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Kayaking Tips - Kayak fishing by WhiteWhaterLovers .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm Don't buy everything at once. Get used to your gear before adding the fishfinder, live bait well, adjustable rod holder, and GPS Get a good seat. Invest in a thermal molded seat (not foam cushion) for maximum comfort Get a gunwale. Having a gunwale on a fishing kayak will let you mount a rod holder, fish finder, compass, and so on Get t ... Read on »
Kayaking Tips - Whitewater kayak tips by WhiteWhaterLovers .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm Basic gear. The basics include boat, paddle, sprayskirt, helmet and lifejacket Get the accessories. Wetsuit, drytop, booties,gloves, float bags, throw ropes, and a large net bag to store it all. Learn basic skills. Learn are bracing, rolling, and wet exiting in calm water, then eddy turns, peel outs, ferrying, and surfing in moving water ... Read on »
A history in the paddling and also kayakTypes involving canoes along with kayaksModern canoes nevertheless appear to be those Ch by RSelena Posted Thu 07 Mar 2013 12:51am     A history in the paddling and also kayakTypes involving canoes along with kayaksModern canoes nevertheless appear to be thoseCheap Mabinogi Goldthe particular Indians created long ago. The particular Indians extended brichbark as well as templates more than light, solid plank support frames. Today's canoes are common created from timber, tim ... Read on »
Kayaking Tips - Sea kayak tips by WhiteWhaterLovers .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm Practice riding offshore swells. These waves dissipate slowly without breaking, and give you a welcome push. It helps you get where you are going Set up caches. On out and return trips, set up resupply caches along the way to lighten the load. Hang supplies in a sturdy drybag our of reach of animals Supplement your backcountry diet with nat ... Read on »
Sea Kayak Georgia Sea Kayak Symposium by derrick m. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 14 Oct 2007 12:00am Oh Savannah you know we can’t wait Cos it might be too late If we wait any longer – gary brooker Sea Kayak Georgia will be hosting their Symposium and BCU Week October 28th through November 1. This year they are featuring master classes with Gorden Brown, and of course Nigel Dennis and Fiona Whitehead will be there for BCU ... Read on »
Kayaking Tips - Choosing a kayak by WhiteWhaterLovers .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm Choose a comfortable seat. Look for good back and hip support, and take the kayak out for a try before buying Cockpit versus sit on top. Sit on top kayaks are great for beginners who fear being trapped in a cockpit, and for fishing. And they won't swamp if it rolls Fishing kayaks. Fishing kayaks should be 12 - 16 ft long and wide enough to ... Read on »
How to Choose a Kayak by Dr. John H. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:48pm Between May and October each year in New England, the sum of the water temperature in the Charles River plus the daytime air temperature exceeds 100 degrees, reducing the risk of hypothermia in the case of submersion. For me, that's kayaking season. At least 3 times a week, on my way home to western suburbs of Boston, I stop at the Char ... Read on »
That’s Not A Kayak? by derrick m. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 15 Nov 2007 12:00am Kayak (Merriam – Webster) 1 : an Eskimo canoe made of a frame covered with skins except for a small opening in the center and propelled by a double-bladed paddle 2 : a portable boat styled like an Eskimo kayak The definition of a kayak above is pretty typical of what you’ll find in any dictionary. The “k ... Read on »
Kayaking for a cause by Kristen D. Posted Sat 06 Sep 2008 7:33am Check out this video from CNN.com: http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2008/09/05/smith.artic.kayak.itn It tells the story of a man who took an arctic kayak trip to measure how quickly ice was melting there. Pretty insightful. Read on »
Kayaking 101 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Nov 2008 11:41pm My last weekend in New Hampshire was a rainy one. Not quite as much rain as last spring in southern NH, but enough rain to destroy roads, flood houses, and generally make a mess. I drove around on the second day of rain trying to get pictures of a nearby river, but all the roads around it were closed due to its flooding. The next day, I went ... Read on »