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Best GoPro Mount for a Kayak in 2020 (REVIEW GUIDE)

What is the best GoPro mount for kayaks? My personal favorite is the Scotty Portable Camera Mount – a pole-mounted kit that fits into the rod holders that are already installed on your kayak’s deck. This design is one of the steadiest setups for holding your GoPro and depending on which rod holder it’s placed […]

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Best Canoe Cart for Portaging in 2020 (REVIEW GUIDE)

If you own a canoe, then you probably already know that one of their biggest advantages over kayaks is that they can carry lots of gear. That may be true out on the water, but trying to portage a fully loaded canoe is a nightmare. That’s where a canoe cart can become incredibly useful, and […]

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Which is Easier to Flip: Canoe or Kayak

If you’re new to paddling and are trying to decide between buying a canoe or a kayak, you might be wondering which of them is more stable. For beginners, one of the biggest worries is flipping the boat over, which can lead to an unpleasant swim or worse, losing some gear if everything isn’t secured. […]

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Best Small & Lightweight Canoe in 2020 (REVIEW GUIDE)

Let’s face it; canoes are heavy; canoes are so heavy that many of them come with their own carrying system – the yoke. Supposedly this makes them more comfortable to portage with, but tell that to the person that has a hundred-pound boat perched on their shoulders. So what is the best small and lightweight […]

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Can You Kayak at the Beach (GUIDE)

Kayaking at the beach sounds both enthralling and terrifying – the opportunity to ride big waves, while also worrying about being swept out to sea. While magazines and TV frequently cover flatwater and whitewater kayaking, sea kayaking is rarely featured. That’s a shame too because sea kayaking can be one of the most exciting forms […]

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Best Canoe for Big Guys in 2020 (REVIEW GUIDE)

If you’re a big fella’, you know how difficult it can be climbing in and out of a kayak. Their cockpits are just not made for bigger bodies and longer legs. Fortunately, this problem does not extend to canoes, and there are plenty of models that are designed with the needs of larger paddlers in […]

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