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How to Social Distance on the Water While Kayaking

A few weeks ago, social distancing was a new term for most of us. Now we are all well-rehearsed in the importance of it and are doing our best to still live our lives while keeping our distance from others. But keeping to ourselves doesn’t

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Dos and Don’ts of Safe Spring Kayaking

Spring is in the air, the ice is starting to melt and for many paddlers that means it’s time to get back in the water. But before you pull your kayak or canoe out of storage and head out for the first time this year,

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Essential Equipment & Accessories for Beginner Kayakers

When beginning a new sport or hobby figuring out exactly what equipment and accessories are needed can be difficult. There are tons of different kayaking accessories out there, some are very universal where others are specific to a certain type of kayaking. But as a

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Why Proper Kayak Storage Matters

Owning your own kayak can be a wonderful but costly investment. It’s important to protect your investment with proper storage. If you don’t, you could be leaving your kayak susceptible to damage and deformity. Protect Your Kayak from Damage and Deformity When a kayak is

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4 Exercises to Get You Ready for Kayaking

You may have stored your kayak for winter, but that doesn’t mean you don’t want to be ready first thing in the spring. Stay in shape during the off season with these exercises and make your first days back on the water more enjoyable. Open

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Cold Water Safety Tips: How to Survive an Icy Dip

Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean you have to put your kayak away. Winter kayaking can be a bit more dangerous, but with the proper gear and preparation, extremely enjoyable. Every time you head out on the water, there is a chance you could end

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Why Kayaking is Great Exercise

Kayak enthusiasts know that this water sport provides a great workout for the entire body and mind. Not only does kayaking provide a great workout, but it gets you outdoors and spending time outside under the sun. Many passionate fitness lovers are incorporating kayaking into

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Kayaking in Cold Weather

Why would anyone want to kayak in colder weather?! For the hardy folks, fall or winter kayaking can lead to incredible views, less crowded areas, and an experience like no other. If you’re not afraid to paddle in minus a few degrees, you might find

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Best Kayaking Apps

The last thing a novice Kayaker wants to think about while peacefully paddling along the water is their phone. Yet, there are benefits to bringing a smartphone to make the journey stress-free. You can silence your notifications and bring your phone along for these benefits!

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The Dos and Don’ts of Kayak Storage

It is the start of pumpkin spice season, and before you know it, the holidays are sneaking up along with company dropping over. It might be hard to squeeze in time to go kayaking. What is a kayaker to do with their gear for the

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Which Kayak is Right for You?

Kayaking is a great sport that can be enjoyed with the whole family. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced kayaker, it’s important to have the right kayak for the most fun. Local sporting goods stores will often host events for customers to try

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Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Basics

We recommend meeting with a SUP professional to find the right SUP board for you and to make sure the paddle is correctly fitted to your height. This will ensure that you will be able to use correct posture and get the most out of

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Health Benefits of Kayaking

Kayaking allows you to experience the beauty of the world from the water. Did you know that it also provides incredible health benefits? Kayaking not only helps you explore but also keeps you healthy and thriving by getting you outside and moving. Learn more about

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Kayaking Tips for Beginners

Nothing beats the feeling of gliding across the water in your kayak. If you’ve never kayaked before, you’re in for a great time. Lots of first-time kayakers become hooked and can’t wait to get back on the water. If you’re reading this before you kayak

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Top Kayak Destinations in the USA

With summer approaching, many avid kayakers are looking for their next kayak destination. In the United States, there are incredible kayak destinations for any skill level. Below is the Log Kayak Rack’s roundup the top kayak destinations in the USA. They’re broken up into three

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6 Kayak Safety Tips

Kayaking is one of the best ways to experience and sightsee a destination. You get to enjoy the beautiful view around you while being up close with the water. Many avid kayakers have experienced incredible close-ups of wildlife and can see a diverse landscape or

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Tips for Organizing All Your Water Sports Gear

When you have a free summer day, and the sun is shining, you don’t want to have to wonder where your kayak paddle is, stock your first-aid kit, or if your paddle board is ready. You want to go! If you want to keep your

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Prep Your Kayak for Spring

Winter is almost over, and spring will be here before you know it! The spring months offer a great window of time for you to prep your kayak for the upcoming season. You want to be ready to hit the water on the first available

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