A kayak is a small boat used for transportation means, while kayaking is an activity that involves using a double-bladed peddle or simply two peddles. They are available in various sizes and types depending on their function. Unlike canoes, Kayaks have a closed deck.

Kayaks are not spacious and only carry one peddler and two or three people at most; kayaking is awesome and can be done in any water body, whether lake or river. Other kayaks are specifically designed for some specific activities; others are meant for racing while others for watercourses.

If you are looking forward to trying kayaking soon, you don’t need a lot of things. You will need a kayak, paddle, life jacket, and of course, a safe place. You will have to rent a Kayak because you are a learner and there is no need to buy one if you don’t know how to use it.

If you plan on going fishing or camping, you might need some other things and more so a waterproof bag to keep your items safe. Learning Kayaking is a bit easy, and most people enjoy it even on their first day.

Pros of kayaking

They are more flexible than Kayaks

It’s easy and quick to learn kayaking basics

They are in a position to understand whitewater better than canoes

It’s a bit lighter and easier to transport canoes

They move faster than canoes, especially when you put effort into the paddler

There is nothing hard about kayaking; you just need a trainer if you are a first-timer. You need to be cautious when kayaking that is especially if you don’t know how to swim.

All the best in your journey towards Kayaking, and remember to take life-saving jackets with you. It won’t take long before you know how to paddle yourself, have fun.