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Kayaking and Dehydration

What is the best way to stay hydrated while out kayaking? It’s not as simple as you would think! Here are some tips on how to keep yourself hydrated and prevent dehydration. Dehydration occurs when you don’t replace fluids and electrolytes properly. It can happen to even the most seasoned adventurers if they are not …...

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How To Prevent Boating Injuries While Kayaking

Kayaking is a great way to spend the day on the water. The kayak can be used for fishing, exploring, and just enjoying nature. But kayaks come with some risks that you need to be aware of if you want to have a safe kayaking experience. In this blog post we will discuss how kayakers …...

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Multiday Kayaking Trip Tips

Kayaking is a great way to spend your time. Whether you want to get in shape, explore nature, or just have fun with friends and family, kayaking can be a rewarding experience for everyone involved. But before you start packing up your gear and setting off on the water for a daylong trip, it’s important …...

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Overcoming Fear for New Paddlers

Most paddlers have feelings of fear, apprehension and even dread when faced with paddling a new river. Whether they realize it or not paddlers the world over are plagued by this same issue. Fear, apprehension and dread are just some of the synonyms paddlers use when describing their feelings about paddling new rivers. These feelings...

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10 Stretching Exercises for Paddlers

Paddlers are a unique group of athletes. We have to be strong, fast and flexible, but paddling is not all about power or endurance. Balance and control are also factors that influence results on the water. As kayakers, we must balance in a kayak whether it’s cruising around on flat water or when surfing whitewater …...

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Kayak Camping Preparation Checklist

Kayak camping is exciting and adventurous. You will need to be careful though, because it requires a little bit of preparation. Make sure you have the right kayaks for this kind of activity and that they are in good shape before you take off. Kayaking is highly recommended as one of the best ways to …...

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How to Choose A Throw bag

Throw bags or Throw ropes are used in kayaking for emergencies, rescues and other special circumstances. Throw bags are very crucial to have with you and must be chosen wisely. Throw ropes should always be ready at the hands of a paddler, preferably stowed away easily insides your boat. The idea behind having a throw …...

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Common Paddling Problems and Solutions

Having trouble keeping your kayak going straight? Paddling slower than the rest of the crowd? Crashing into too many other paddlers? Match your symptoms with our diagnosis in the list below to help cure your paddling maladies and improve your technique on the water. Inefficiency or lack of speed Does your kayak seem to move...

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River Kayaking Tips for Beginners

Kayaking is a way of life. It’s part of who we are and what we do. As river kayakers, it takes skill and knowledge to navigate the rapids, rocks, bends and hydraulics that all have the potential to change in an instant. To help you get started on this amazing journey into whitewater excellence, here …...

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