Best Places to Buy Kayaks

The Best Places to Buy Kayaks

Kayaks are an ancient construct invented more than 4000 years ago by the tribes of Arctic North America for hunting. It remained an obscure activity and was sidelined as a sport until the 1970s, where it became a popular sport among the mainstream.  Whether you love kayaking as a professional sport, or you love to adventure in the great outdoors and feel like a part of nature, or you simply like to lay back in a kayak and drink in the wonderful views, then this article is for you. To truly and genuinely enjoy your kayaking outings, you need your …

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How to Increase the Weight Capacity of a Kayak

How to Increase the Weight Capacity of a Kayak

When one comes to buy a kayak, there are several factors to consider. One of those is usually its weight capacity; yet, things change, and sometimes you initially purchase the suitable weight capacity but later find out that you need to increase it. For instance, by time, the weight capacity can become not within your weight range, or your gear’s weight plus yours exceeds the kayak’s weight capacity. In such cases, the question of whether it’s possible to increase the weight capacity of your kayak comes to mind. That’s precisely the question that we answer in this article. A Snippet …

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How to Kayak without Knowing How to Swim

How to Kayak without Knowing How to Swim

The thought of being in the water can be quite stressful, especially for non-swimmers. Many expert kayakers will talk to you about how scary it was at first and how they were too close to quitting. The good news is, you can still learn how to kayak even if you don’t know how to swim; you just have to be determined. In this article, we’ll go through some great tips that are extremely helpful for beginners who can’t conquer the fear of falling from their kayaks, so make sure to check them out! Kayaking for Non-Swimmers We understand how dangerous …

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Boat Gets Swamped Far From Shore

What To Do When Swamped Far From Shore

Boating is one of the most fun activities that you can do. As human beings, we’re naturally drawn to the blue; it makes us calmer and happier. The fact that we all love it means that it can be a chance to enjoy the company of fellow boat lovers. Plus, you get a lot of exercising, fresh air, and sunshine, which is good for you both mentally and physically, especially at times like these when we’re all glued to our desks. Of course, boaters take a lot of training before they start their adventures. Nonetheless, the elements are unpredictable, and …

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How to Paddle a Kayak

How to Paddle a Kayak

The best part about kayaking is that you can enjoy the beauty of nature around you. Whether you’re kayaking for fun, as a practice, or to fish, you should learn how to be in full control of your kayak and know how to direct it to the spot you intend to go.  Also, you can always use one or two paddling techniques, but before we get to this part, let’s take a look at some of the basics that will get you by whenever you’re in the water. Understanding Paddling Basics Paddling is quite simple. It shouldn’t be long before …

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What to Wear Kayaking

What to Wear Kayaking?

Layering can be quite restricting while kayaking, well, not if you know how to do it right, but since you made it to this article, you’re probably not having the best time with it. Moreover, there are some items that you should ALWAYS have on you whenever you’re out in the water, regardless of any circumstance. It might sound all mysterious at this point, but don’t worry, we’ve been there, done that, and we know how to get you ready for the best kayaking experience, so let’s dive in! What to Wear Kayaking? Kayaking isn’t much different from any other …

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How to Store a Kayak in a Garage

How to Store a Kayak in a Garage

Learning how to properly store your kayak is something that no kayaker can keep running from, especially during rainy winter days when you can’t leave it outside.  Because kayaks are too large to store in your bedroom, it only makes sense to keep them in your garage. Are you wondering how to store it the right way? I’ve been a kayaker for over seven years now; thus, I know every possible way to do it. Let me walk you through it step by step and help get it right from the first trial. How to Store a Kayak in a …

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How To Tie Down A Kayak Without A Roof Rack

How to Tie Down a Kayak Without a Roof Rack

If you’re having a hard time finding a rack that fits the roof of your vehicle, then finding an alternative method to transport your kayak is your best shot.  Even if you’re planning to buy a rack soon, you’ll still need an easy way to transport your kayak for the time being.  We understand how tricky it can be, especially with the fear that you might end up breaking your vessel or the roof of your car, but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!  Check out this easy guide on how you can secure your kayak on the roof of …

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How to Kayak with a Dog

How to Kayak with a Dog

There are many activities to do with your dog, such as going on runs and having some refreshing walks. But what if I told you that your loyal friend could also be there with you on your kayak!  Most dogs will love to be with you wherever you are. Plus, the new and different smells and sights around them will also be enjoyable for your dog. However, before you venture into it, you should be prepared, and that’s why I’ve compiled the best tips you should know before kayaking with your dog. 5 Tips on How to Kayak with a …

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How to Get in and Out Of a Kayak?

How to Get in and Out Of a Kayak?

Kayaking is an exciting activity that many people are looking forward to trying out someday. However, the technicalities that they need to master is what’s stopping them from going on such trips. Getting in or out of a kayak isn’t easy, especially for beginners, because you need to find stability to attain your balance while climbing in or out. With a lot of practice and willingness, you’ll be kayaking like a pro in no time. In this article, we’ll give the best tips and tricks to help you get in and out of your kayak seamlessly, whether from a dock, …

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