Launching and landing your sea kayak can be tricky.
The following video is a brief tutorial that demonstrates techniques for launching and landing your sea kayak.
This video is not a substitute for actual training , but serves as a great primer. There are a number of great tips including the use of thigh braces for better stability.
Also covered are the 3 methods of landing your kayak. Broaching ( leaning into a wave that pushes you into the beach), Ride the wave in and the use of the paddle as a rudder for riding the wave in or paddling in backwards.
Watch the following video with Paddle Jas to see these techniques in action.