Upcoming EventsApr28Tue6:00 pm Tuesday Paddles Starting Up Spri... @ Howard Pinkley LandingTuesday Paddles Starting Up Spri... @ Howard Pinkley LandingApr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pmNo regular paddles are planned until next spring. We do have monthly meetings at Wildwood Metroparks. Hope to see you there! SPRING PADDLE NOTES: Join us for our regular Tuesday night paddle. We will be launching from the Howard … Continue reading →Jun5Friall-day South Bass Island Kayak Rendezvous @ South Bass Island State ParkSouth Bass Island Kayak Rendezvous @ South Bass Island State ParkJun 5 – Jun 7 all-dayThis will be the 16th South Bass Island Kayak Rendezvous gathering on Lake Erie. Join more than 100 kayakers from the tri-state area and beyond for a weekend of paddling, camping, socializing and exploring the islands located in the western … Continue reading →
Category Archives: Safety
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
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.
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.
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
Video from Paddling.com.
Demonstration and brief explanation on performing a boat over boat rescue in sea kayaks.
Tips on how to survive a fall into cold water.