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6 Best Kayaks under $500

As someone looking at getting into kayaking seriously: the first step is to own one. And I’m sure you weren’t surprised to find out that there is a massive range of kayaks in the market: at a variety of price ranges. Kayaks can easily go up to $10,000 without paddles! And while you may be […]

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Top 8 Best Kayak Paddle Under $100

Our Pick Bending Branches WhisperThe Best kayak Paddle Under 100This paddle can be paired up with both freshwater and saltwater kayak. Moreover, Bending Branches is an Osceola, Wisconsin-based company and has been around for four decades. Check Price (Amazon) When it comes to choosing the right paddle for your kayak, compromise does not help unless […]

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A Complete Guide to Get in and Out of a Kayak

Paddling can be both fun and relaxing. Irrespective of the physical fitness levels, people of all ages can partake in this hobby. However, paddlers with bigger than average bodies usually struggle to get in and out of a kayak. Imagine getting tipped over in cold and chilly water when trying in or out of a kayak. […]

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How to Build a Kayak

There are several ways to build a decent kayak. Stitch and glue kayak kits are popular among those who wish to put together a kayak without getting into the science behind it. But assuming you are someone with an eye for detail and passion for exquisite craftsmanship, you must go for the ones mentioned in […]

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Step by Step Guide to Tie Down a Kayak in a Truck Bed

Kayaking can be one of the most enjoyable activities once you know how to get it to the shore effortlessly. Unlike a pontoon or a sailboat, paddlers do not prefer to keep their kayaks in the dock’s storage station. Docks are pricey, and also most of them are not open 24×7. Ordinarily, kayaks are transported to […]

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How to Get Out of a Kayak

Landing or exiting a kayak can be challenging for beginner paddlers. Someone with a physical injury or disability can also struggle to get themselves out of a cockpit. There is more than one factor in play here. First, you need to get your body out of the cockpit. Then, make sure the kayak is retrieved from […]

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Instructions to Build a Kayak Rack Out of Wood

It is not uncommon for paddlers to own more than one kayak. Paddling singly alongside a partner is fun and relaxing. This post is for you if you are concerned about the safe storage of your kayaks. Pre-made kayak racks are quite expensive, and they may not match the size and shape of your kayaks. This […]

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How to Attach an Anchor to a Kayak

Most paddlers do not use a commercially available anchor to secure their boats in one place. Kayak is a small vessel with a limited facility to store equipment/tools. Hence, paddlers prefer to use makeshift anchors such as a piece of stone or a metal pipe. Such an arrangement may work well occasionally, but not in the […]

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How to Put a Trolling Motor on a Kayak

Beginner or wannabe paddlers often wonder if it is legal to attach a trolling motor on a kayak. I am glad to tell you that it is entirely legal to put a trolling motor on a kayak. However, you have to follow the general boat safety laws. A 55-pound thrust trolling motor will push the kayak […]

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