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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.
The essential list of kayak safety equipment

The Essential List of Kayak Safety Equipment: 14 Must Haves!

There's a big difference between being safety conscious and bringing enough kayak safety equipment to sink your yak. Our list covers the 14 essential items!
What to Wear Kayaking in All Weather Conditions

What to Wear Kayaking? A Guide to Paddling in All Weather...

Never be uncomfortable in your yak again! Discover what to wear kayaking as well as some handy tips for dressing for both cold and hot weather
Are bananas on a boat bad luck?

Bananas on a Boat: Bad Luck or Superstition?

Are bananas on a boat really bad luck? Or is this just another fisherman's superstition? Let’s look at the facts. I’ve done a fair amount...
Canoe Vs Kayak: What's the Difference?

Canoe Vs Kayak: What’s the Difference?

If you can’t decide between a kayak or canoe, we’ll explore the differences between the two and find out which one is best for you...
how to make a stand up paddle board

How to Make a Stand Up Paddle Board

Paddle boarding is the coolest sport on the planet right now. It’s the hottest craze, and everyone is rushing out to buy a paddleboard...
Kayaking With Your Dog

10 Pooch Paddling Tips: How to Safely Kayak With Your Dog

Just because your pooch loves the water doesn't mean he's going to like kayaking. Here are our top ten tips for getting your dog on board safely...
The History of Kayaking

The History of Kayaking

Ever wondered about the origins of kayaking? With kayak history stretching as far back as 4000 years, you can bet this vessel has a tale or two to tell.
The ultimate guide to the best kayaking in New Zealand

Guide to the Best Kayaking in New Zealand

Going down under has got you covered in terms of adventure sports. Whether it’s the thrill of bungee jumping, or exploring the country’s dive...
Fitness for Kayaking – Exercise, Stretching, and Nutrition for Peak Performance Paddling

Fitness for Kayaking – Exercise, Stretching, and Nutrition for Peak Performance...

Many people will jump in a kayak without giving fitness a second thought. Don't be one of these people! Learn the secrets to endless paddling energy.
Kayaking in the Philippines

Kayak Adventures in the Philippines

Choosing your next adventure kayak destination can be difficult. Either information overload paralyses you, or you’re stumped by the absolute lack of any resources on your exotic, far-flung choice.
kayaking with kids

Kayaking with Kids: A Complete Guide

Spending time kayaking on the lake can be a great family activity. However, when you choose to bring children along for the trip, it can get tricky.
kayaking in maui

Kayaking in Maui: 5 Places to Get You Going!

Hawaii is easily one of the most gorgeous spots in all of America. Check out these 5 heaven-on-earth locations to see why Maui is a sea kayakers dream.
best canoe paddle

Best Canoe Paddle: A Buyer’s Guide

Our buyer's guide will help you find the perfect paddle for your budget and for the type of canoeing you'll be doing. Our reviews are honest and cut the BS.
how to paddle board

How to Paddle Board: Easy Steps to Get Started

If you’re looking for easy steps to start paddleboarding, our post breaks down the whole process and makes it that simple, even a child could do it...
best recreational kayak

Best Recreational Kayak: A Buyer’s Guide

Kayaks give you the opportunity to explore, enjoy nature, get fit, and have fun. If you're looking for the best recreational kayak, this guide is a must.