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Why Autumn is a Great Time to Go Kayaking

One of the special things about kayaking as a hobby is the fact that it forces you to get out into nature all throughout the year.  Many people think kayaking is just a summer hobby and you may be inclined to pack away the yak and your paddles when the weather starts taking a turn and the temperature plummets. However, autumn is one of the best times to explore your local lakes, rivers, or coastlines from a kayak. If you’re thinking about packing up your kayaking gear now autumn is underway, give this article a read first. You may just change your mind and continue to paddle as the temperatures drop and the leaves fall from the trees.  In this...

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How Long Can a Kayak Stay in the Water?

Kayaks are versatile and durable vessels that can be used to explore a range of different environments. However, you must look after your kayak if you want to ensure that it performs at its best for as long as possible. One question that comes up a lot is whether you can leave your kayak in the water long-term and how long exactly, is too long to leave it floating.  In this article, we’ll be looking at the issues associated with storing your kayak in the water long term. We’ll also be touching on how you can store your kayak effectively in the short and long term so you can prolong your vessel’s life and ensure it’s performing at its best...

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Are Inflatable Kayaks Okay for the Sea Shorelines?

Inflatable kayaks are useful bits of kit. They’re great for people that lack the storage space both at home and in their vehicles for a hardshell kayak. They are extremely convenient and can be packed in a rucksack, chucked in the boot of a small hatchback, and carried down to the water with ease.  Inflatable kayaks and canoes have come a long way in recent years and they’re no longer the easily punctured deathtraps that they once were. Some inflatables are almost as durable and hardwearing as their hardshell counterparts. One thing is for sure, inflatable kayaks are convenient, fun, and accessible for anyone no matter their living conditions, transport situations, or budget… …but, are they usable in the ocean?...

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Are Fishing Kayaks Good For Rivers?

Fishing kayaks are essentially regular kayaks that have been modified for the benefit of the angler. These vessels provide a way for the angler to reach places that before were impossible. A fishing kayak allows you to make casts in waters that are unreachable by land and unnavigable with large boats. This gives you a huge edge in your fishing and could be the difference between a day to remember or an uneventful blank. So, can you use a fishing kayak in a river to help you locate and capture big pike, trout, and other river species? In short, yes. you definitely can use a fishing kayak in a river but they aren’t suitable for all conditions. There are a...

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What’s The Most Stable Type of Kayak?

Kayaks are small narrow vessels that are used for navigation in both salt and freshwater. They are propelled using a double-ended paddle from a central seat or cockpit. Kayaks all do basically the same thing. However, they come in several shapes and sizes. Some kayaks are designed for navigating clam freshwater, some for coastal navigation, some for whitewater, and some for a wide range of different environments. Most modern kayaks are extremely stable in most conditions. However, some kayaks are more stable than others due to their design.  In this article, we’ll be looking at what the most stable type of kayak is and what traits make a kayak more stable in the water. What Kind of Kayaking Do You...

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