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Articles by Luke Rovner

10 Tips For Paddling With A Group

Here's a list of ten tips that I found useful when paddling with different groups. Paddling group dynamics ar…

Tips for Cold Weather Paddling

This video’s going to be about cold water paddling. Might be one of the most important ones that I do. It's go…

6 Tips for Overcoming Fear while Kayaking

For this video I want to talk about six things that I like to try to do, in order to deal with and overcome fe…

Recreational Kayaks vs Sea Kayaks

A question I get very often is on different types of kayaks, the pros and cons of each type and why you should…

Kayaker Backyards EP.1 - Sumidero Canyon, Chiapas, Mexico

Follow the Kayak Hipster through the Sumidero Canyon in Mexico during his first episode in his new series Kaya…

VHF Radio Overview for Sea Kayakers

As paddlers, it's very important for us to be able to communicate with one another when we're out in water, bu…

Tags: kayaking, Safety, radio, technique

Sea Kayak Surfing Basics

I've been asked a lot of questions on a video I've done a while ago that was on the basics of kayak surfing.…

Tags: Video, Kayak, surfing, basics

Rolling In Strong Winds

Tags: Video, Kayak, rolling, wind

Pool Sessions vs. Real World Rolling

I strongly believe that pool sessions are excellent at practicing skills and learning new skills in a controll…

Tags: Video, Kayak, rolling, technique

How to Read a Nautical Chart

This video is about a couple of small, basic points on how to read a nautical chart. Just some stuff that when…

Tags: Video, maps, navigation, Kayak

Overview of the Kayak Balance Brace

Watch this video that demonstrates the usefulness of learning the balance brace. This brace is an integral par…

Tags: Video, Kayak, technique, rolling