How to paddle a kayak correctly

How to Paddle a Kayak Correctly – 3 Must Know Strokes

Kayaking is surprisingly simple to learn. It can be picked up easily by even the most uncoordinated klutz. Here's the correct technique for paddling.
Transporting a Kayak

Transporting a Kayak: Getting to the Water Safely

Transporting a kayak or canoe can sometimes be a challenge. Let’s take a look at all the ways you can get your kayak to the water safely.
Canoe Vs Kayak: What's the Difference?

Canoe Vs Kayak: What’s the Difference?

If you can’t decide between a kayak or canoe, we’ll explore the differences between the two and find out which one is best for you...
Best Kayak Roof Rack

Best Kayak Roof Rack: Safely Transporting Your Kayak

If you’re heading out on a paddling trip, we recommend using a roof rack. Check out the best kayak roof racks made to fit all vehicle models.
kayak fishing tips

Kayak Fishing Tips: 8 Must Know Tips for Every Angler

Kayak fishing is fun but it will be even better for you to think about what you can do to make it more successful as you can...
Is kayaking dangerous? Let's look at the top hazards to be aware of.

Is Kayaking Dangerous? 9 (Potentially Fatal) Hazards to Be Aware of

Understand what the real dangers of kayaking are. Being aware of these hazards and knowing how to manage them might just save your life.
best kayak paddles comparison

Best Kayak Paddles

You know we paddle almost every single day and we’ve been using so many different kayak paddles throughout the years. From cheap plastic paddles up to the...
Tips to Avoid Kayak Capsizing

Avoiding Kayak Capsizing – Tips On How Not to Tip

Most capsizes aren’t planned and they often happen when you least expect it. Here're 6 tips to avoid capsizing and guidance on what to do if it happens.
The History of Kayaking

The History of Kayaking

Ever wondered about the origins of kayaking? With kayak history stretching as far back as 4000 years, you can bet this vessel has a tale or two to tell.
Sit-on-top Kayaking

Sit on Top Fishing Kayak: Here’s What to Look for!

We have reviewed tons of fishing kayaks on Paddle Pursuits. Basically, there are two styles of fishing kayaks: sit in and sit on top. The purpose of this...
The Ultimate Kayak Fishing for Beginners Guide

Kayak Fishing for Beginners: The Only Guide You’ll Need

I may be the luckiest guy on earth. I have found something that combines two of my greatest passions; kayaking and fishing. Fishing for trout in Scotland’s backcountry...
best inflatable kayak

What is the Best Inflatable Kayak?

Inflatable kayaks are considered flimsy, "toy" kayaks. Not true! Our guide shows you why inflatables are awesome and how to pick the best inflatable kayak.
types of kayaks

Types of Kayaks: How to Choose

Deciding between all the different types of kayaks can be overwhelming. There are tons of them, and all with different purposes... but we're here to help!
kayaking with kids

Kayaking with Kids: A Complete Guide

Spending time kayaking on the lake can be a great family activity. However, when you choose to bring children along for the trip, it can get tricky.
14 River Kayaking Tips to Build Control and Confidence

14 River Kayaking Tips to Build Control and Confidence

Whether you’re just getting started paddling moving water or you’ve been navigating whitewater for years, our river kayaking tips will get you thinking.