Emptying a swamped whitewater kayak is slightly different from emptying a swamped sea kayak because the boats are much smaller and more manageable, and because the shore is often much closer. Still, a little technique can make a big difference.
The kayak wet exit is an important skill that should be practiced fairly frequently. Practice your wet exits every time you get a new skirt or kayak. If it is your first time doing a wet exit or you are still getting comfortable, make sure you have a paddle buddy to lend a hand if needed. Read more about the wet ext: Tips and tricks
What should you bring on your next kayak outing? Well that will depend on the duration of your outing, when and where you will be kayaking and the risks involved. This article will address some of the considerations and requisite equipment for both day paddling and multi day kayak trips.