Keepin’ it Cool: The Best Kayak Coolers

Kayakers love to discuss (or argue, more like!) the merits of different types of paddling equipment. For example, they talk about the differences, advantages, and disadvantages of sit-in vs. sit-on kayaks, inflatable vs. rigid kayaks, solo vs. tandem kayaks, and recreational vs. touring kayaks. However, the one thing that almost all kayakers agree on is … Read more

What’s The Best Rowing Machine? – 2021 Buyer’s Guide

Updated: January 2021 You’re probably reading this because you’re thinking about buying or renting a rowing machine to improve your fitness or your kayaking technique. When buying a rowing machine, it’s important to choose one that suits your price range, ability and specifications. Buying a rowing machine can often be a daunting or challenging process. … Read more

Best PFDs For Kayaking – 2021 Guide & Reviews

updated: January 2021 Although developments in materials and technology have obviously changed over the years, the essential purpose of the kayaking PFD remains the same: to save lives. There have been numerous studies carried out in different parts of the world to analyze the effectiveness of PFD. Although they may differ with respect to how … Read more

Best Kayaks For Kids – 2021 Buyer’s Guide

Updated: January 2021 Kayaking is a great activity for adults and kids alike. However, because of their smaller size and lower weight, most kids won’t be able to handle a regular-sized kayak. The good news is that there are lots of kid-sized kayaks available, which are designed to make kayaking much more child friendly. Of … Read more

Best Kayak Roof Racks – Safe & Easy Setup

updated 2021 Transporting a kayak is not always easy. After all, even recreational kayaks are too long to fit in the trunk of your car. Inflatable and folding kayaks are one way to get around this problem. Still, most paddling purists prefer more traditional rigid kayaks. While you could load your kayak on to a … Read more

Best Inflatable Kayaks – 2021 Buyer’s Guide

Guide Updated & Improved in January 2021! If you don’t live right next to the water, kayaking invariably involves loading up your boat on a roof rack or tying it to a trailer. That’s because even compact kayaks are around nine-feet long, and tandems can measure 12-feet or longer. Most kayaks are rigid and, while … Read more

Best Folding Kayaks – 2021 Reviews

updated in 2021 with new models & reviews If kayaking has a downside, it is that most kayaks are big and awkward to transport. You’ll need a sturdy roof rack or, more realistically, a trailer to transport your kayak from your home to the water’s edge. And then there’s the issue of storage if you … Read more

Best Whitewater Kayaks: Creek vs Riverrunning vs Playboats

Buying your first whitewater kayak is an unforgettable experience. You’ve saved up and amassed a bunch of cash, been eyeing that one boat you’ve dreamed of owning for months now, researching the boat until you know the finest details, then finally making your purchase.  After all that time working and saving, you have your very … Read more