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Canoeing Trips

The Splendor of Canoeing Trips   Exploring the great outdoors is a wonderful thing to do. It’s’ not just for fans of the outdoors, it’s for all walks of life. There are many different things to remember when looking through the wide variety of canoeing trips that are available to enthusiasts and novices alike. You can explore many different rivers around the world, and in some cases experience some great rapids without having to break the bank. Before you set out on an outdoor adventure of a lifetime, consider some key tips and ideas. For people that haven’t really...

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Canoeing Adventures

Seeing Life Differently With Canoeing Adventures   If you like the outdoors and have been looking for something different to do, you might consider canoeing. There are many canoeing adventures just waiting for you and your family which are sure to not only bring you hours of fun but also great exercise and enjoyment. The beauty about canoeing is you can do it in many types of water provided they are not too rough. Most canoe adventures are through lakes, rivers and other waterways other than the main oceans. Depending on your physical desires some of the canoe rides...

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Whitewater Canoeing

Common Whitewater Canoeing Mistakes & How To Avoid Them The sport of whitewater canoeing involves many various situations where, if handled incorrectly, could lead to serious injury or worse. By making sure not to make the same mistakes yourself, you are sure to be one step ahead the next time whitewater canoeing is on the to-do list. One of the worst mistakes that many novice whitewater canoeists make is thinking that it is correct to change paddling sides to help steer the canoe. You want to keep the sides of the paddle consistent in order to get a good...

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Canoeing Basics

Canoeing Basics   There are many canoeing basics to learn. Paddling in a canoe is an excellent form of exercise and it is a versatile way to get around in the water. Canoes are lighter and easier to carry than row boats out of the water and much quieter than a motorboat. Canoes work best with two people paddling. They can be maneuvered with just one person and they can carry three people, or two people and gear, easily. Most canoes that you would use today have seats in the front and back of the boat, but you can...

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Kayak Accessories

Paddling Accessories – Gear Up!      Kayak Paddle Paddle. Next to your boat, this is the second most important piece of equipment you’ll be purchasing. There are a number of factors to consider when choosing a paddle: blade length and shape, feathered or non-feathered, wood or aluminum shaft, etc. Find a good outfitter in your area and try several on for size….       Kayak PFDPFD. Personal flotation device, life vest, whatever you want call it, this is one piece of equipment you never want to hit the water without. Just make sure your PFD has been approved by the...

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