The Top 5 Tips For Kayakers [Video]

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Become a better paddler with these 5 kayaking tips.

Believe it or not, but a rudder isn’t for turning. A rudder’s main purpose is to help keep your kayak traveling straight. Especially in windy conditions. So a rudder helps you

Know the limitations of your kayaking equipment and your  ability to handle yourself if difficulty occurs while out. The most obvious thing to master is re-entering a capsized kayak while actually in the water. Naturally sit-on-tops are easier to re-enter once you have capsized.

Proper rack systems for your car. Specialty kayak racks make transporting your kayak so much easier than using standard factory installed roof rack systems.

Use torso rotation for the power in all of your strokes. In other words, use your whole upper body and always keep safety in mind and use life-jackets.

Watch the following video where Ken Whiting takes you through the 5 suggested kayaking tips on more detail.

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