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Articles by Luke Rovner

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

I got the chance to play in some rough conditions out on Long Island near Democrat Point (NY), along with Chri…

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

Greenland Paddle vs. Euro Blade

What's the differences between Greenland style paddles and the Euro blade? Pros and cons, what's better, what'…

Tags: Video, Kayak, Paddles, greenland