Strainer Danger Kayakers Beware

Strainer Danger – Kayakers Beware!

Reading Time: 2 minutes They can pop up anywhere at anytime! My friend came upon one once. She was in part of a river scouted every morning by a livery crew. She was the first one headed out for the day. A huge Sycamore tree had fallen after the river was scouted. The water was only about three feet … Read more

Do Alligators Attack Kayaks

Do Alligators Attack Kayaks? – (Why wouldn’t they?)

Reading Time: 4 minutes Do Alligators Attack Kayaks?  Yes, keep a minimum of 30 feet away from alligators Over the years, I have taken out my kayak for various outdoor activities such as fishing and bird watching. There were times when I would paddle through the marshes and swamps, only to find myself kayaking with alligators.  Nevertheless, I have never allowed the … Read more

is it safe to go kayaking at night

Kayak At Night – Is It Safe? | Kayak-101.com

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kayak at night? Yes! I love to go kayaking…obviously. Sometimes I wish there was more time in the day to enjoy being on the water in my kayak. One morning, I started out super early so I could get a paddle in before I reported to my day job. As I slid my kayak into … Read more

best whitewater sit on top kayak

Best Whitewater Sit On Top Kayak | Kayak-101.com

Reading Time: 3 minutes What Is the Best Whitewater Sit On Top Kayak? Are you looking for the best whitewater Sit-On-Top Kayak? Well, your search is over! In this article, I will tell you what is the best whitewater Sit-On-Top kayak. For the best sit-on-top SURF kayak, read our article here. For those of you who always skip to … Read more

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Kayaking in Virginia Beach | Kayak-101.com

Reading Time: 3 minutes What You Need To Know Before Kayaking In Virginia Beach Kayaking in Virginia Beach has its own traditions and its own paddling trails. It is a perfect place to bring your family to experience the history of the town. If you plan to kayak in the summer, kayaking in Virginia Beach is a perfect opportunity … Read more

Wetsuit or drysuit Buyer's Guide for 2020

Wetsuit or Drysuit for Winter Kayaking – 2020 Buyer’s Guide

Reading Time: 9 minutes Have you been planning to go for kayaking? The threat of cold shock, frostbite, hypothermia, and drowning is real and tangible when the mercury starts dropping. Did you know that it is said that paddlers of any skill level should dress for immersion and not for success?   A wetsuit or a drysuit can mean the … Read more

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Extreme Kayaking – Can Kayaking be Dangerous? 

Reading Time: 8 minutes Extreme Kayaking – Can Kayaking be Dangerous?  Extreme kayaking, as the name suggests, is quite different from recreational kayaking. It is typically referred to as a form of competitive sport where the kayakers paddle down rapid moving sections of the water.  That’s why they call them RAPIDS. In extreme kayaking, the steeper and punctuated the … Read more

Bioluminescence-kayaking

Bioluminescence | Kayaking in Bioluminescent Water

Reading Time: 7 minutes Bioluminescent Kayaking – A Unique Perspective on Kayaking. Bioluminescence is one of nature’s exquisite displays of enchantment and brilliance. You will think you have eaten bioluminescent mushrooms when you witness it flaunting its wondrous display. This otherworldly phenomenon of sparkling ethereal blue and green lights is a result of algae called bioluminescent dinoflagellates emitting lights … Read more

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Do I Have to Wear a Life Jacket While Kayaking?

Reading Time: 3 minutes You’ve purchased your kayak and kayak life jacket and are ready to enjoy nature. One of your first questions will be: Do I have to wear a life jacket while kayaking? Federal law (US) states ages 13 and under must wear a kayak life jacket Over 13 and the kayak life jacket must be in … Read more

Kayak Fishing with your Dog

Kayak Fishing with Your Dog – 15 Helpful Tips

Reading Time: 7 minutes   Kayaking Fishing with Your Dog – 15 Helpful Tips. Is there an animal like a dog? Witty, playful, intelligent and fiercely loyal. They possess all these virtues that are lacking in some humans in today’s world. It is no wonder that these canine babies have been man’s companion since the dawn of time. As … Read more

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6 Killer Tips for Awesome Kayaking Photographs

Reading Time: 8 minutes What are some tips and tricks to help me take better photographs from my kayak? Kayak motion. Anchor it for stabilization. Throw an anchor overboard or nest in some thick vegetation. Tie a rope to a rock if you have to but stop the drifting. Change the angles. Your kayak may be eye level with … Read more