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.
best tandem fishing kayak

It Takes Two: What is the Best Tandem Fishing Kayak?

What is the only thing better than a one-person fishing kayak? A two-person fishing kayak! Alright, we know that’s not always the case.
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...
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.
What to Wear Kayaking in All Weather Conditions

What to Wear Kayaking? A Guide to Paddling in All Weather Conditions

Never be uncomfortable in your yak again! Discover what to wear kayaking as well as some handy tips for dressing for both cold and hot weather
9 Insanely Helpful Kayaking Tips for Beginners

9 Insanely Helpful Kayaking Tips for Beginners

These nine helpful kayaking tips for beginners are the things I wish I’d known when I started kayaking. Now I'm sharing them with you...
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.
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.
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...
Pedal Kayaks

Kayaks with Pedals: What are the Benefits?

Kayaks with pedals might seem a bit strange. We conjure up ideas that kayaks must be propelled with paddles. However, for recreational purposes, kayaks with pedals can...
White Water Kayaker

What’s the Best Whitewater Kayak for Beginners?

Getting started whitewater kayaking is a serious endeavor. We explain the ins and outs of these specialist boats and then review a few popular models.
A Guide to Sea Kayaking for Beginners

Ready to Explore the Ocean? A Guide to Sea Kayaking for Beginners

Looking for a primer on sea kayaking for beginners? Here's a newbie friendly guide to the skills, gear, and tools you will need on your journey.
Best Kayaks for Beginners

The Best Kayaks for Beginners: Taking The Plunge (2021 Models)

We rounded up the top kayaks for beginners in 2018. Our list of kayaks represent good value and are beginner friendly: sturdy, stable and easy to paddle.
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.
How to plan the perfect kayaking trip

How to Plan the Perfect Kayaking Trip

How do you go about planning a dream kayaking trip? Here's a complete guide to planning a trip that’s nothing but smooth sailing from beginning to end.