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How to Choose a Kayak

I get that choosing a kayak can feel a little daunting … 

Fortunately for you, we have a kayak filter that is fairly straightforward.

But if you want to understand  how to choose a kayak, the following guides explain what happens when you use the kayak filter:

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Solo vs Tandem Kayaks

The truth is that solo isn’t better than tandem and tandem isn’t better than solo. Like most things in life, there are pros and cons to each.

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Sit-in vs Sit-on-top Kayaks

The truth is that there is no winner in the sit-in vs sit-on-top kayaks debate, and no loser either. Both have their advantages and disadvantages and hopefully this article will help you figure out which is right for you.

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Kayak Weight

When it comes to kayak weight, you would think ‘the lighter, the better’, right?
But… there are other factors that are affected by the kayak’s weight, such as performance, capacity and size.

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Kayak Capacity

It’s tempting to look for a kayak that has the highest capacity possible (just in case), but generally speaking, the higher the kayak capacity, the heavier the kayak…

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Coastal/Open Water Kayaks

Open water kayaks have to be able to cope with swell and chop. There are both sit-in and sit-on-top options available.

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Whitewater vs Flatwater Kayaks

Yes, there is a BIG difference between whitewater kayaks and flat-water kayaks. And then there are crossover kayaks, which are somewhere in between…

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Max Trip Length

It’s important to consider your maximum trip length when you are buying a kayak.
For longer trips, certain features of the kayak become more important.

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Dog Friendly Kayaks

You take your dog hiking, you take your dog to the beach, you take your dog to bed with you, so why not take your dog kayaking?

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Can you fish from an inflatable kayak?

We have fishing kayaks for the serious angler, but most of our kayaks are stable and durable enough for occasional kayak fishing.

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Taking Small Kids Kayaking

Families come in all shapes and sizes, so it’s important to understand what to look for when you are buying a kayak for you and your small kids.

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Kayak Comparisons

Did the kayak filter get you down to two or three kayaks, but your not sure which one to choose from there?

The following kayak comparisons will help you choose a kayak from our most popular kayaks that often make the shortlist:

AdvancedFrame Kayak vs AdvancedFrame Sport Kayak

AdvancedFrame Convertible vs AdvancedFrame Convertible Elite Kayak

Kayak Recommendations

Which Flat Water Solo Inflatable Kayak Should I Get?

Which Tandem Inflatable Kayak Should I Get?

Which Open Water, Sit in, Solo Inflatable Kayak Should I Get?

Kayaks by Category

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