All posts tagged kayak safety

March Madness – Kayaking


Well it is early March and in Southeast Michigan and the lakes are open, the air warm 65 to 70 degrees and tempting for a paddle (Global Warming anyone?).  I took advantage and got my sea kayak into the water.   I upset lots of the waterfowl who thought they had the lake to themselves.  The […]

Only Kayak


Being the only kayak.  It’s November and it’s amazing how many people think kayaking is done for the year. I have been able to get out on the weekends and have some nice peaceful paddling. Sure it’s not 70F degrees and the water temp is cold which needs to be respected, but even paddling alone, […]

Kayak Entry and Exit


Tips on getting into and out of your Kayak from a dock or poolside during winter training. Proper seat position.

Hand Of God Kayak Safety Technique


Hand Of God, a kayak rescue technique

The “HOG” Part Deux


Demo of the Hand Of God technique for righting a rolled kayak in deep water.