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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

Kayak Drop In Fail

In case you needed to know how to NOT launch a kayak, this is a perfect example.. Warning: Near the end of …

Kai Lenny, 7X world SUP champion, and the Coast Guard promote water safety

Always use precaution when paddling or doing any water sports. Kai Lenny repeats the importance of water safet…

Tags: Water Safety, PSA, SUP

Proper Positioning in Your Kayak

To get the best performance from the boat, we need certain things to be in place, and these foundations are ve…

Tags: Video, Kayak, basics

Rescuing a Swamped Recreational Kayak

Hi. This is Mitch with Coastal Kayak in Fenwick Island, Delaware and today I’m going to demonstrate to you…

Tags: Video, Kayak, capsize, rescue, technique

A Pole-Dancing Primer

No, this isn't what you're thinking. But "pole dancing" - using a pole rather than a paddle to dance through s…

Tags: In The Sameboat, poling, upstream

Towing Canoes

What do you do if your canoe trip begins or ends with a long open water crossing? You can paddle the big water…

Tags: Canoe, transport, towing

Tandem Canoe Back Ferry

Well, on a canoe trip, when your canoe is loaded with all the gear, it is about as maneuverable as a freight t…

Tags: Video, Canoe, technique

Greenland Storm Roll

A: Set up by holding the paddle on the left side of the boat with the paddle extended forward. Place your righ…

Tags: Video, Kayak, greenland, rolling, technique