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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.

How to get in and out of a kayak

How To Get In And Out Of A Kayak

Getting in or out of a boat can be tricky at the best of times, but for kayaking it can be even more difficult, and it can definitely be a…

Does Aloe Vera Gel Expire?

Does Aloe Vera Gel Expire?

Aloe vera gel can generally last for around two years if stored at room temperature and away from direct sunlight and humidity, or longer if kept in the fridge. Raw…

Guide To Kayak Hull Designs

Guide To Kayak Hull Designs

When you’re choosing a kayak, it can be important to know about the various kayak hull designs. The shape and style of the hull can have an effect on the…