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Advanced Elements Advanced Frame Inflatable Kayak Review

If you are looking for an inflatable kayak, then you absolutely must check out the Advanced Elements Advanced Frame inflatable kayak. There are very good reasons why many kayakers consider it a classic, and everyone who’s ever owned one of these can attest to its superb features and marvelous performance. Features of the Advanced Elements …

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Airhead Montana Inflatable Kayak Review

The Airhead Montana Inflatable Kayak is very easy to transport, and once you’ve set it up the dashing orange color makes it quite easy to fall in love with it. But you don’t base a purchase of an inflatable kayak solely on portability and looks—you need to see how it performs on the water. You …

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Intex Challenger Inflatable Kayak Review

The nice thing about an inflatable kayak is that it can give you lots of fun on the water, and you don’t have to spend a fortune to do so. In this regard, the Intex Challenger Inflatable Kayak is perhaps one of the best because not only do you enjoy your time on the water …

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Sea Eagle SE 370 Inflatable Kayak Review

If you want to have a little fun on the water instead of just staying on the shore in envy, the Sea Eagle SE 370 Inflatable Kayak is a solid choice. This is especially true if you’re on a budget and there’s no way for you to spend more money on a hard-shell alternative. The …

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5 Best Electric Pumps for Inflatable Kayaks

Inflatable kayaks are awesome and you know it. They are easy to carry around and they are extremely lightweight. But as you know, they need to be inflated properly before they can be deployed. Since most of the inflatable kayaks come with a hand pump, you might choose not to invest anymore on a kayak …

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Mastering the Draw Stroke (Kayak Technique)

Whether you’re racing slalom or simply catching an eddy on a local river, there are three rules that govern how you should turn a kayak. RULE 1: Your head and body should lead the boat in every turn. RULE 2: Control your turns with strokes on the inside of the turn. If you want to …

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How to Front Surf (Freestyle Kayaking Guide)

The most basic of playboating moves is the front surf. It’s essential to all playboating; the better you are at it, the easier it is to do other moves. Even if you’re comfortable surfing waves, the techniques here will increase your success rate and improve your rides. Each wave is different, varying in speed, volume, …

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Where Does Danger Fit Into Your Kayaking Career?

After only a year or two of paddling, you start closely watching the snowpack, rainfall, and temperatures, and gradually become aware of a river’s moods. At first this knowledge is purely in terms of your favorite spots—you know you can surf a particular wave when the water gets to a certain level, or a certain …

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California Creekin’ Kayaking Guide: Eight Classics

Every spring in the Sierra Nevadas, snow begins its age-old search for sea level, raising the water levels of such California classics as the American, Tuolumne and Kern. Often helped by rains, it also raises the levels of these rivers’ headwaters and tributaries, many of which are attracting experienced boaters looking for the path less …

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