For me, the PFD is not just a life jacket but also a platform to keep handy tools close by and ready for action. Here is a list of the gear I attach to my Kokatat Bahia Tour (full review here) 1) Safety Whistle- It's incredibly loud so should I need to quickly signal to someone near by it should do the job. It's clipped to the main zipper of the PFD. It also has a little compass on it and a thermometer on the other side. 2) Fixed Blade Knife - I had folding blades before but realized that if…
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A Beginners Guide to Kayak Paddling Techniques
Are you completely new at kayaking and want to learn the basics? Or are you a recreational kayaker who wants to up your game? Everyone from beginning to experienced kayakers will want to make sure that they use the proper kayak paddling techniques. Not only will this make you less sore afterward, it will also increase your speed and grace on the water. If you want to learn about what are good kayak paddling techniques, you’ve arrived at the right place. At The Adventure Junkies, we strive to…
Harbor Freight Folding Kayak Trailer
4 kayak trailer made from the Harbor Freight 4x8 1195lb folding trailer. Kayak frame made from Superstrut & Unistrut. Frame lifts off in a single piece so th...
RYOBI NATION - Kayak rack
My flatmate and I are both really into whitewater kayaking. I've got 2 kayaks: a creek and playboat (a surfboard too) and he has a creek one and a slalom. We moved into a house a single garage and not much space to keep all our gear so decided to make a rack to store neatly our kayaks. It had to be strong to take the weight of 4 kayaks, it had to be cheap as we hadn't much money left for this project after spending on house stuff. It had to be easy to do as we had very few tools available…
How to Edge and Do a Brace Stroke in Your Kayak
Capsizes happen. You should be ready if they do and skilled at preventing them. We show how edging and brace strokes can keep you upright.
The DIY Kayak Trailer That Saves Your Back and Budget - Hiking.Earth
Before you buy an expensive roof rack system that will strain your budget and your back, read how I built a DIY kayak trailer for $400 that holds five yaks.
Is It Important To Wax Your Kayak?
Waxing a Kayak has several benefits....it helps to protect your hull for damage and dents, making it last longer. It can even improve speed...But....
The Kayak Self Rescue Ladder
Waterbug's Sit on Top Kayak "Self Rescue Ladder". Self rescue in under one minute with The Self Rescue Ladder. Now available at Http://www.kayakselfrescuelad...
How To Re-Enter A Sit-On-Top Kayak
One of the huge advantages of sit-on-top kayaks over sit-inside kayaks is they're relatively easy to get back onto from the water, and they don't swamp because they have scupper holes, which are holes that go right through the kayak and let the water drain. To stabilize a kayak for someone, you'll position your kayak parallel to the other, get a good grip on it, and lean your body onto the other kayak.
Sea Kayak Self Rescue - The Ladder
Leo demonstrates The Ladder self rescue in a sea kayak. From the DVD Sea Kayak Safety by rockandseaproductions.com - co directed and produced by Leo.
Build Your Own Kayak Trailer: Utility Trailer Conversion
Learn how to build a kayak trailer by converting a utility trailer using Kee Klamp fittings and pipe. An affordable and sturdy Kayak Trailer DIY kit.