Young woman in sunglasses and baseball cap paddles in a kayak filled with bags to show the concept of kayak weight capacity.

Kayaking Safety 101: How Much Weight Can a Kayak Hold?

Total weight capacity is something you should take into consideration when heading out to paddle. The heavier the boat the more weight you have to paddle around and the less...
April 28, 2023 — Kokopelli Outdoor
Gray kayak with skeg rests on the shoreline

What is a Skeg for a Kayak & Why is It Important?

Skegs are not something you see on a kayak unless it’s out of the water. But these often-overlooked and unseen components of kayaks serve an essential function: stabilization. Not all...
April 28, 2023 — Kokopelli Outdoor
Young smiling couple wearing sunglasses paddles individual kayaks together

Learn the Basics of How to Kayak Paddle the Right Way

Kayaking is a fantastic way to get out and explore the great outdoors. Whether it’s leisure kayaking in still water, like an estuary or inlet, river kayaking in rapids, or...
April 28, 2023 — Kokopelli Outdoor
Boat patch repair kit to fix kayak holes includes patches, epoxy, and a valve wrench.

DIY Guide: How to Repair a Hole in Your Inflatable Kayak

Think kayak repair is simple? You’re not entirely wrong. The process of repairing a kayak hole itself isn’t rocket science. But in researching how to patch a hole in a...
April 28, 2023 — Kokopelli Outdoor
Middle-aged couple with red life vests sits in an aqua tandem kayak.

What is a Tandem Kayak and Why Should You Try One?

Tandem kayaks are just kayaks that have two seats instead of the standard one seat. A kayak with one seat, of course, is known as an individual kayak, or often,...
April 28, 2023 — Kokopelli Outdoor