No matter your experience level, wet gear is always a concern while on the water. Whether taking a quick afternoon paddle or a month long expedition, you need the right protection to keep all your stuff dry.
The number one way kayaks end up damaged is during transport. A proper roof rack and kayak accessory can go a long way to minimize damage to your kayak and minimize the risk to others on the road. Selecting the proper roof rack and accessory can also have a lot to do with how often you go paddling. Get the right gear the fist time!
Dry suits and Surface Immersion Suits come in a variety of configurations. When selecting a suit the first thing will be to of course identify what you will be doing the most of while wearing the suit. Take a peak to learn about some of the considerations for choosing a specific configuration and or material option.
As you may already know there are an array of different skirts out there that range greatly in price form and function. This article will give you some basic information that will hopefully aid you as you consider what is best for you and your needs
Your Kayak paddle is one of the most important pieces of equipment you will use. The average paddler will take around one thousand paddle strokes per mile so it is very important to ensure the paddle you are purchasing will allow you to enjoy your time on the water. Here are some things to consider.
When choosing a SUP there are a couple things that you will need to take into consideration. SUP Paddles of course vary in length, material, blade size and shaft configuration. We will spend some time breaking down some of the topics to help you make an informed descision in order to select the right piece of gear.
There are a lot of things to consider when you are making a decision regarding your next kayak PFD (Personal Flotation Device). The most important of course are going to be fit and comfort. It is important that your Life Jacket fits properly to ensure that when you are in the water it is not riding up and interfering with your breathing, vision and your ability to move in the water.
When choosing a whitewater paddle your considerations are going to be a bit different than they would be if you were choosing a flat water paddle. A whitewater paddle needs to be strong, durable and performance oriented. In this discussion we are not only going to talk about using the paddles in the river but also in the surf and dynamic coastal environments such as tidal rapids. Many paddlers use whitewater paddles for these “other” application because of their strength and rugged construction.
As you may already know there are an array of different skirts out there that range greatly in price form and function. This article will give you some basic information that will hopefully aid you as you consider what is best for you and your needs.