Archives for April 2010

Real Life Paddling Safety Precautions

Recently I read an article on our local news website in my hometown. Two men were paddling in their inflatable canoe (from the picture it looked like a really good quality one) on the very large Okanagan Lake in my area. They were training for a race that was taking place the following day that […]

Fujifilm FinePix Z33 Waterproof Digital Camera

I bought a new camera. After ruining my last two while kayaking (one dropped in the water and the other dropped on the rocks) I decided that I would get myself a waterproof camera this time. Waterproof cameras are known not to provide as good a picture as a decent regular digital camera so I decided […]

NRS 2-Piece Kayak Paddle Bag Review

* Updated May 2016 I have been using this kayak paddle bag for over 6 years now. I had the older version (same bag, different color) for several years then updated to the latest all black model last year. I now own the two bags and use them both. My older NRS kayak paddle bag […]

Kayaking Aches and Pains – How to Avoid Them

Having always been an outdoorsy and sports minded person I am no stranger to aches and pains. If you are out kayaking for more than an hour it is very plausible that you may suffer from certain uncomfortable body aches. Common Kayaking Problems Sore Back A sore back will be especially common if you are […]

Kayak Paddle – Does Material Matter?

The most important piece of kayaking equipment is of course the kayak itself. Second to that is the kayak paddle. A kayak paddle can make a big difference as to what kind of paddling experience you have. For many of us our first kayak paddle is simply one that we can afford. However, as you […]

Water Shoes – Which Type do you Wear?

The type of water shoes you wear while you kayak will depend on the weather, the temperature of the water, the type of kayaking you plan to do, and whether or not you will be exiting your kayak during your excursion and do some walking or hiking. The Sport Sandal More often then not, in […]