayak is to bring a rod the next time you go paddling. There is truth to this! In order to get started, you really don’t need a lot. Aside from a way to carry your rod on the kayakRead More →

The fear of capsizing in the middle of open water can scare us to death, especially if you are using a sit-in kayak. How do you get out of your boat and swim for the top while submerged under water? To find yourself in a paddling situation outside of yourRead More →

There are several types of kayaks with each their own purpose. This design for the maximum utility to serve the purpose changes the appearance and size of the kayak. Let’s take a closer look at what each kayak type does and their typical dimensions to fit their job description. DifferentRead More →

There are three main categories of materials used for constructing kayaks: Polyethylene (plastic), Composite (blend of several ingredients), and Wood. Let’s take a closer look at what each does, the good traits about each and the bad traits as well. Types of Kayak Materials Polyethylene Polyethylene, also known as plastic,Read More →

Kayaking, as innocent as it can appear, makes use of many muscles. Unlike weight lifting, you are not isolating and targeting muscles. Although it appears emphasis is on the upper body and arm strength, we can be surprised to know the bottom half of the body is also contributing toRead More →

Great moments can be shared on tandem kayaks. We will review the best sit-on-top tandem kayaks on the market. Sit-on-top tandems come in different designs and features. Many have a spacious deck design for paddlers to sit comfortably on. We look at both recreational, inflatable, and angler fishing kayaks. HereRead More →

In short: It can absolutely be. For an hour of touring in open water, you may paddle 500 strokes. For the more serious paddlers, it can be more or less with an emphasis on distance per stroke. Depending on the type of water, you can be paddling to move onlyRead More →