How to Choose a Kayak

Choosing the right kayak that will best suit your needs will require you to ask yourself a few questions. There are several different types of kayaks to choose from. The questions you will need to ask yourself when buying an inflatable kayak are not that different from when buying a hard-shell kayak. 5 Questions to […]

The Inflatable Kayak Alternative

After years of paddling a hard shell kayak, I found myself in a situation where storing and transporting a kayak was no longer convenient. I was forced to look for kayaking alternatives and eventually made the switch to an inflatable kayak. I learned to love the many conveniences that an inflatable offered and now use […]

Top Three Inflatable Kayaks Per Category

I get lots of questions about which inflatable kayak would be good for different groups of people such as families, big people, small people, and children. There are also lots of questions about which models are best for river kayaking, ocean bay paddling, lake paddling, etc. There are so many options now for inflatable boats […]

Why the Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame?

I have noticed over the last couple of years that the Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame is by far one of the more popular solo inflatable kayaks on my website. Many people decide to purchase a convertible inflatable kayak meaning a tandem model that can be converted for solo use. This gives the flexibility of being able […]

Understanding the Classification of Kayaks

The kayak was first used and developed by the indigenous Inuit people and used to hunt on lakes, rivers and coastal waters. They were made from seal or other animal skins stretched over a wood or whalebone-skeleton frame. These small boats were human powered and made to fit one to three people each using a […]

10 Things to Consider for Inflatable Fishing Kayaks

Inflatable kayaks can differ in length, width, size, weight, and design.  Many can work well for fishing but there are certain things you will need to consider when choosing an inflatable fishing kayak so that you find one that will suit your needs. 1. Sit-In Inflatable Kayak or Sit-On-Top Inflatable Kayak Traditionally kayaks were always […]

What to Look For in an Inflatable Kayak Review

Anyone can leave a review on a product and opinions can differ dramatically. Inflatable kayaks tend to be a larger purchase and it is not always possible to see one in person before you buy. Sometimes you have to rely on online information and reviews as well as pictures to help make your decision. The […]

Best Inflatable Kayaks for Taller People

If you are a taller person (approx. 6’2” or taller) looking for an inflatable kayak that offers enough leg room and comfort, there are a few options to choose from. Many solo models may leave you feeling cramped therefore it would be wise to take a look at the convertible inflatable kayaks. A convertible model […]

Lightweight Tandem Inflatable Kayaks

Two-person inflatable kayaks are usually much longer than the solo models and consequently weigh a fair amount more. However it is still possible to get a tandem inflatable kayak that is light enough to still be very portable and easily transport anywhere you want to go. Below are some of the lightest tandem inflatable kayak […]

Tips for Buying a Solo Inflatable Kayak

I have gotten used to using a convertible inflatable kayak for both solo and tandem kayaking. A convertible is basically a tandem kayak that can be converted for solo use. I like these because they give you the option of paddling with a friend or paddling solo if you choose. However if you want your […]