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How To Kayak Over a Waterfall

Once you gain some kayaking experience under your belt, you’ll likely want to tackle some faster rivers and bodies of water. After all, the adrenaline rush of flying your kayak down a river is what drives many people to the hobby. As you begin to traverse some of the faster rivers, however, you’ll eventually find …...

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Advantages of Kayaking On a Lake

There’s still over a month left of the official summer season, so you should take full advantage of this time by hitting the waters in your kayak. Don’t just limit yourself to rivers and streams, but also think about kayaking in still-water lakes. There are several unique advantages of lake kayaking, some of which may …...

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Common Causes of Kayak Veering Off To The Side

Does your kayak consistently veer to either the right or left side? This is a frustrating scenario that both amateur and seasoned kayakers experience on a regular basis. Not only does this type of forced movement behavior make your kayak more difficult to control, but it can also place you in danger if you aren’t …...

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How To Kayak Upstream

It’s no secret that freshwater kayaking is significantly easier when you go with the current. As long as there are no visible obstacles ahead, you can sit back and let the current do all of the work. This is a relaxing way to enjoy the sights and sounds of the outdoors from the comfort of …...

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How To Perform a Hand Roll

The hand roll is a simple yet highly effective way to turn a capsized kayak back over without the use of a paddle. Far too many beginners only learn the traditional side roll which requires a paddle. Although this type of roll is perfectly fine, you could find yourself in trouble when your paddle gets …...

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Kayaking With Alligators: Is It Safe?

If you plan on kayaking the freshwater rivers, inlets and waterways of either Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Texas, there’s a good chance that you’ll encounter an alligator at one point or another. These dinosaur-like apex predators of the river instill a...

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How To Safely Kayak During The Night

You might be wondering why anyone would even want to kayak at night. After all, the dark night skies only make the sport more difficult and dangerous. Well, some people prefer to kayak at night to avoid the sweltering mid-day temperatures. Other people prefer to kayak at a night for a chance to do some fishing. If …...

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How to Upgrade Your Kayak Seat

We all know that kayaking can be a lot of fun, but it is hard to enjoy the experience when you are uncomfortable. Fortunately there are ways to upgrade your kayak seat for an enhanced experience. Below are some tips on how to do this. Add Inflatable Thigh Support You know that feeling when your …...

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Haemorrhoids and Kayaking

Kayaking is an exciting and relaxing activity and it also offers you a way to unwind and take a break from monotonous schedules. However, it is necessary to exercise caution when you indulge in kayaking, especially when you are coping with a health condition. Those who had or have haemorrhoids need to be careful when …...

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