What is a hacker fare?

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?

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What materials are used to build plastic kayaks?

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?

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Repairing Kayak Holes

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

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Can a kayak be anchored in a river?

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?

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