Sit-on-Top or Sit-In Kayak: How To Decide Which is Right for You

Sit in Kayak

If you love kayaking as much as I do, having your own boat means more freedom and opportunities to paddle. A kayak is a relatively expensive purchase though, and you want to be happy with what you buy. Unfortunately, no boat works for all conditions or all types of paddlers, and few people have the … Read more

Paddling Together: Should I Buy a Tandem Kayak or Canoe

Tandem Sea Kayak

Tandem kayaks and canoes are both excellent ways for two people to spend a day together on the water. With experienced paddlers, both types of boat can be incredibly fast and maneuverable. However, both have their advantages and disadvantages, and they work best in different environments. It’s important to consider how you intend to use … Read more

A Guide to Reeling Them In: Ten Tips for Mastering Kayak Fishing

Man Kayak Fishing

You’ve tricked out your fishing kayak and have your rod holders placed just right, but now it’s time to get out on the water. You’re well versed in fishing from a boat, but kayak fishing has a set of challenges all its own. These tips will help you master your kayak and bring you closer … Read more

Onyx Movement Dynamic Vest: The Best PFD for Kayakers

Personal Flotation Device

ONYX MoveVent Dynamic ReviewOur Rating 10 Out of 10 Lightweight PFD​Design Allows for Greater MovementMesh Back Helps Keep you CoolPrice: Buy From Amazon Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs): they can be uncomfortable, might restrict your movement, and are not always the most flattering. If local law permits it, some paddlers don’t wear one at all. But … Read more

Tips for Taking Your Canine Companion Kayaking

Dog in a Kayak

If you have searched for this article I already know you are a dog lover looking to grow your relationship with your favorite pooch. If you are looking for some simple suggestions on how to begin the process of incorporating your dog into a future water adventures in your kayak, you have come to the … Read more

A Guide to the Dangers of Kayaking and How to Avoid Them

Hypothermia

Kayaking can be a relaxing sport or a thrilling one, depending on whether you prefer to paddle through placid mountain lakes or harrowing white-water canyons. No matter where you paddle, though, it comes with a certain element of danger. But kayaking can be a very safe sport, and with just a little forethought, the dangers … Read more

So You Want to Start Kayaking?

Start Kayaking

You’re thinking about getting into kayaking, but aren’t sure what kind of investment it’s going to take. Am I in good enough shape? How much will it cost to start out? Do I need to book private lessons? It’s a lot bigger commitment than getting into a sport like jogging or cycling, but if it’s … Read more

7 Essential Saltwater Kayak Fishing Tips for Newbies

Essential Saltwater Kayak Fishing Tips

Fishing in saltwater isn’t all that different from freshwater, but the challenges of any fishing trip are magnified when you’re in the ocean. The weather, distance from the shore, and gear needed all make saltwater kayak fishing a bit more challenging, but with a few simple tips you should be out on the open water … Read more

How to Set Up Your Kayak for Fishing

Set Up Your Kayak for Fishing

Probably the biggest difference between fishing from a kayak versus a motorized boat (or the shore) is how much space you have. On a kayak, everything needs to be meticulously organized or it will turn into an unruly mess. There’s not much space to move around, so if gear isn’t in its proper place, it … Read more

Finding the Best Water Shoes for Kayaking

Best Water Shoes for Kayaking

Footwear, it’s probably one of the last things that you think about before a kayak trip, but when you’re out on the water, your shoes need to do everything – be waterproof, provide traction, and protect the soles of your feet from sharp rocks. Paddling with the wrong shoes is miserable, so your footwear can … Read more