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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

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13 Reasons Kayaks are Better Than Canoes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mac versus PC? The same decision relates to Kayak versus Canoe. There is a personal preference that comes in to play. But I would argue that there are a lot of reasons to choose a kayak over a canoe. I do own both. In fact, I own four kayaks and one canoe. I have used … Read more

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12 Tips on How to Keep Kayaking Fun for Kids

Reading Time: 5 minutes Taking the whole family kayaking is more fun than you can imagine. But how do you keep it fun for the younger kids who might not be able to keep up?  Here’s what I have done for my children. How to Keep Kayaking Fun for Kids depending on age, kayak type will play a big … Read more

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The Dangers of Kayaking – Is Kayaking Safe ?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Kayaking is a wonderful sport and hobby but there are many dangers of kayaking. Dangers aside, there are many benefits to paddling a peaceful stream or lake. But like just about anything in life, there are dangers associated with it if you aren’t paying attention and following some basic rules. Today I’m going to list … Read more

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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

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What Should I Wear and Not Wear When Kayaking?

Reading Time: 5 minutes What to wear when kayaking is a great question.  Wear comfortable, light-weight clothing that won’t suddenly weigh you down should you end up in the water. Shorts, t-shirts, and sandals are excellent kayaking clothes. Don’t forget your life jacket and a safety whistle! A good hat for shade is nice too. Bug spray repellant won’t … Read more

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5 Things You MUST HAVE to Start Kayaking Safely

Reading Time: 5 minutes Regardless of what led you to this article or what piqued your interest in kayaking, one of the first questions you’re going to ask yourself is: “What do I need to start kayaking?” a kayak (well, duh) kayak paddles (trust me, they help) personal safety flotation device (not optional) a safety whistle (who doesn’t love … Read more

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Best Kayaks for Beginners – Which Type is Best?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Best kayaks for beginners is our topic today. During a lunchtime chat the other day, a coworker had patiently listened to me drone on about my love of kayaking. Having piqued his interest he asked, “What is the best type of kayak for a beginner?” It depends on the intended use but for most situations, … Read more