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Rowing for Fitness: Achieving Your New Year Goals By Kayaking

Now we’ve said goodbye to 2021 and are saying hello to 2022, many of us have some new year’s resolutions we’d like to achieve. Some of us may want to drink less, quit smoking, or drop a few pounds. What’s commonly similar with new year’s resolutions is the fitness aspect. I know I want to drop a few pounds and improve my health this year, and I’m sure many of you do as well.  There are several ways that you can achieve your new year’s resolutions. You can lose weight, improve your fitness, and become more healthy by developing an exercise routine, eating better, and becoming more physically active.  Of course, you can do what most people do and sign...

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12 Christmas Gift Ideas for the Avid Kayaker

Christmas is around the corner and most of us have probably started searching around for gifts for those dearest to us. Sometimes it can be hard to gauge what gifts a loved one may enjoy and get the most use out of, especially if they’re outdoor-inclined.  If you have someone special that loves the water, enjoys kayaking, or that you simply can’t keep indoors then a kayaking gift may be the right way to go. Alternatively, you may be looking to treat yourself to some new kayaking gear this Christmas.  In this article, we’ll be looking at 12 awesome Christmas gift ideas for the avid kayaker. Whether you’re playing kayak Santa for yourself or someone close to you this year,...

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How to Catch More Fish From Your Kayak

Fishing from a kayak is a great way to get outdoors in nature to experience what lay in wait below the surface. Fishing from a kayak is a great way to stealthily target certain species of fish. It allows you to creep up on the species in question without spooking them. A kayak also allows you to get to spots that would be un-castable from the bank and inaccessible in a larger vessel.  One thing’s for sure, fishing from your kayak can certainly give you a fishing edge and get you banking more fish with a higher rate of success, but there are ways to improve your success rates further. There are dozens of ways to improve your kayak fishing...

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How to Store Your Kayak: A Definitive Guide 

Looking after your kayak correctly is essential. Properly cleaning and storing your kayak will increase its lifespan and ensure it’s performing at its absolute best.  Many people don’t even think about how they clean and store their kayaks. After all, they are built for rugged outdoor use and the river, lake, or sea water keeps it clean, right?  This is true to some extent. High-quality kayaks are built to withstand quite a beating. They will stand up to the wear and tear that outdoor life throws at them. However, routinely inspecting, cleaning, and correctly storing your kayak will give you a chance to catch issues before they arise and prolong the life of the vessel.   Let’s be honest, most of...

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What Kit do You Need to Kayak During The Winter?

If you love kayaking as much as we do then the encroaching winter may get you a bit down. The thought of packing away your kayaking gear for the colder months is enough to give anyone the winter blues. But, what if it didn’t have to be that way? Winter can be one of the best times to get out in your kayak to enjoy nature, but you need to be prepared. Of course, it’s much colder at this time of year and you will need to make some preparations to make life more comfortable, but it’s not impossible to get out paddling once the days darken and the temperature drops.  Have you heard the expression “there’s no such thing...

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