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How to Choose a Kayak Paddle That’s Right For You

long blade paddleNow that you’ve got that new kayak or decided on the one you want, the next most important thing is to find the right type of paddle for your needs.

There are several things you need to consider when choosing a paddle. Generally speaking, the taller you are, the longer the paddle you will need and the wider your kayak is, the longer the paddle you will need. But there are several other factors that may affect your choice, like your paddling style, what type of paddling you intend to do and even your fitness level.

We hope this guide helps you make some of those decisions, but sometimes your choice will come down to how it works for you in practice. Sometimes you have to try a few before you find what really works for you, but we hope to help you narrow it down a bit. Continue reading

5 Central U.S. Kayak Adventures Right In Your Backyard

Kayak Adventure

Suburban Kayak Adventure

So you can’t get to the ocean to satisfy your watersports cravings. There’s plenty of adventure right near home. Here are five super locations to put your paddle in the water and you don’t even have to take vacation days! Continue reading

Choosing The Right Kayak

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Thinking about what kind of kayak you want to buy?

Here’s everything you need to know to choose the right kayak for you!

What do you want to do with your kayak? Do you want to paddle slowly across a lake or down a lazy river, rush swiftly downstream on Class 5 rapids? Skirt lightly across the seafoam while checking out a pod of dolphins? Or maybe you like to hunt or fish? Or take the family camping? There is a kayak that is right for you and this article will help you figure it out.
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