All About Canoeing and Kayaking 

Do you love the idea of spending your time on the water? It is great spending your time doing a canoe. While using your time to canoe, you will crash down white wild water and at the same time catch a wave in the surf. Canoeing and kayaking will serve you better, most especially when you love living a quiet and simple life. For you to be able to get into the buzz of canoeing it is important making sure that you have joined a club. The best thing about involving yourself in a group or a club is that you will get great advice and learn more about the courses that will make you better when it comes to canoeing and kayaking.

Canoeing Styles

We have various canoeing styles that you should know;

The first canoeing style is sprint racing which involves covering a very short distance using as little time as possible. Usually, waters for sprint racing are usually flat and this serves as the reason why you should use a short time for canoeing.

The second canoeing style is the marathon races that usually follow moderately flat rivers. This canoeing style is the longest one and has a course that contains portages past obstacles.

Polo canoeing is another canoeing style that is well known. It usually involves a team of 5 boats that works hard to score goals at each end using one ball. For you to be able to compete with others in this style, you really need to have a lot of expertise on “Eskimo roll”.

There is also sea kayaking. This style is all about exploring the coastal waters and requires one to have the best canoe styles and first-rate navigation skillfulness.

Canoeing basics to Keep You Safe on Water

It is important for you to make sure that you have familiarized yourself with some canoeing so that you can be sure of safety while on water.

The first canoeing basics is making sure that you have not overestimated the abilities you have. While starting canoeing and kayaking, it is prudent of you to ensure that you have stuck to what you are already comfortable with.

The second canoeing basic you need to apply is notifying someone that you are almost heading out on the water. ( Tell them also about where you want to go and the time you are going to spend canoeing before returning. While doing this, you will be double sure of these people raising an alarm if you happen to get into danger.

Also, it is prudent of you to make sure that you have the right knowledge of the water you are deciding to head out. Have the information too about the water pressure. ( Do not forget to ensure still that you have the details on the quality of water before it’s time to head out.


The best recreational boating activity that you can get engaged with, especially when you are on a vacation, is canoeing and kayaking. With this recreation activity, you will be sure of promoting your physiological changes while having a fun moment!