what are the differences between kayaks and canoes

What’s the Difference Between a Kayak and a Canoe?

Reading Time: 4 minutes There is a HUGE difference between a kayak and a canoe. Yes, they can both float you down the river via paddling. But that’s about where the similarities stop. Let’s go over some differences. Differences between a kayak and a canoe. Weight Canoes are big and bulky. This makes it very difficult for a one-person … Read more

Tips on Buying a Kayak

Tips on Buying a Kayak | Kayak-101.com

Reading Time: 4 minutes What Are Tips on Buying a Kayak? What are tips on buying a kayak? With dozens of kayak rental companies out there and even more retail stores, it can be difficult to find the right kayak for you. So, to answer the question “what are tips on buying a kayak” it is best to first … Read more

Kayak Tipping Over – What are the Dangers?

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is the Danger of a Kayak Tipping Over in Deep Water? Can a kayak tip over when it is in deep water? yes, it absolutely can! That answer can also depend on many factors. One of the biggest factors is the depth of the water and the size of the kayak. Kayaks with smaller … Read more


Kayak Paddles – 14 FAQs Answered | Kayak-101

Reading Time: 4 minutes Top 14 FAQs on Kayak Paddle Questions Kayak paddles can make or break your spirit when trying to enjoy a run down a beautiful river. People are always asking me questions about kayak paddles so I decided it was time to post some FAQs here on this page. Kayak paddles come in all shapes, sizes, … Read more

FAQs on Kayaking for Beginners

Top 20 FAQs on Kayaking for Beginners | Kayak-101

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve written over 20 articles about my joy of kayaking now but haven’t really written and FAQs on kayaking for beginners. I’m getting good reviews and also a lot of questions. Now that the kayaking season is slowing down, I thought I would answer some of the common questions that I have seen revolving around … Read more


How To Re-Enter A Kayak In Deep Water (Best Tips)

Reading Time: 7 minutes   How To Re-enter A Kayak In Deep Water. Whether you’ve been kayaking for a while, or you’re just getting started, you may have all kinds of questions regarding the safety. You may have already learned about getting into a kayak from ashore, and a bunch of golden rules to follow. Kayaking is a lot … Read more


The 4 Best Ways to Take Care of Your Kayak

Reading Time: 6 minutes You went kayaking with some friends and decided you like the sport. You went out and bought a nice new beautiful kayak. Now you are asking yourself “Self, how do I take care of this beautiful kayak?” Try to keep it indoors or covered if possible (direct sunlight will bleach colors and material, seats get … Read more