Learning how to safely fall off a SUP board and how to get back aboard are important skills to master. This article sites the best way to land in the water and different techniques for climbing back on the board, rescuing your paddle and standing back up on the board.
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!
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.
Once you decide that whitewater kayaking is for you, you will need to start the process of weeding through all of the available gear out there. It is our goal to provide you with some basic information and let you take it from there.
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.
One of the sayings that you will hear echo throughout paddle sports circles is “Dress for the water”. What does that mean? We are going to take some time to explain the how to be safe, comfortable and warm when out and about.
We've been wearing, washing, selling, storing and helping people with their dry suits for over 30 years, and we thought it'd be nice to share a bit of our knowledge. In this post we'll cover washing and drying your dry suit, gasket and zipper care and maintenance and storage.