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Kayak Theory – Learn About Kayaking

Everything you wanted to know about kayaking.
How-to guides, paddling tips, kayak maintenance and general questions and answers based around all things kayaking.

Strokes and Technique

Strokes and techniques for beginners to advanced kayakers.

Learn how to paddle your kayak with different techniques and styles from calm waters though to Class VI rapids.

Transportation Theory

Learn about kayak transportation theory by manually carrying your kayak, shipping a kayak or moving your boat without a rack.

Kayak Maintenance

Look after and maintain your kayak properly so that it lasts longer.

Learn about paint and wax to protect a kayak hull from harmful UV rays that come from the sun and repair holes that may have been caused by damage from your last kayaking adventure.


Kayak safety is very important.

Learn what to do (and what NOT to do) when paddling a kayak. There are certain rules that are recommended to be followed to keep you safe in dangerous waters and unpredictable weather.

Do Kayak Paddles Float?

Do Kayak Paddles Float? Well, Yes and No!

As a beginner, you might wonder if kayak paddles float, and it’s a valid concern because losing a paddle can be frustrating and even dangerous. The short answer is yes,…

How To Tow A Kayak

How To Tow A Kayak (SAFELY)

Picture this: you and your kayaking crew are out on the water, enjoying the serene surroundings, when suddenly someone gets hurt or exhausted. Scary, right? But don’t fret – with…

How To Modify A Kayak For A Dog

How To Modify A Kayak For A Dog

Are you an adventurous pup parent eager to take your furry friend on paddling escapades? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! After scouring the internet for hours, we’ve discovered numerous…

UV Protection Tips For Kayaks

UV Protection Tips For Kayaks

Hey there, fellow paddler! We all love a good summer day out on the water, but did you know that the hot sun can actually pose some challenges for your…