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Jamie Stewart

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Jamie is a kayaking and paddle sports enthusiast that loves nothing more than hitting the open water. When not writing for Paddle Pursuits, you’ll find him exploring New Zealand’s pristine waterways and rugged coastline.
Best Paddle Boards for Beginners

Best Paddle Boards for Beginners

Getting into SUP? Choosing a paddle board comes down to several factors. If you're new to the sport, let us help you pick the best paddleboard for you.
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8 Common Beginner SUP Rider Mistakes

Take up any new hobby, and you’re bound to make a few mistakes. It’s part of the learning process. Making mistakes is no big...
best inflatable paddle board

Best Inflatable Paddle Board 2017: A Buyer’s Guide

Inflatables easily fit into a rucksack, inflate in next to no time, and provide all of the fun of a hard paddle board without the hassle...
Are Inflatable Kayaks Safe?

Are Inflatable Kayaks Safe?

Will an inflatable kayak pop under the sun's heat? Do they tear easily? We tackle your concerns over the reliability, strength, and safety of inflatables.
10 Golden Rules of Kayak Safety

The 10 Golden Rules of Kayak Safety

There’s a lot of fun to be had boating, but there’s also the potential for things to go fatally wrong. Every paddler is responsible for their own safety.
Best Inflatable Fishing Boat

Best Inflatable Fishing Boat – Easily Access the Best Spots

If you don’t already know much about angler boats, the prospect of choosing an inflatable fishing boat might seem a little daunting. Let our guide help you!
Best Tandem Kayak for Family Outings

Best Tandem Kayak for Family Outings

Picking out a tandem kayak for your next family outing can be a challenge if you’re not already familiar with kayak types, features, or paddling vocabulary.
best kayak fish finder

Best Kayak Fish Finder: 2017 Models Reviewed

I wouldn't be confident betting on an anglers sixth sense, but I would happily put the house on any fish finder from our list...
Tips to Avoid Kayak Capsizing

Avoiding Kayak Capsizing – Tips On How Not to Tip

Most capsizes aren’t planned and they often happen when you least expect it. Here're 6 tips to avoid capsizing and guidance on what to do if it happens.
The Kayak Bucket List

The Kayak Bucket List – 13 Things to Do and 25...

Everyone needs a list of goals and life aspirations, but one list always tops ‘em all – the bucket list. Find inspiration in these kayak bucket list ideas.
Quiksilver 1.5mm SYNCRO Wetsuit Jacket Review

Product Review – Quiksilver 1.5mm SYNCRO Wetsuit Jacket

Checkout My review of the SYNCRO 1.5mm Wetsuit Jacket from Quicksilver. A stylish, functional, and very reasonably priced wetsuit top. Read full review...
The health benefits of kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding

The Health Benefits of Paddling

The health benefits of canoeing, kayaking and paddleboarding are almost too numerous to count. Check out the top fitness and wellbeing benefits of paddling.
14 River Kayaking Tips to Build Control and Confidence

14 River Kayaking Tips to Build Control and Confidence

Whether you’re just getting started paddling moving water or you’ve been navigating whitewater for years, our river kayaking tips will get you thinking.
Transporting a Kayak

Transporting a Kayak: Getting to the Water Safely

Transporting a kayak or canoe can sometimes be a challenge. Let’s take a look at all the ways you can get your kayak to the water safely.
Best Kayak Roof Rack

Best Kayak Roof Rack: Safely Transporting Your Kayak

If you’re heading out on a paddling trip, we recommend using a roof rack. Check out the best kayak roof racks made to fit all vehicle models.