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Essential Equipment for Beginner Kayakers

kayaker with lifejacket & paddleStarting a new sport or hobby can be an exciting adventure, but also confusing a one if you are truly are a beginner. Many first-time kayakers wonder exactly what equipment and accessories they will need. Here we’ve put together a list of essential gear every kayaker should have.

Essential Kayaking Equipment

Before you hit the water, this is a list of must have kayaking accessories and gear to make sure you stay safe on your trip on the water.

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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 their exercise routine for its benefits. While you may enjoy kayaking simply for the adventure and ability to experience life on the water, you’re still getting a great benefit.

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The Best Fall & Winter Storage for Your Kayak

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 fall and winter? We offer the best dos and don’ts of proper fall and winter kayak storage.

By storing your gear properly, you’ll protect it during the offseason and have less maintenance in the spring when you’re ready to start paddling again.

Top Four Don’ts of Kayak Storage

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The Benefits of Joining a Kayak or Paddling Club

Sea KayakKayaking is a fun way to spend some time on the water and can be even more fun when enjoyed with other enthusiasts. Not only is the company on the water a plus, but it gives you the opportunity to learn tips and tricks from other kayakers. You can easily find clubs to join online via forums and Facebook groups.

The Benefits of Joining a Kayak or Paddling Club

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Which Kayak is Right for You?

Sea KayakKayaking 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 out different kayaks, so keep your eyes out for those. It’s a great way to try out different types of kayaks before purchasing.

Which Kayak is Right for You?

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Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Basics

Adult on SUP with childWe 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 your stand-up paddle board experience.

Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Basics

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