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Kayak Paddles – Materials Matter


  Second only to the kayak itself, the kayak paddle is widely considered to be one of the most essential pieces of equipment for those who enjoy kayaking. In addition to being the only feasible means for propelling the kayak through the water, the kayak paddle also can greatly affect the paddling experience. Among the best features to look for ...

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Kayak Paddles – A Kayaker’s Second Best Friend


  Of all the gear that a kayaker uses, one of the most important is the kayak paddle. The most important, of course, is the kayak. But even the kayak won’t be going anywhere without the help of a proper paddle. Kayak paddles come in many varieties – they can be made from many different types of materials, come in ...

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Kayak Paddles – Choosing the Best Paddle


If you are an avid sportsman and already love the sport of kayaking, than you likely are already aware of the many different styles of paddles. However, if you are new to the activity, there is a lot to know about paddles. Paddles may be simple to choose, but you do need to know a thing or two about them ...

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What Have You Heard About Paddle Surfing?


Surfing has long been a popular sport among water sport lovers. The benefits of this sport are many such as the fact that it is a fun way to get a great workout, to increase your stamina and to improve balance and focus. However, along with a long list of benefits, there are some critical limitations. Traditional surfing can only ...

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Paddle Boarding – Lessons for Beginners


Many people are looking to enjoy the popular paddle boarding sport. Fortunately, even those who are inexperienced can learn and soon be on their way to enjoying their new skills. Anyone looking to learn how to stand-up paddle can do so in 30 minutes. Such boarding facilities like those of Laguna Beach paddle boarding offer experienced instructors who give lessons ...

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The Perfect End To A Stand Up Paddle Surfing Summer


Water, wind, and sky have delivered another epic Summer. Reports of epic Summer surf worldwide have graced the forums and SUP message boards. I don’t think I’m alone when I say this has been the best stand up paddle summer yet! Remember to make time to reflect. Arriving at the beach at 5:00 to greet the ocean and waves as ...

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Getting Yourself Set Up For Kayaking With The Right Paddle


  Entering into the world of kayaking is a most exciting adventure. You may be starting out with the thoughts of entertaining yourself with a leisure sport where you can just get away from it all and relax. If you have chosen kayaking then you have certainly made a great choice. A word of warning though, is that you may ...

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