Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame Kayak Review

The Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame Convertible Inflatable Kayak has a unique design that combines the lightweight and portability of an inflatable kayak, with the handling and performance of a hardshell, for a kayak that’s difficult to beat. The AdvancedFrame kayak consistently gets rave reviews from both experts and amateurs who love the innovative, best-of-both-worlds design and ease of …

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Driftsun Rover 120 Kayak Review

The Driftsun Rover 120 is a one-person inflatable kayak with everything you need for whitewater adventures. It goes from a compact, 22-pound package to a full-size kayak in less than 5 minutes, with all the features you need to face even Class III and Class IV rapids. It’s a rugged, comfortable, high-performance kayak with incredible simplicity and …

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Intex Explorer K2 Kayak Review

The Explorer K2 from Intex could be the best cheap kayak on the market with a sleek design and durability you may not expect from an inflatable. With a 400-pound capacity and enough room for two adults, it’s a great way to enjoy the space savings and convenience of an inflatable, with all the fun functionality of …

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Sevylor Quikpak K5 Kayak Review

Most people love inflatable kayaks for the ease and convenience of taking them from place to place, but the Sevylor Quikpak K5 kayak takes portability to a whole new level. This set unfolds from a backpack, converting the backpack itself into a seat and skirt and then the whole kayak converts back up into the backpack when …

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How To Get In And Out Of A Kayak Safely

The first thing you should probably learn about as a beginner at kayaking is how to get in and out of your kayak. For sit on top kayaks and canoes it’s not too difficult but a closed cockpit kayak can prove a little more tricky, especially if it’s your first time. In this guide we’ll …

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A Quick Guide To The Different Types Of Kayaks

Most people have an idea of what a kayak looks like in their mind but, there are actually many different types that all look different and have subtle differences. When choosing which type of kayak to purchase or reading beginner kayak reviews, you need to think about what you’re going to be using it for. …

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A Brief History Of Kayaking: Where Did It Originate?

Kayaking isn’t just a modern past time that people do for fun on the weekend. It’s been a huge part of human survival for thousands of years. In this post, we’re going to take a look at how the kayak has been used over the centuries and how it evolved to its current form. Who …

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Kayak Paddling Techniques: A Beginner’s Guide

One of the great things about kayaking is that anyone can pick it up very quickly. All you need is a kayak, a kayak paddle and some water and you’re good to go. But, it does help to know a bit more about how to handle your boat when you’re in it. In this beginner’s …

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Inflatable Kayak vs Hardshell: Which Is Better?

If you’re considering buying a kayak then its very easy to feel overwhelmed with the sheer amount of choice! There are so many different types of kayak and knowing which one you should get can be quite confusing. Should you buy a top rated inflatable kayak or hardshell is a question that we get asked …

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The 10 Best Inflatable Kayaks: Reviews and Buyer’s Guide

In recent years, the design and technology of inflatable kayaks has improved tremendously. While inflatable kayaks used to be more like toys, used for fun and flotation, today they offer the improved durability, handling, and speed that make them serious competitors to hardshell kayaks. In fact, today’s inflatables offer several important advantages over traditional hardshell …

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