The NRS MaverIK II is an excellent inflatable kayak for both beginners and intermediate paddlers. This popular model delivers the same great performance and durability of the NRS MaverIK I, but in a larger tandem configuration. The NRS MaverIK II boasts high rocker angles and an increased waterline. These two features mean that it can track well in calm water and can easily go through choppy river waves. Northwest River Supplies (NRS) is a neat company — it’s owned by its employees, which means that they have a real interest in making sure that customers are satisfied and well-taken care of. When you choose to buy an inflatable kayak manufactured by NRS, you can expect first-class quality, great customer service, and honesty. In this NRS MaverIK 2 review, we’ll be discussing this popular model’s best features, specs, […]

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The AIRE Lynx I inflatable kayak is an extremely versatile solo kayak that is stable and easy to maneuver. Regardless of whether you want something for flatwater cruising or tricky class III whitewater sections, this well-built inflatable kayak does not disappoint. AIRE inflatable kayaks are known for their top-shelf build quality, and the Lynx I builds upon that reputation. Featuring the best in materials, design, and construction methods, this model is a great choice for beginner paddlers as well as the most experienced. In this AIRE Lynx 1 review, we’re going to cover the pros and cons, features, specs, and more. If you’re looking for a versatile inflatable kayak that comes with an outstanding warranty and is built to last a very long time, this is one that […]

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The largest inflatable kayak in the popular Explorer lineup, the Sea Eagle 420x is a 2 or 3 person kayak that is capable of supporting up to 855 pounds. Perfect for anyone who needs a roomy and durable inflatable kayak for hauling plenty of gear, the 420x offers a lot in the way of comfort and versatility. Sea Eagle has a longstanding reputation for making great inflatable kayaks. The family owned and operated company has been making inflatable watercraft since the 1960’s, and their excellent customer service and industry leading warranty coverage show that they are serious about standing behind what they make. In this Sea Eagle 420x Explorer review, we’ll be covering the standout features of this popular inflatable kayak, the materials and construction, […]

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Okay — so it’s not an inflatable, but we still think the new HYPAR Kayak is seriously cool. Weighing in at 18 pounds, the HYPAR folding kayak is extremely portable and sets up in just three minutes. It can be carried around like a backpack when folded up, and the durable Akyboard polypropylene construction is allegedly super durable. What’s more impressive, is the HYPAR kayak’s versatility. It sports a modular design that can be easily reconfigured to a sailboat, canoe, dinghy, and even a solar-powered motor boat. HYPAR has a mid-April 2017 crowdfunding campaign planned for Indiegogo…

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If you’re looking for a super versatile tandem kayak that is tough as nails and a ton of fun to take out on the water, the Sea Eagle 380x Explorer is an inflatable kayak that should be on your radar. This is an extremely popular model that also works well as a solo kayak, and it can handle everything from fishing, whitewater, recreational paddling, and even sailing. We are big fans of the Sea Eagle brand. Sea Eagle has been making some of the best inflatable boats and kayaks on the water since the 1960’s, and their great customer service and outstanding warranty coverage shows that they are serious about standing behind their gear. In this review of the Sea Eagle 380x Explorer kayak, we’ll […]

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In this post, we’re going to share our list of the best kayaking books for 2017. Every kayaking enthusiast should have some books about kayaking in their personal library for inspiration and enjoyment, and the books listed below are a great starting point! Whether you’re interested in kayaking adventure tales or instructional books for building kayaks, there’s something for everyone in this list. These books are also great gift ideas for the kayaker in your life. So without further ado, let’s get to it… Best Books about Kayaking — 2017

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The Sea Eagle 300x Explorer is the perfect choice for kayakers who need a durable, versatile kayak that can do just about anything. The 300x is the smallest kayak in Sea Eagle’s popular Explorer lineup, and it’s a great choice for all-around solo kayaking. In 1968 Sea Eagle released their first inflatable kayak, breaking into the world of inflatable watercraft. Family owned and operated, Sea Eagle has continued to improve upon their earlier designs, creating one of the best inflatable kayak lineups available today. Inflatable kayaks have revolutionized the sport for many people, bringing an element of convenience and portability that traditional kayaks cannot match. In Sea Eagle 300x review, we will look at this popular inflatable kayak’s construction, durability, optional configurations, warranty, and more. […]

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The Sea Eagle Travel Canoe 16 (TC16) is truly a game changer, and it’s an excellent choice for canoeing and outdoor enthusiasts. The TC16’s overall quality and design are outstanding, and the amazing portability of this inflatable canoe gives it a big advantage over traditional canoes. If you love hitting the water for a day of canoeing but hate having to lug a bulky canoe around, Sea Eagle’s inflatable travel canoe is the perfect solution. With it’s innovative and patented all-drop stitch design, the TC16 is both packable and rugged. Sea Eagle has a long-standing reputation for manufacturing excellent inflatable boats and kayaks. Their many years of experience continues to give them an advantage over many newer startup companies, and the fact that they are […]

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The Backwater Paddle Assault Hand Paddle is a must-have kayak accessory for anyone who enjoys fishing, hunting, or taking photos from their kayak. The Assault Hand Paddle allows you to continue paddling with one hand while holding your fishing rod, camera, or other gear, and it’s small and convenient size allows it to be easily stored inside of your kayak within arms reach. While we admit that this paddle definitely looks a bit strange at first glance, we absolutley love its unique design. The paddle’s large hook makes it a great tool for grabbing hold of stuff, and the teeth provide excellent grip when pushing off. There are so many different uses for the Assault Hand Paddle — it’s really an indispensable piece of kayaking […]

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A dry bag is one of the most important kayaking accessories you’ll ever purchase. Having a good dry bag is the key to keeping your gear dry, and far too many kayakers learn this lesson the hard way! In this post, we’re going to share our list of this year’s top 10 kayaking dry bags. If you want to buy the best dry bag for kayaking, you’ll be happy to know that we’ve narrowed down the crowded field to just ten awesome bags — these are the best of the best. So without further ado, let’s dive right in… Top 10 Best Dry Bags for Kayaking SealLine Baja Dry Bag The SealLine Baja Dry Bag is an extremely popular, all-purpose dry bag that is perfect […]

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