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Top 11 Kayaking Tips from 2018

Whether you were new to paddling in 2018 or you're an experienced paddler, you can never stop learning. Ever…

Capsize Recovery - Rolling

Performing a “bombproof” roll is probably at the pinnacle of kayaking skills. From ancient recovery maneuv…

Our height and weight when choosing a kayak

Every kayak is different just like how every human is different. Some kayaks work for people and not for oth…

Capsized Kayaker Assists

Assisting a capsized paddler to get back upright into a stable, water-free boat is the main purpose of a v…

Bracing Stokes

Bracing provides support while leaning your kayak: 1) more aggressive boat handling during turns; and 2) i…

Discussing the Forward Stroke

So, what are our goals with paddling? First I want to thank everybody for all the fantastic feedback and al…

Loading/Unloading Your Boat

From a safety standpoint, sustaining injury to loaders or damage to your boat/vehicle are major critical c…

Primary/Secondary Stability

The “stability” of a kayak refers to two distinct and inter-related aspects of how steady/stable the kayak…

Proper Sea Kayaking Technique

One of the great things about kayaking, is that almost anyone can do it. But it's still important to develop…