Fitness for Kayaking – Exercise, Stretching, and Nutrition for Peak Performance Paddling

Fitness for Kayaking – Exercise, Stretching, and Nutrition for Peak Performance Paddling

Many people will jump in a kayak without giving fitness a second thought. Don't be one of these people! Learn the secrets to endless paddling energy.
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...
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...
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.
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.
The Kayak Bucket List

The Kayak Bucket List – 13 Things to Do and 25 Places to See...

Everyone needs a list of goals and life aspirations, but one list always tops ‘em all – the bucket list. Find inspiration in these kayak bucket list ideas.
10 Golden Rules of Kayak Safety

The 10 Golden Rules of Kayak Safety

There’s a lot of fun to be had boating, but there’s also the potential for things to go fatally wrong. Every paddler is responsible for their own safety.
Best Kayaks for Beginners

The Best Kayaks for Beginners: Taking The Plunge (2019 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.
kayaking for beginners

Kayaking for Beginners – Essential Reading for New Paddlers

Our ultimate guide to kayaking for beginners teaches you everything you need to go from newbie to pro paddler in the shortest time possible.
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.
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
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...
Intex Challenger K1 - complete package inflatable kayak

Intex Challenger K1 Review

The Intex Challenger K1 is a great inflatable kayak for older kids and adults. It's lightweight, has an affordable (cheap) price tag and offers great fun! Being a beginner kayak, it's obviously not as durable and rigid as the high-end inflatable kayaks like the Advanced Elements and Sea Eagle models but it's not fair to compare these to the Challenger K1. The Intex Challenger K2 is the 2-Persons version.
The essential list of kayak safety equipment

The Essential List of Kayak Safety Equipment: 14 Must Haves!

There's a big difference between being safety conscious and bringing enough kayak safety equipment to sink your yak. Our list covers the 14 essential items!
Rod Jenkins kayak launch

How to Get In and Out of a Kayak

The majority of capsizes aren’t due to poor form and happen way before any paddling takes place! Here're simple tips to enter and exit your yak like a pro.