Featured Blog Posts

Dockside Kayak Entry and Exit by MRD
Whenever I can, I prefer to enter and exit my kayak at a dock rather than having to step into the water. I learned to do this during a pool course on self-rescue, where we were shown how to get in and out of the kayaks from the edge of the pool without getting wet (well, at least until we began the actual self-rescue training). This approach works well with both sit-on-top and sit-in kayaks. ...

Latest Posts

I remember calling the Courtice Community Complex a few years ago and asking them if I'd be able to book their pool for kayaking drills. I don't remember their rate, and I never did follow ...
by MRD - 13 hours ago
Great blog! Thanks for the tips and including the video. I don't usually have any problems getting in and out of a kayak, but there was one time when I was getting into the kayak in an ...
by Vale - 1 day ago
According to the North Water website's Kayak Cover Fit List, their LARGE 30SK-35b 21” x 36.25” cover is supposed to fit the Walden Vista: ...
by MRD - 1 day ago
Thanks for sharing, Julia, let us know how you like it. For years I have been doing it the "old fashioned" way, taking my handheld GPS with me to record the track from my paddle, and then ...
by MRD - 1 day ago
So far I've managed to paddle at least once in every month except, I think, February and March. But my December and January paddles admittedly required cheating, as they occurred while on ...
by MRD - 2 days ago
Thanks Stu. We should hook up for a paddle some time soon, seeing as we seem to frequent the same local paddling venues.
by MRD - 2 days ago
Did you sell them? <email>
by Phoenix slipper - 2 days ago
There are devices that can help you load a kayak onto your vehicle from the side, with arms that swing down beside the vehicle for loading at chest height, and then raise the boat up onto ...
by MRD - 4 days ago
By entering this site you declare you read and agreed to its Terms, Rules & Privacy and you understand that your use of the site's content is made at your own risk and responsibility.
Copyright © 2006 - 2014 My Kayaking Buddies