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 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.
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.
Best Fishing Kayak

Revealed: The Best Kayak For Fishing

If you’re looking to get started with kayak fishing, our ultimate guide will help you select a fishing kayak and show you the best fishing kayaks on the market.
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...
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.
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.
freshwater kayak fishing

Freshwater Kayak Fishing: A Short Guide

If you are looking for an exciting sports activity that will take you outdoors, you might want to consider freshwater kayak fishing. Unlike most boats, a kayak...
kayak paddle sizing

A Complete Kayak Paddle Sizing Guide

Whether you are an expert kayaker or a beginner, choosing the right kayak and the perfect kayak paddle is your primary first concern. Kayaking is truly a...
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!
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...
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...
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...
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