Archives for March 2010

Tandem Inflatable Kayak Pros & Cons

Originally kayaks were only designed for one person. If you wanted to kayak with a friend you needed to have two separate inflatable kayaks. However over time tandem inflatable kayaks have become extremely popular. If you are trying to decide whether to purchase a tandem kayak or possibly one or two solo kayaks there are […]

Convertibles – The Best of Both Worlds

If you are having a hard time trying to decide whether you would be happier with a tandem inflatable kayak or a solo inflatable kayak I would highly recommend looking at the few tandem kayaks that offer the choice of being converted into solo kayaks. There are advantages and disadvantages to both solo and tandem […]

Inflatable Kayaking Do’s & Don’ts

You will learn fairly quickly after a few outings what to do and not to do on your kayaking trips. For any brand new paddlers out there it might help to know some key do’s and don’ts that will make your first few paddling adventures enjoyable and safe. Inflatable Kayaking Do’s Tell someone where you […]

Stohlquist PFD – A Lifejacket for Every Need

Stohlquist is a very popular manufacturer of life jackets. You can expect each Stohlquist PFD to be designed for comfort and strength. They are known to be made with great care and in fact each pfd is hand made with attention to all details. Their PFD’s meet all the Coast Guard specifications. They have many […]

Reading the Weather Before & During a Kayak Trip

I have always wanted to be able to easily read the weather without having to look it up online or hear it on the radio. For kayaking, knowing the weather is extremely important. I have had the misfortune of being out on the ocean having a happy paddling experience when sudden winds picked up and […]

PFD Hydration Pack

Depending on how hard you want to paddle, kayaking can be relaxing and it can also be a great workout. Staying hydrated is extremely important… especially if you are out in the hot sun. Keeping your water bottle in an easy access spot is not always convenient when kayaking. Also as anyone who has ever […]

Yakgrips Kayak Paddle Grips Review

  These are the absolute best invention for a kayak paddle. If you have ever suffered from blisters or calluses while paddling, the Yakgrip paddle grips will help immensely. I always seem to have a problem with getting blisters and calluses on the palms of my hands when kayaking. To combat that problem I used to wear […]