Humpback Whale Scares Paddler

Humpback Whale Scares Paddler

One of the most amazing things about paddling off the California coast is the chance to see some of the incredible wildlife. And the most awesome thing of all to see is a whale! I’ve only ever had the pleas...
Learn How to Perform the Scramble Self-Rescue Move

Learn How to Perform the Scramble Self-Rescue Move

What happens if you are out of your kayak in the water, and you need to get back in on your own? You should always kayak with a buddy if you don’t know how to perform a roll, but let’s say you get separa...
Practicing Kayak Rolling

Practicing Rolling on Dry Land

One absolutely critical skill for any kayaker to learn is the roll. The roll is how you stay in your kayak and get back upright if you capsize. Rolling is tough to learn in the water for the same reason ...
Try Street Kayaking

Out of Water? Try Street Kayaking

Okay …. not seriously. Originally when I saw this, I thought it was going to be a video about trying to kayak on flooded streets, but it’s actually the opposite. These are kayakers jokingly “paddling” th...
How Can You Stay Upright in a Kayak

How Can You Stay Upright in a Kayak?

For some reason, kayakers-in-training tend to focus a lot on the roll. I guess that makes sense. It is critical after all to know what to do in a worst-case scenario. If your kayak flips over with you in it, yo...