Kayaking is one of the true extreme sports that will be long-lived in history. This sport has proven to test a person’s nerves, whole body and mental stamina. A challenging experience that undoubtedly flushes out the women and men from among the boys and girls. If a person does not know what they are doing, they may find themselves literally up or down the creek without a paddle.
Not all sporting kayaks are built using the same design. Many years ago animal skins were used to cover hand fashioned frames made of wood. They served the hunters and gatherers of those times very well. We have come a long way since then by advancing from only being able to seat one person.
– The majority of kayaks are fashioned in a manner that require people to sit inside of them with the upper sections of the body exposed. But there are ones designed for use on smoother water surfaces such as is found in lakes. The flat indentation is designed on top for sitting above instead of partially inside the unit.
– The easy gliding sea kayaks are a stretch of luxury due to their thin and extra long design.
– Challenging the rough and rugged rapids requires maneuverability and easy recovery from rolling and flipping upside down. Manufacturers accommodate these daring kayakers by producing short and sturdy units that can withstand the harsh demand put on them throughout every twist and turn.
No matter what your kayaking style may be, we wish you the best and safest adventure possible. Take the time to check all of your equipment thoroughly because when you hit the water, the challenge begins between you and nature. Our hopes are that you will win by making it back to shore safely. Have fun.