Intex Excursion Pro Review

Intex Excursion Pro Kayak Review – Does It Deserve the “Pro” in Its Name?

Putting “Pro” into the name of a product is a bold and aggressive statement, so I wanted to review the Excursion Pro kayak and see if it deserves the title in its name? I bought the K2 (tandem) version of the kayak as a gift for my nephew, but I asked him to let me use it as well 🙂 Call me “Uncle of the Year.” Here is my full review of the Intex Excursion Pro inflatable kayak after using it a few times.

Intex Explorer K2 Kayak Review

Intex Explorer K2 Kayak Review

The Intex Explorer K2 is the best-selling inflatable kayak on Amazon. What’s more, it has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 (, ), showing that it is popular and well-liked. I bought this kayak for $99 a year ago, but I read that you can find it for $69 at times. What can you expect for that much money? Let’s find out in the Intex Explorer K2 kayak review.

Sea Eagle Razorlite Review

Sea Eagle Razorlite Review – The 1st Full Dropstitch Kayak

The Sea Eagle’s Razorlite represents the latest evolution of inflatable kayaks. It is the first-ever full dropstitch kayak, meaning every air chamber is built with dropstitch technology. After trying the shorter version of the kayak (393rl), I got to see why this matters. It performs way better than traditional inflatable kayaks, but I’ll talk about this in detail below. My review of the SE Razorlite will walk you through everything you need to know about the kayak, so let’s get started.

Full Dropstitch Inflatable Kayaks

Full Dropstitch Inflatable Kayaks (Perform Like Hardshells?)

Inflatable kayaks have always been a portable, storage-friendly alternative to hardshell kayaks, but they were lacking in one department: handling and performance. Why? As you might know, the air bladders of traditional inflatable kayaks cause the boat to sit high on the water. Even though their performance is adequate for most paddlers, it is not on par with that of hardshell kayaks. With the evolution of dropstitch technology, this has changed. High-pressure drop-stitch floors and SUPs have been around for a while… But manufacturers now make full drop-stitched inflatable kayaks (termed FDS) that resemble and thus perform as hardshell kayaks …

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Sevylor Quikpak K5 Review

Sevylor Quikpak K5 Review – How Does it Fare In Real Life

The Sevylor Quikpak K5 is a recreational, sit-inside, 1-person kayak, that is ultra-portable thanks to its integrated backpack design. I had a chance to use the kayak for a day, and let me tell you, there were good parts and not so good parts to it. My Sevylor Quikpak K5 review article will detail everything you need to know about the kayak, so if you’re thinking about getting it, read on.

Best Inflatable Kayaks

The Best Inflatable Kayaks of 2021 Are Awesome

Inflatable kayaks are a great way to get out on the water. They offer many advantages over their hard-shell counterparts and could be the only choice for paddlers that require easy portability from the kayak. There are loads of inflatable kayaks on the market, all with various features, designs, materials, etc. With so many choices, picking one is hard! No worries, I’ve gathered everything you need to know about inflatable kayaks on this page to help you choose the best inflatable kayak for your specific needs.

Advanced Elements Advancedframe Kayak Review

Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame Kayak Review – Is it good for day touring?

The Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame sit-inside kayak is a so-called hybrid between a folding and an inflatable kayak, since it has solid parts (aluminum frame and plastic inserts) surrounded by the inflatable body. Honestly, the AdvancedFrame is one of my favorite inflatable kayaks. It is not without faults, but I feel the value and performance you get for the money is outstanding. Let me tell you why. Features of the AdvancedFrame Kayak The AE AdvancedFrame line consists of 2 kayak models: a single person (AE1012) and a tandem (AE1007) kayak called AdvancedFrame Convertible. They share all characteristics, with the tandem version …

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9 great electric & manual pumps for your inflatable boat, SUP, and kayak

Most inflatable boats, SUPs, and kayaks include a pump in their packaging upon purchase. But, let’s face it. Yes, they can get the job done, but most of these pumps are not as powerful or effective in inflating your inflatables. So if you’re thinking of upgrading your pump to one with higher performance, look no further. I have researched 9 of the best electric and manual pumps available on today’s market, along with some great tips about inflating your boats, dinghies, SUPs, and kayaks. Types of Inflatable Boat Pumps As you may already know, there are two types of pumps …

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Winter Kayaking Shoes Booties

6 Best Kayaking Shoes for Winter [To Stay Warm & Dry]

Kayaking shoes/booties are different from ordinary footwear. They need to be light, flexible, provide good traction, and hard enough for launching and walking on sharp rocks and gravel. And of course, shoes made for winter kayaking also help keep your feet dry and warm in the cold. In this article, I will help you find the perfect kayaking shoes for paddling in cold weather. First I’ll list the best ones, then I’ll teach you how to choose a pair that is suitable for your needs. Best Winter Kayaking Shoes Here is a list of the top shoes and booties you …

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Best Kayaking Drysuits

5 Best Kayaking Drysuits That Actually Keep You Dry!

Kayak drysuits open up new horizons, as they allow for year-round paddling and fishing even during the cold months of winter. Being able to go out in freezing weather conditions is a true game-changer for passionate kayakers and fishermen. I started winter kayaking several years ago, it is an awesome hobby that is hard to stop once you start. Having tried many dry suits during the years (rentals and own), in this article, I will give my opinion on the best drysuit for kayaking. Also, I will explain how they work and what you need to look out for if …

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