Types Of Kayaks
Paddling a sea kayak is easy to learn, perhaps too easy. A novice can easily paddle (blunder) into many situations a more knowledgeable kayaker would avoid that could require expert paddling skills to survive. In skilled hands kayaks are extraordinarily seaworthy craft. Sea kayaking has proven to be a safe form of recreation for those who have taken the time to learn the basic skills and understand the potential hazards. What follows provides information on some skills and equipment necessary for safe paddling. Also included is information on many hazards that might be encountered. It is presented in the hopes that the reader may become a safer participant in this great sport.