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...
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.
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...
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 recreational kayak

Best Recreational Kayak: A Buyer’s Guide

Kayaks give you the opportunity to explore, enjoy nature, get fit, and have fun. If you're looking for the best recreational kayak, this guide is a must.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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