In summary, kayaking is so much more than it appears to be. Through kayaking, I learn valuable lessons, feel at peace in nature, make memories with my mom, and gain a sense of self-accomplishment through tension. To you, it may simply be a small boat, but to me, it's an outlet.
In my limited experience with kayaking, I learned more than I realized about gear, safety, and fitness, and thought I'd share it with you.
My experience building a Northwest Passage solo cedar-strip canoe.
An honest review of my personal experience with Get Up and Go Kayaking tour at Rock Springs in Kelly Park.
The New River Gorge, WV is home to zip lines, whitewater rafting, and the iconic New River Gorge Bridge. It’s a great vacation destination for families and friends.
Are you looking for the perfect name for your houseboat, fishing boat, or sailboat? Look no further. Here are 500 creative names to choose from.
Making wooden foot braces for a cedar-strip canoe or kayak.
Oh no, is your anchor stuck? Here's the best (and safest) ways to try to free it.
This is my journal from part of a longer Minnesota adventure that didn't quite go according to plan, when my backcountry travel buddy and I decided to canoe through the Boundary Waters rather than backpack the overgrown, hard-to-follow Border Route Trail.
Do you think the starter has gone out on your jet ski? No worries. It's easy to replace.
Snorkeling is one of the top must-do things in Hawaii. Here are some helpful tips and suggestions for all snorkelers – to ensure a safe and fun underwater experience!
Tennessee has a lot of rivers and humid summers, making it no surprise that kayaking, canoeing, and tubing nearby rivers is quickly becoming a popular past time of state residents.
Tennessee's Duck River, from Normandy Dam to Three Forks Bridge, offers good fishing, beautiful scenery and swift-flowing water .
A black graphite bottom is an attactive, durable and functional addition to a canoe.
The Cotee River and the James E. Grey Preserve are located on the Great Florida Birding Trail in New Port Richey and offer a scenic and relaxing kayak experience.
I hadn't thought of kayaking until my sons introduced me to it. When I decided to buy my own kayak, this 10-foot sit-on-top kayak from Future Beach turned out to be perfect.
My dream of owning a Jeep Wrangler came true a few years ago. My dream of owning a kayak came true more recently. This is how I solved the dilemma getting the kayak to water on my soft top Jeep.
Once you have completed all of the sanding and caressing of wood in the lower part of the hull it is time to apply the fiberglass and epoxy
This is the step in the build process where your kayak actually starts to look like something. This can be a source of motivation.
The stems on a wood strip kayak are ¼ strips of wood which are steamed, shaped and glued together with thickened epoxy. The sheer clamp is what is used to attach the deck to the bottom of the hull.
Making forms that determine the shape of the hull and deck, then setting them up on a build table for construction of a Cedar Strip Kayak.