Kayak Accessories

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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 … Read more

Kayak Survival Kit

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Kayak Survival Kit    Don’t think you need a kayak survival kit? Think again. Even if you’re just going out for an afternoon trek across the bay, you never know what’s going to happen out there. The weather could take a drastic change, for example, or you could be capsized by a rogue wave, or you … Read more

Using A Kayak Rudder

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Using A Kayak Rudder    If you’re new to sea or flatwater kayaking, one of the areas you may be unsure about is when and how to deploy the rudder on your kayak. First let’s dispel the most common misconception about the rudder on a kayak – that it’s used to steer or turn the … Read more

GPS Guide

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GPS Guide   So what is this GPS thing, exactly? And why can having a handheld GPS receiver be a very smart thing when traveling into the backcountry? Well besides being a great way to figure out where you are, in just about any place in the world (and one of the best ways to … Read more