Paddling Education

Our Best Gear Tips for Bikerafting Adventures

New Zealand outdoor adventurer and filmmaker, Deane Parker, gives us his best tips on what gear to have along on a bikerafting excursion and the best way to pack it…

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…
ProStaffer of the Month: Ken Whiting
Aqua-Bound’s ProStaffer of the Month for July 2019 is one of the biggest names in kayaking, Ken Whiting. Let’s meet Ken…
What's the Difference in Kayak Paddles? [Video]

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

ProStaffer of the Month: Tomasz Furmanek
Norwegian sea kayaker and photographer, Tomasz Furmanek, is Aqua-Bound’s ProStaffer of the Month for June 2019. Let’s meet Tomasz…
Find Your New Favorite Place to Paddle with Paddling Maps

Paddling Maps is an online resource for paddlers to find new places to paddle and tell others about their favorite spots…

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.

Fishing the Llano River Near Mason, Texas (Ranch Road 2389)

One of my favorite rivers to fish is the Llano River. I have paddled and fished several different sections, with my primary destination being the South Llano River near Junction, Texas. For this trip, I decided to try out a new location where the James River and Llano River become one.

Kayaking Skills You Need to Know [Video]

Our friends at Paddle TV go over the basic essential skills you need for kayaking in this short video…

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…