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Read our Sea kayak blog to discover techniques, Equipment and about trips in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

Should I choose a Sit-on-Top or a Sea Kayak?

Should I choose a Sit-on-Top or a Sea Kayak?

Should I choose a Sit-on-Top or a Sea Kayak?We often get asked "Which is better? A sit-on-top kayak, or one of those ones where your legs are on the inside?" Of course, there is no easy answer to this question. Instead, I would ask, "What is it you want to get out of...

What should I take with me when paddling on the sea?

What should I take with me when paddling on the sea?

What should I take with me when paddling on the sea?Walk into any kayak shop as a newbie paddler and you may be overwhelmed by the huge selection of safety gear on offer. Just what is it all? And do you actually need it to go out paddling? There’s a vast variety of...

Kajak Sport – Marko’s Sea kayak in Pembrokeshire

Kajak Sport – Marko’s Sea kayak in Pembrokeshire

Marko from Kajak Sports experience with Sea Kayak Academy. Kajak Sport is a company based in Finland that designs and manufactures high-quality kayak parts – if you own a sea kayak it’s highly likely that at least some of the parts are manufactured by Kajak Sport. One...

Toddler kayaks to Skomer Island

Toddler kayaks to Skomer Island

Toddler kayaks on a sea kayaking adventure.Toddler kayaks to Skomer Island to see the puffins. Tristan loves puffins, ever since he was a baby Amy and I have been telling him stories and showing him pictures and videos of us paddling over to, and around, Skomer...

How to ensure a good fit on your buoyancy aid

How to ensure a good fit on your buoyancy aid

Inspect your buoyancy aid Check for any rips or tears in the fabric or webbing. Note also that buoyancy aids degrade with time so if it is an older model, it may be worth weight testing it to ensure it is up to the job (More information on this coming in a later...

Why you should wear a buoyancy aid whilst kayaking.

Why you should wear a buoyancy aid whilst kayaking.

Why you should wear a buoyancy aid whilst kayaking Not wearing a buoyancy aid: Picture this, it's a beautiful sunny day, you're out on your kayak soaking up the sun. You aren't wearing your buoyancy aid, because it's such a warm day, and besides, you have it right...

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