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Best Starter Kayaks under $300 (2017)

The first thing you should realize is that there is large quality gap between kayaks under $200-$300 and kayaks around $500. Consider the possibility buying a used kayak (How to buy a used kayak).It can be risky but if you know ...
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Best Kayaks under $500 (2017)

In my opinon kayaks around the $400-$700 range is where you can the “best bang for your buck.” Most people aren’t kayaking multiple times a week where the value of a $1000 kayak starts to show. Conversely, most people don’t ...
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How to Use a Throw Rope

If you’re going to go kayaking in any conditions, a throw rope is an essential piece of safety equipment. Knowing what it is and how to use it may even save your life, so it’s important to know what a ...
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How to Pack a Kayak

Are you planning on going on a long kayaking trip? You should make sure that you know how to pack your kayak before you go! When you’re packing your kayak, you should first figure out just how long of a ...
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How to Choose the Right Flatwater Kayak

If you're already familiar with what to look for when choosing a flatwater kayak, then feel free to scroll on down to our flatwater kayak comparison tables. If you have yet to decide how or where you plan to use ...
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Zydeco 9.0 Kayak Review

The Zydeco has been completely redesigned for a perfect balance of maneuverability and acceleration. Now with even more premium features not found in average recreational kayaks, the Zydeco 9.0 offers a comfortable but dialed-in cockpit design that's roomy enough for ...
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Get Out and Start Kayaking!

More and more people are taking up kayaking as a hobby or recreational sport.

Each year more people find the time to start kayaking whether they do it as a sport, as a hobby, or just for fun while they’re on vacation. Unlike some other recreational activities or sports, kayaking can fit the activity level that you want and can provide hours or even days of fun for entire families – or just for one person.

Kayaking originated with the Inuit people who lived in the Arctic region of North America. It is essentially a specialized type of canoeing done in a specially designed canoe. The original kayaks were made out of seal skin and wood, and were meant for only one person. Today, there are many different types of kayaks made out of several different materials. There are even kayaks that have been built for two people!

The one-person kayak has room for one person to sit inside of the boat comfortably. Then, there is usually a skirt that goes over the top to keep water out of the boat. Kayaks use a double-sided paddle instead of a regular canoe paddle, and are designed to be easily righted if flipped.

Anybody can enjoy kayaking, since the sport has so many different facets. For instance, if you’re just looking for something to do for fun while you’re on vacation, then you’ll probably want to go kayak touring. Touring can be fun for the entire family as it is a calm, sightseeing experience. These are usually where the multi-person kayaks are used. While these kayaks are usually a little harder to maneuver, that is not as important in a location that has calm water. Plus, it’s more fun to share your experience with another person!

For the more brave, there are some more extreme kayaking activities, including whitewater kayaking, sea kayaking, or even kayak racing.

On this website, you’ll be able to find information and advice about all of the different types of kayaking. You will also be able to find articles and information about related topics.

Whether you know exactly what you want more information about regarding kayaking, or you’re not quite sure, you should be able to find what you’re looking for on our site. Feel free to browse.