Cool Kayak Gear and Accessories

Most of us start off kayaking with just the basics… a kayak, a paddle, a PFD and maybe a dry bag. That’s all you really need for a short day trip but as you find yourself paddling more and more you may want to add some cool kayak gear and safety accessories to your paddling […]

New & Improved Angler FastTrack Package

Sea Eagle has started the New Year with a new anglers package option for their popular FastTrack inflatable kayak. The 385ftg as it is called was designed to meet the needs of any angler. I was very excited to see this option available. Inflatable kayaks are extremely popular for fishing but there are not too […]

Winter Kayaking Safety Precautions

It is a lot harder to get motivated to go out paddling in cold conditions but I always find that once out there, I am thankful I went. With the proper gear it’s all very doable. The number one concern while paddling in cold weather is swimming. Being submerged in cold water can quickly lead […]

Layering for Cold Weather Paddling

If the water isn’t frozen, there’s no reason to stop kayaking when the weather turns cold. The trick to keeping warm is all in the layering. If your body and extremities are warm, you can enjoy many cold winter paddling days. Head, Hands and Feet Head Always wear a hat. The majority of the heat […]

Have Kayak, Will Travel

One of the coolest things about owning an inflatable kayak is that you can take it traveling. Most people think of kayaking as an activity done close to home or at least within driving distance. However a large majority of inflatable kayaks can easily be checked on an airplane with no extra fees involved. Depending […]

Kayaking Destination Bucket List

I have been extremely fortunate in that I’ve had the opportunity to kayak in some spectacular places already. From the beautiful, clear waters of Fiji, to the scenic coastline of New Zealand, to the bath-warm waters of the Cook Islands to each of the Hawaiian Islands. Each time I travel I make sure I get […]

Inflatable Kayak Price Expectations

One of the most common questions I get asked when I am out in my inflatable kayak from people who are curious about them is “how much does one of those things go for?” The truth is that prices can vary quite dramatically and you might wonder what the difference is between a cheaper model […]

Tips For Inflating Your Kayak

Inflatable kayaks offer the ultimate in convenience as they are easily transported to and from the water and able to be stored in small spaces. Inflating your kayak is easy but the first time out can take a little figuring out. There are a few different types of pumps you can use and depending on […]

Essentials For An Overnight Kayaking Trip

Image from If you are anything like me when planning an overnight kayaking trip then you need a list. Without the list, I almost always forget something that I wished I brought. There are several essentials that are extremely necessary to bring when doing a multi-day paddling trip as well as several optional accessories […]

The Ultimate Travel Kayak

I recently reviewed the newly designed Airis kayaks by Walker Bay so have been writing about them quite a bit lately. I was so impressed with their quality, performance and most of all their convenience and portability. One of their models in particular, the Airis Play is the absolute ideal inflatable kayak to take traveling. […]