Overturning “the right way” can actually help you regain control over your kayak.
If you’re worried about overturning your kayak, don’t worry. Just like most things, there is a right way to do it so that you won’t have to worry about getting injured. Another thing that you should keep in mind is that even though in most cases your kayak is being overturned due to bad weather situations, you will almost always have at least a little control over what your kayak is doing.
Therefore, with a little practice, you shouldn’t have any trouble overturning “the right way”.
There are even some instances where you’ll want to overturn the kayak on purpose in order to make sure that you either make it through some obstacles in a river, or so that you can complete a trick or two in a trick kayak. One thing you should keep in mind, however, is that before you practice overturning your kayak on purpose in order to do tricks, you should always make sure that you are very good at getting out of a capsized kayak.
One thing that you should also keep in mind is that if you’re going to be overturning your kayak the right way, then you should be able to right your kayak if needed. This is generally a lot harder to do than a simple wet exit, so you’ll probably have to practice for a while before you get it right.
Another reason why overturning a kayak “the right way” might be necessary is that sometimes it is just easy to overturn and re-right a kayak than it is to fight and keep it upright. If you’re stuck in a situation where the waves are pushing your kayak so that it is almost out of control, you may just want to overturn your kayak before the waves can do it, and then re-right the kayak.
Luckily, if you’re just getting used to kayaking, you will probably not be in a situation in which it is necessary to understand how overturning “the right way” works. In fact, this is usually only used by experienced kayakers.
However, if you’re not sure how to do this, and if you’re not very experienced, you should make sure that you only go kayaking in situations where the weather is good and where you have somebody else with you to help out if you get into a bad situation on the water.
Good luck, and remember that with practice, overturning your kayak might not be a bad thing.