Best kayak rack for Subaru Crosstrek.

Best kayak rack for Subaru Crosstrek [Revealed]

Want to go kayaking somewhere new but need to transport your kayak safely? Looking to shortcut your decision about which roof rack to get for your Crosstrek? Well we’ve put together this review of 8 of the best kayak racks for Subaru Crosstreks to help you make a quick, yet smart decision about which roof rack is right for your …

How do you raise a kayak seat? 9 ways to make a seat higher?

I’ve often wondered how to raise a kayak seat to get more comfort and a better view over the water when kayaking. I looked this up and tried to find a solution to adjust and make my kayak seat higher. In my search for the right method, I’ve found 9 ideas for lifting up the seat in your kayak that …

Can you stack kayaks on each other? [Advice from top brands]

I have two fishing kayaks, and until recently I’ve been content with hand-carting them on kayak trolleys down to the beach on the harbourside to launch into the water for a session.  But recently I’ve been thinking about venturing further afield, changing up my kayaking spots, and trying new places.  This means I’ll have to transport my kayaks. And one …

Is it OK to store a kayak vertically? [Answered]

This is one question I asked myself when I first purchased my two sit-on-top fishing kayaks – I wonder if I can store these kayaks upright against a wall inside or outside? Is it ok to store my kayak vertically? What would be the impact? If you’ve read our beginner’s introduction to sea kayaking, you’ll know I made an error …

Can you fit a 10 ft kayak in an SUV? [Useful data]

If you’re a keen kayaker and looking to get either a new car or a new kayak, one of the first questions you might ask is can you fit your kayak inside your SUV.  If you’re not so keen on purchasing a roof rack for your kayak, then you’ll need to know whether the space in the back of your …

Are kayak drain plugs universal? Are all scupper plugs the same?

When you start out kayaking you want to make sure you’re getting the right gear and equipment that complements your kayak. If you’ve bought a sit-on-top kayak, one of the more confusing features to choose is the drain plugs, or scupper plugs as they’re technically called. Are kayak drain plugs universal? Are all scupper plugs the same? What even are …

How do I keep from losing my kayak paddle? Do you need a paddle leash?

Among the many items that you might lose when out kayaking, your paddle is up there with one of the most important and painful losses.  So, how do you keep from losing your paddle? Without your paddle, you’re not getting back home easily. You’ll need to be towed in by a friend or passing boater, hand-paddle (which is awkward and …

The best kayak seat for bad backs. How to make a kayak comfortable.

Many articles out there say they’ve reviewed kayak seats that provide the most support for a bad back, however, I’ve found that they have simply selected from the broader range of seats, often with thin padding, rather than targeting their selection to aching backs.  The best kayak seat for a bad back is one that: Supports not only the back …