your paddlesports destination

Capsize Recovery

Camping & Survival

News

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 …

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

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

Wet Exit and Confidence in Whitewater

In my opinion, the wet exit is the important overlooked skill in kayaking because it can really help people …

Tags: Video, kayaking, wet exit, technique, whitewater

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

Paddle Float Re-enter & Roll Kayak Rescue

So when we're working towards the ultimate self-rescue, the re-enter and roll, we can use a paddle float as a …

Tags: Video, Kayak, re-enter, technique, Safety

What Happens If I Flip?

Paddlers often say that we're all "between swims." Flipping is always a possibility, and if you end up in th…

Tags: Video, Kayak, capsize, re-enter

Scoop Rescue

I hope this never happens to you, but there may come a time when you have a paddler in the water that is incap…

Tags: Kayak, rescue, technique

The Hand of God Rescue

The Hand of God is a really cool rescue technique for experienced leaders or teachers dealing with beginner or…

Tags: Video, Safety