Paddling Education

Stand Up Paddleboard Fishing - Everything You Need to Know

Kayak fishing has rapidly exploded over the past several years. Along with kayak fishing has come a wide variety of small watercraft that can assist an angler to easily and cheaply.

How to Wet Exit from Your Kayak [Video]

Becoming adept at a wet exit is a necessary kayaking safety skill. Our friends at Paddle TV give us the low-down…

Aqua-Bound’s Shred Carbon Whitewater 4-piece Paddle [Video]

Our friends at Aquabatics Calgary were kind enough to post a video review of our Shred Carbon 4-piece whitewater kayak paddle. Here’s what they had to say…

 

ProStaffer of the Month: Pete Lavigne

New Brunswick native and kayak surfer, Pete Lavigne is Aqua-Bound’s ProStaffer of the month for April 2019. Let’s get to know Pete…

Kayak Touring the Sea of Cortez and Whiskey Paddle Review

A short look into a month long kayak tour in the Sea of Cortez.

Carbon Kayak Paddles: Are They Worth the Money?

You can’t get a tougher, lighter paddle than one made of carbon. Are they worth the extra money you’ll invest? It depends on these things…

Kayaking Quebec’s Jacques-Cartier River [Video]

Ken Whiting and the Paddle Tales crew take us to another kayaking destination in scenic Quebec: the Jacques-Cartier River…

How to Get Back on Your SUP Board
Whether an intentional or unintentional dunking happens while you SUP, getting back on your board is something you need to learn…
Aqua-Bound’s Carbon Kayak Paddles
If you want a high-performance, ultra-durable and extremely lightweight kayak paddle, you can’t get better than carbon. Here’s our entire lineup of full carbon kayak paddles…
Caring for Your Kayak Paddle
Even the toughest paddles in the industry appreciate a little love. Here at Aqua-Bound, we know our paddles perform best when they receive the proper care. Here are a few tricks to keeping your paddle in tip-top condition for years of paddling adventures.
ProStaffer of the Month: Adam Constantine

Canadian kayak surfer, Adam Constantine, is our March 2019 ProStaffer of the Month. Let’s meet Adam…

 

Going fast with my Aquabound Whiskey paddle
I got a new kayak a month ago. It's a Rebel Ilaga, a narrow and long kayak that I mainly is going to use for rolling and short day trips. It has been a long and cold winter and I have been out every week kayaking but not with the Whiskey paddle. It's a too nice a paddle to break the ice with!
Kayaking: Technique vs. Power [Video]
One of the reasons kayaking is such a great water sport for so many is that finesse—good technique—is more important than power…
5 Unique Types of SUPing

Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is a super way to get out on the water, get some exercise and have some fun. Did you know there are five unique types of SUPing?

5 Unique Types of Kayaking

The type of kayaking you want to do will determine the kind of kayak and kayak paddle you’ll want to buy…

A Trip to the South Llano River - Post Flood Condition
In October of 2018 Texas was hit with a tremendous amount of rainfall. Due to the massive amounts of rain, rivers were rushing far beyond their capacity and reached historic levels.
Kayak Quebec’s Iles de la Madeleine [Video]

This episode of Paddle Tales takes us to a destination Ken Whiting has been wanting to kayak more than any other: Quebec’s “Iles de la Madeleine”…

The Beauty of Winter Kayaking

ProStaffer William McCluskey recently experienced the thrill of having a Facebook video go viral, with tens of thousands of views. That short video takes us along with him on a paddle in Norway, showing the beauty of winter kayaking…

Stand-Up Paddleboarding Basics

Stand-up paddleboarding is an awesome experience. It's easy to learn, great exercise, gets you outside, can be very therapeutic, and can be enjoyed with others or alone…

Choosing the Right Kayak

Are you looking for your first kayak? Or maybe you’ve owned a ‘yak’ for years and are now in the market for something new. Here are some basics to consider as you research your purchase…

“What Type of Kayak is Best for Me?” [Video]

The type of kayak that’s best for you depends on how you want to use it and where you’ll be kayaking—the type of water environment. Our friends at Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) produced this video that gives a great overview of the five main types of kayak…