Paddling Education

How to Shuttle Boats & Paddlers with Social Distance

We’re all longing to get out of the house and on the water in a kayak, packraft or SUP board. Not just because of two months+ of quarantine, but because the weather’s beautiful and summer is upon us! How do we do that in a safe, socially-distanced way?

Kayak Paddles: High-Angle vs. Low-Angle

Let’s look at the difference between the two types of kayak paddles—high-angle and low-angle. We’ll see how they’re different and what type of paddling each one is designed for.

Aqua-Bound’s Bent Shaft Whiskey & Tango Kayak Paddles

For the kayaker who wants a high-performing, ultra-light and ultra-comfortable paddle, look no further than Aqua-Bound’s new bent shaft Whiskey or Tango…

Kayaking at Puerto Vallarta’s Los Arcos National Marine Park

With its beautiful blue-green water, semi-tropical temperatures and variety of marine wildlife, Los Arcos National Marine Park near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is a wonderful kayak destination…

How to Launch Your Kayak in a Surf Zone [Video]
Join kayak expert Ken Whiting as he shows us how to safely launch and land your kayak in a surf zone…
Lofoten, a paradise for kayakers
Lofoten, Norway, will provide the perfect environment for a sea kayaker. The scenery with mountains and fjords makes this to one of the most beautiful places in the world, and it’s well known among paddlers.
Developing the Love for Kayaking: A Customer Story

Aqua-Bound customer, Thomas Chekouras, has developed his love for kayaking rather uniquely. He tells us his story of how kayaking has changed his life…

Guiding Kayakers from the Tropics to Lake Superior’s North Shore

Beth Poliquin has guided kayakers in the tropics of Hawaii, and now lives and works along the rugged north shore of Lake Superior. The differences she cites may surprise you…

Sea Kayaking on Lake Superior with Ken Whiting [Video]

Join expert kayaker, Ken Whiting, as he takes us along to paddle our planet’s largest freshwater inland sea, Lake Superior…

Kayaking the Fjords of Alaska

Two kayakers head to Kenai Fjords National Park for a 3-day paddle trip in the Alaskan wilderness…

Winnipeg’s “River Mom” to Local Kids & Kayakers

Lori Neufeld is known as “River Mom” to lots of kids and many fellow kayakers in her hometown of Winnipeg. Her dedication to getting young and old on the water is inspiring…

Sea Kayaking the Baja Peninsula [Part 3]: The Liquid Desert

The Baja Peninsula is a hugely popular sea kayaking destination, but the extreme conditions there make it unique and challenging…

Nairobi meets Norway…Kayaking

Laila Reigstad is a kayak guide in her native country of Norway. She had the delightful job of helping a group of Kenyan girls from the Nairobi slums discover kayaking…

Sea Kayaking the Baja Peninsula [Part 2]: The Sea of Cortez

The Sea of Cortez offers gorgeous waters, plenty of marine wildlife and a variety of conditions for kayakers of all skill levels…

Kayaking in Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park, the “Crown of the Continent,” is an incredible destination with towering and rugged mountains, abundant wildlife and many beautiful lakes and rivers.

Sea Kayaking in the Baja Peninsula [Part 1]

The Baja Peninsula offers world-class sea kayaking with enough variety to entice paddlers of every level, from beginners to experts…

Sting Ray Carbon Kayak Paddle: Outdoor Gear Lab Names it “Best Overall Paddle”
Aqua-Bound’s Sting Ray Carbon kayak paddle was recently awarded Best Overall Kayak Paddle by Outdoor Gear Lab…and our customers love it, too! Here’s why…
An Epic African Paddle Adventure [Part 2]
We follow up here with adventurer and conservationist, Ross Exler, about Ross’s kayak and bike journey through the African Great Lakes…
What's the Difference in Kayak Paddles? [Video]

What difference does your kayak paddle make? More than you might think…

Kayaking in Quebec’s Saguenay - Lac Saint Jean Region [Video]

Paddle Tales and Ken Whiting take us to another amazing kayaking destination in Quebec: Saguenay - Lac Saint Jean…

Time to step up your kayaking!

Now the summer is here in the northern hemisphere and it's time to really take the opportunity to go out kayaking. It's been a cold and windy spring here in Sweden but in May the temperatures were decent for kayaking and rolling.