Kayakers sometimes find themselves needing to fly their kayaks. They are always on the lookout for ways to save money on air travel, which is unsurprising. And one of the more popular methods of reducing the cost of air travel is by secret city ticketing, also known as hacker fares. Airline travellers use airline booking… Continue reading What is a hacker fare?
The majority of plastic kayaks on the market are Polyethylene. Plastics, food packaging, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, industrial processes, biodegradable plastics, and medical devices commonly use this polymer form. It is less expensive and more plentiful than other materials. Manufacturers offer a variety of materials and proprietary high-tech processes for producing a particular model, ranging from recreational… Continue reading What materials are used to build plastic kayaks?
If you need to repair a hole in your kayak, go online and look up the model and manufacturer to see if it’s made of linear or crosslinked polyethylene. For filling holes in a fibreglass kayak, only one kind of epoxy resin is appropriate. In addition to being used in the manufacture of linear polyethylene,… Continue reading Repairing Kayak Holes
Water and mild soap are all you need to clean your polyethylene kayak. To keep your hull clean, all it takes is a fast rinse with clean, fresh water. You can pay special attention to this if you can paddle in salt water or if you have a boat with a skeg. Don’t load or… Continue reading What’s the best way to clean a kayak?
In any case, you will need to transport your boats on a truck roof rack. When a trailer is taller than the truck’s cab, a front-hitch and goal-post mount can be needed. Your car’s roof can be fitted with a rack made specifically for your vehicle, such as Yakima’s. When transporting hard shell kayaks, it’s… Continue reading What is the best way to transport a kayak on a fifth wheel?
Buying a kayak – tips for beginners One of our favorite pastimes is kayaking, which allows us to explore almost any body of water. Our experts have put together some buying tips for a kayak that suits your skills and environment to assist you in making the best decision. Where will you use your kayak?… Continue reading Buying a kayak – Tips for beginners
What is the minimum age to start kayaking? Chances are, your children will love kayaking. Planning and organization will enable you to savor every moment. However, it is necessary to remember to start small to avoid unnecessary stress by avoiding surprises. Children between the ages of seven and ten are the ideal age to learn to… Continue reading How old should a child be to learn kayaking
Kayaking and camping are two activities that complement each other and are a lot of fun. A kayak and a travel trailer are things that can add immense excitement to a camping trip. You might be thinking, as a first-time RVer, “How do I bring the kayak in the RV?” Kayaks can be stored in… Continue reading What is the best way to transport a kayak in a motorhome?
To keep your kayak anchored on the river, you’ll need equipment such as anchors and other devices for anchoring your kayak. When securing a kayak with an anchor, one of the most critical factors is stability. The anchor should provide sufficient stability for the boat that you can use both hands to do something else… Continue reading Can a kayak be anchored in a river?
A kayak’s paddle makes a huge difference on the water. Whatever you are using your paddle for, it needs to be long enough to protect your hands from hitting the sides of your kayak. Take one that’s too long, and you could end up zigzagging your kayak across the water, which can be exhausting. The… Continue reading How long of a kayak paddle do I need?