Sit-in vs Sit-on Kayak – Which Is Best for You?

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Sit-on kayaks are great for fishing, diving, and recreational use as they’re stable and hard to capsize. Sit-in kayaks are faster and more efficient to paddle, making them a better option for touring. They’re also … Read more

How To Get In and Out of a Kayak

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One of the most intimidating things about starting kayaking is figuring out how to get in and out of your kayak. Even the most experienced kayakers have fallen on their faces at some point—literally or … Read more

Kayak Paddle Length Guide: All You Need To Know

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Oftentimes, when you purchase a kayak, there may be an included paddle. But as any experienced kayaker will tell you, sometimes it’s best to do a bit more digging to make sure that the paddle … Read more

How Much Wind Is Too Much for Kayaking?

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Recreational kayakers should be safe in wind speeds up to 10 knots (12 mph). Winds above 17 knots (19 mph) are generally too strong for kayaking and should only be tackled by experienced paddlers. If … Read more

How To Stay Dry in a Sit-on-Top Kayak

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You can stay dry in a sit-on-top kayak by raising your seat, wearing the right clothing, using scupper plugs, and stopping water from splashing into the kayak. You may also want to avoid going out … Read more

Do Alligators Attack Kayaks? – Alligator Safety 101

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While alligators can attack your kayak, the reality is they probably won’t. Alligators are extremely powerful creatures but will only attack if they feel threatened or if they see you as food. Luckily, kayakers are … Read more

How to Portage a Kayak

Portages are a less enjoyable part of kayaking. Nobody likes carrying a heavy kayak and gear, even over a short distance. It is tiring and frustrating. But kayak portage is not something you can avoid … Read more

Calories Burned Kayaking

Are you looking for a fun activity that burns calories efficiently? You may want to consider kayaking. This sounds strange because when you think about weight loss, your mind goes to the gym. Or some … Read more

What Size Kayak Do I Need?

The idea of getting a new kayak is exciting. But you can’t just pick the first one you come across. You see, the right kayak size makes a huge difference while out in the water. … Read more

How to Paddle a Kayak

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From a distance, paddling a kayak may seem simple. Although it cannot be considered difficult, every beginner has a lot to learn. There is a specific way to position yourself and hold your kayak paddle. … Read more