Kayaking & Canoeing for Beginners : How to Use Paddles When Kayaking

Find out from our specialist some techniques and ideas on how to use kayak paddles in this free boating video on kayaking and canoeing for newbies.

Specialist: Phil Meyer
Bio: Phil Meyer began his kayaking profession in Colorado in the days when kayaks were made in the backyard from fiberglass and river trips indicated stopping in eddies to duct tape your kayak back together.
Filmmaker: Paul Raila

4 thoughts on “Kayaking & Canoeing for Beginners : How to Use Paddles When Kayaking

  1. spotty100

    What about the shape of the blade? Is there something you should look for
    in the shape?

  2. rocketeer549

    Thanks !! That’s the first explanation I’ve gotten for why the blades are
    feathered at 90 degrees. – great info for a newbie. I bought a couple of
    the Costco “Equinox” Kayaks.

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