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.
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.
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.
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…
Open water kayaks have to be able to cope with swell and chop. There are both sit-in and sit-on-top options available.
Yes, there is a BIG difference between whitewater kayaks and flat-water kayaks. And then there are crossover kayaks, which are somewhere in between…
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.
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?
We have fishing kayaks for the serious angler, but most of our kayaks are stable and durable enough for occasional kayak fishing.
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.