Category Archives for "Kayaks"

What to Wear During Paddling

 

Hi. I’m Paul. And I’m Kate. When you’re out on the water, we deal with two important environmental factors -the water and the air. The temperature of both of these is very seldom the same. To stay safe and comfortable, it’s important to dress for the water temperature, not just the air temperature. A 70-degree day might feel great on land, but as soon as you get a bit wet, you’ll get cold fast. And if you end up in the water, cold water shock and hypothermia can become real concerns.Continue reading

Knowing Boat Etiquette & Safety for Canoeing

 

We want to talk about boat etiquette and boat safety. Basically a couple things to think about when you go kayaking. You always are required to at least have one life jacket per person in each boat. Now having a life jacket or the PFD in the boat doesn’t do you a lot of good if you’ve flipped the boat and you’re swimming.Continue reading

Colbert & Nick on Boats

 

THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE AND THANK YOU FOR ENOUGHING UP YOUR BEARD BEFORE COMING OUT. YOU HAVE A NICE SORT OF WEDGE GOING ON IN YOUR FACE. >> I AM HOPING WOULD CAST ME AS A VIKING ONE OF THESE DAYS. >> Stephen: OH, YOU WOULD MAKE A GREAT VIKING. >> HAVE YOU STUDIED MUCH OF THE SCANDINAVIANS PEOPLE. >> A BIT, I AM FASCINATED WITH THE VIKING FUNERAL. >> Stephen: OH, YES. >> WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE SET ON FIRE IN A BOAT WHEN YOU DIE. >> I WOULD. >> Stephen: A BOAT YOU BUILT, I IMAGINE. THAT’S RIGHT. MY FRIEND CHRIS PRATT HAS BEEN CONTRACTED TO SHOOT A FLAMING ARROW TO LIGHT THE FUNERAL BOAT ON FIRE.Continue reading

Check List For Beginning Kayakers

 

Hey folks. So just out taking it easy. The lake is back down to the normal level today. I have no plans, no expectations today. But I’ve got a tip that I learned today and that is when you pack up everything and head toward the lake you’ve checked your mental checklists a couple times and thought “yeah, I’ve got everything” then you get to the lake and you realize you forgot your fishing rod.Continue reading

Lifetime Daylite Kayaks

 

Lifetime products offers a full line of recreational kayaks and paddle boards perfect for your next outdoor excursion. The innovative sit on top style of kayak design allows you to get out of the water and experience a new outdoor adventure. The 8 foot daylight kayak has a convenient lightweight design with a 250 pound weight capacity.Continue reading

How to Choose a Kayak : Kayak Types

 

Hi, I’m Russell Farrow, with Sweetwater Kayaks, in St. Pete, Florida. I wanted to give you guys some tips on how to choose the proper kayak. We’ve got several different types of craft out here today, and we’re going to talk through each one of them, from sit on tops to two person tandems, and full on seagoing boats that you can live out of for a month, so come with me, and we’ll check some of them out. So each of theContinue reading

Getting A Canoe or Kayak In Water For Beginners

 

We’re going to talk about getting in and out of the kayak at the shore. You’re not always going to have a dock to get in and out of, so it’s a lot easier, actually, than the dock. All you need to do, get in the water about below your knees, nice shallow water. All you want to do is basically rest the paddle out of your way on the boat in the water, and there’s two ways you can do it.Continue reading

Yakima JayLow Kayak Carrier Review

 

Today we’re going to be taking a look at the Yakima JayLow J-Style Kayak Carrier, part number Y04073. The Yakima JayLow Kayak Carrier is going to allow us to transport one or two kayaks on the roof of our vehicle safely. It uses a universal clamp, which is going to fit around most factory roof rack systems, including your round, square, arrow, elliptical.  We’ve got it around the Yakima round bars here today, using Continue reading