Category Archives: Safety

Kayaking First Aid

How often do you think about First Aid while kayaking? Probably not often enough. Bandages, Ibuprofen, antihistamines, extra water; these are just a few of the things that should go into your first aid kit. Here are a few articles … Continue reading

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Kayaking For Beginners

Learn the golden rules of recreational kayaking for beginners including how to paddle efficiently and plan ahead in order to stay safe and enjoy your time on the water.    

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How To Re-Enter Your Kayak

This video shows helpful tips on how to get back in a sit-on kayak after it has flipped in water that is too deep to touch the bottom.

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Paddling In Cold Weather

Austin Kayak published a great article called 5 Tips to Extend Your Paddling in Cold Weather. In it they made several good points: Make sure you have the right equipment Layer Stay well fed and hydrated Be familiar with rescue techniques … Continue reading

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What Happens If I Flip

Video from Paddling.com.

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Demonstration of the Boat over Boat Rescue in Sea Kayaking

Demonstration and brief explanation on performing a boat over boat rescue in sea kayaks.

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Cold Water Boot Camp Video

Tips on how to survive a fall into cold water.

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WEAR YOUR LIFE JACKETS/PDF’s

We wanted to remind everyone after what happened in Sandusky Ohio Sunday, April 7th, how important your life jackets or Personal Flotation Devices (PDF) really are!  No matter how good of a swimmer you are, you can not be prepared … Continue reading

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