Archives for January 2010

Random Facts on Inflatable Kayaks

I have a list of totally random notes that I had been collecting on inflatable kayaks that I thought I may use in an article at some point. After just reading through them I realized maybe I should just make my notes into one single post. Here are some totally random but useful facts about inflatable […]

Advantages to Fishing with a Kayak

If you enjoy the sport of fishing you may want to consider using a kayak for your fishing expeditions. I will not pretend that I am a fishing expert… I don’t fish so it is hard for me to give out fishing advice. However I do have some very good friends who love to go fishing […]

Safety Information for Ocean Kayaking

For those of you who love the experience of ocean kayaking there are a few things that need to be considered before starting your trip. The ocean surf and the weather can be very unpredictable and if you are planning a kayaking trip of any length or distance you will want to check navigation charts, tides […]

Inflatable Kayak Parts Guide

There are certain parts to an inflatable kayak that are unique to inflatables and very different from hard-shell kayaks. If you are not used to an inflatable kayak it is important to understand these parts and how they work. Air Chambers Each inflatable kayak will be constructed with multiple air chambers. This will ensure that […]

RVing with My Inflatable Kayak

Anyone out there into vacationing in an RV? I can understand why some people love it as traveling in an RV offers many conveniences without having to look for a hotel room at every stop. My attempt at vacationing with an RV I became enticed with the idea a couple of years ago. My boyfriend […]

Inflatable Kayak Pros & Cons

It seems that people either love inflatable kayaks or they hate them. I have been kayaking for many years, most often in a hard shell kayak. The last few years however have been almost exclusively in an inflatable kayak and I can honestly say that I love it. When I speak to other kayaking friends… […]

8 Big Reasons to Kayak

I have always loved outdoor sports and activities… hiking, walking, running, kayaking… they are all a big part of my life. I couldn’t imagine not being able to enjoy these outdoor recreational sports. They are a priority in my life now and I know always will be in the future. When I think about kayaking […]

Using a Kayak Skeg

Whether your kayak is an inflatable kayak or a hard-shell kayak it will likely have the option for either a rudder or a skeg. A rudder is used for steering but a skeg is simply used to help keep your kayak straight with minimal effort. There are other specifics that are also important to know […]

Popular One Day Kayaking Trips in the U.S.

Some of my most fantastic experiences have been while out paddling with experienced kayak guides… especially when I am in unknown waters… i.e. on a beautiful vacation. There are some absolutely wonderful kayak guides that are extremely knowledgeable about not only kayaking but about the water they paddle in. If you plan on doing any […]

Cheap Inflatable Kayaks

I would classify a cheap inflatable kayak as one that can be purchased for under $500. Sometimes we don’t want to spend a lot of money on a boat if we are not going to become avid kayakers. If you are looking for an inflatable kayak to pull out a few times a year for […]