Knowledge & Know-How

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Is Kayaking Dangerous? 13 Real Kayak Dangers & How To Avoid Them

I’ve noticed that people – especially beginner kayakers – tend to have many safety-related misconceptions about kayaking. Some don’t give potential risks a second thought. And on the flip side, some will freak out about things that aren’t even real, actual threats. If you’re among those wondering is kayaking dangerous, … Read more

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Kayak Material Explained: What Are Kayaks Made Of?

Kayaks can vary in terms of performance, durability, weight, price tag, and, last but not least, attractiveness. And it’s the materials used in the kayak’s construction and the manufacturing processes that contribute to those differences. So, if you’re ready for a new kayak, the first question you should be asking … Read more

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Paddle Vs Oar: The Difference Between Oar And Paddle Explained

If you’re having some trouble distinguishing between paddles and oars, trust me, you’re not alone – many people make the same mistake. There’s a lot of confusion about the matter among novice kayakers. And the fact that a good portion of the paddling community still uses the two terms interchangeably … Read more

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Kayak Crabbing Tips: Your Guide To Crabbing From A Kayak

If you’re a kayaker whose no stranger to launching your ‘yak and setting out on a fishing adventure, there’s a pretty good chance you’d enjoy kayak crabbing, too. It’s fun, easy, and oh-so-exciting – and at times, it can feel like a downsized version of your favorite Deadliest Catch episode. … Read more

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Kayak Wars – Inflatable Vs. Hard Kayak Comparison

I hate to break it to you, but buying your first kayak is not going to be as simple as you hoped it would be.  There’s a lot to consider, starting with the most basic but oh-so-important choice – inflatable vs. hard kayak. That wouldn’t have been up for debate … Read more

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How To Carry A Kayak: Portage Rules You Must Follow

Keep paddling for long enough, and you’re going to – well, run out of water. It’s one of those inevitable things – a necessary evil, as some would put it – meaning you’ll have to learn how to carry a kayak eventually. And to be quite frank now is as … Read more