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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…

Paddling the North Channel

10 incoming Calvin College students had no idea what to expect when they signed up for an 8-day sea kayaki…

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…