Category: All Things Kayaking

Kayak Storage

Most kayaks are durable enough for storage outside but many of us have chosen to protect our boats from the weather. Attempting to store a 16 ft Wilderness System Tarpon 16i can certainly present a challenge. Luckily we have a double garage with a door on the side. […]

Alligators

Alligators and I have a checkered relationship. While kayaking the Hillsborough River outside Tampa, Fl we spotted many small alligators sunning themselves in branches along the river. If you ignore them, they ignore you. Reaching the end of our Hillsborough River trip we ventured into a smaller stream […]

Tarpon 160i

The Wilderness System 160i became our kayak of choice by accident and we wouldn’t trade them. At 65 pounds and 16 feet long their weight is a concern if you kayak alone. We have a friend who can load his 160i on his car by himself, but my […]

Why Sit On Tops?

Real kayakers never use sit on tops. They’re a toy, not a kayak. So we thought for years. When we decided to buy kayaks we spent a long time researching sit in sides, trying them for size and attempting to pick the best kayak for each of us. […]