Kayaking

- The advantages and disadvantages of kayak and canoes, Benefits, Main types & Categories, Rules

The main fundamental difference between kayaks and canoes :

the center of weight paddler. In a classic kayak (SIT-IN) You will sit just below the water level and your feet are straight ahead and center the weight is just ...


- Is Canoeing & kayaking dangerous? As with any kind of "extreme" outdoor-activities, kayaking is fraught with potential risk.

However, if certain security measures, most of which are obvious and common sense, chances to be in the hospital or the cemetery is min...


- Which Canoes and Kayaks to Choose How do you know which type is right for you? -It depends for what purpose and in what conditions you want to use the boat. In recent years, with the massive expansion of the entertainment sector of the store...


- Stability & speed stability: The important qualities of a canoe and kayak, stability and speed and stability rank at the top for the angler. The more stabile the kayak the slower paddles...


- Canoes or kayaks Safety and Instruction Tips For safe canoeing or kayaking, you must always: -primarily to show prudence, responsibility and common sense necessarily know how to swim.
-always wear a life vest, but nothing that know how to swim. If children are aboard, make sure that a kid’s life vest is secured...


Canoe & Kayak storage options and systems. "how to" and "Do it yourself" videos Sailing Inflatable Kayak - Sevylor SVX500DS SVX200DS u230;

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- Canoe and Kayak Storage options storing the kayak or canoe in the garage, but the most simple, but effective and inexpensive solution "do it yourself", we show here. All you need are 2 belt at about 1.5 to up 2 meters...


- Kayak & fishing Forums Salt-water kayak fishing reports, Kayak fishing reports from lakes and rivers, Alaska Kayaking&Canoeing...


- Kayak and Canoe Anchors, Anchor Types Folding kayak anchor, ideal for kayak fishing is a durable, light weight anchor, thatcan fold this anchor and can carry easily wherever you go and offers enhanced stability.Foldup Grappling Anchor for canoe/kayak. holding power1,5lb...


- Touring kayak: techniques and Safety Gear At First, think of your kayak safety equipment and gear procedures in terms of to help yourself and then that fails to attract outside help...


- Types of kayaks choose the right type kayak for you needs, sport, fun, or "most pleasant time".


- Kayak fishing Kayaks designed for "fishing" have typically either bolted-on or molded-in rod holders because you need a secure place when paddling to keep your best rods. Perhaps the biggest problem is If your Kayak not equipped with rod ...


- Kayaks for Kids and beginners Great fun to be had kayaking lakes,calm rivers, and ocean waters with kids.
It's true that rapids put much of the "extreme" in backcountry trips involving water travel is not for kids and teens. Together with your kids ...


- Types of PFDs Life Jackets, Models and Manufacturers Types of PFDs Life Jackets ...Reducing Risk Few pieces of boating gear (Personal flotation devices) PFDs have progressed more in safety and safety than the some of models simple life jacket.


- Whitewater Kayaking The beauty of whitewater kayaking is found in the basics of paddling (movement & proper paddle position), and a proper execution and understanding of the basics and basic safety tips and rules- have more fun on your next kayak adventure.


- River Kayaks, still & whitewater kayaking The beauty of whitewater kayaking is found in the basics of paddling (movement & proper paddle position), and a proper execution and understanding of the basics and basic safety tips and rules.


- Sea & Ocean kayaks - Characteristics and Advantages, Selection, Equipment and Use Your seakayak is your life! - this is not a lie, for any paddler out in open waters - If you lose the kayak, you could lose your life. See important safety features of a sea "ocean" kayak below.


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- Inflatable Kayaks, Gear and Manufacturers The variety of different watercraft is almost end-less, as well. From the familiar rowboats to canoes and strong inflatable kayaks...


- All type of Kayaks, New and Used by Owner


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Austria

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Tirol Tirol river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II - III(Lech River) to IV(Otztaler Ache) and V(River Sanna-5 miles technical river) rapids

Inn River Inn River, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II - III. The Inn, a over 510 mile rapids through Germany, Switzerland, and Austria region(jagged Alps of Austria's Tyrol), N5 -Top 10 whitewater kayaking

Lech River Lech River, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II to III rapids, ideal for Beginners and veterans rafting and kayaking

Otztaler Ache River Otztaler Ache, info, tours, videos

- ww Class IV, rugged and remote regions

Sanna River Sanna  river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class V Alpine rapids, Extremely technical river for experienced, with less volume in a very tight and steep canyon in Austria

Lammer River Lammer river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II - III rapids, class III in its upper reaches depending on the level of the water

Saalach River Saalach river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class III - IV rapids, River offers various degrees of difficulty and different stages to Class V

Salzach River Salzach River, info, tours, videos

- ww Class III-IV + experience V, several different sections rapids

England

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Barle River - 7-mile long Class II section to Class III

Scotland

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

  • Findhorn River - ww Class II - IV rapids, white water and stunning
  • Orchy River - ww Class III - V rapids, Situated in the heart of the Grampian mountains
  • Spey River - ww Class II - III rapids, the Spey has mostly Class II rapids and two or three Class III rapids
  • Tay River - not specified, river winds lazily along the Tay valley, through stunning scenery and rolling hills
  • Tummel River - ww Class III rapids, but it ends with an impressive Class IV, paddle season starts June until the end of Sept.

France

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Ardeche River Ardeche river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class III to IV Intermediate rapids with challenging sections of whitewater
l’Aude River - ww Class II to III -Intermediate

Gave d’Oloron River Gave d’Oloron River, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II family friendly rapids suitable for beginners

p>Gave d’Ossau River - ww Class III to IV, whitewater rafting trips offers varied options for Beginners and veterans, making its class IV rapids

Gave de Pau River - ww Class III to IV whitewater rafting

Doron de Bozel River Doron de Bozel River, info, tours, videos

- ww Class IV to V most challenging whitewater region siuted for veterans

Isere River Isere River, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II to III middle level whitewater rafting is perfect for families

Verdon Verdon river, info, tours, videos

- ww class II to III

Ardeche Ardeche river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class I to III whitewater rapids

Lot Lot river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class I to II Sporting rapids through the beautiful Nature

Guil Guil river, info, tours, videos

- ww class I to II - French Alps (the easiest Classes)

Switzerland

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Aare River Aare river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class I to II float rapids, accessible for the adventurous beginners and ideal for large groups and for families with easy Level of Difficulty

Arve River - ww Class III to IV rapids accessible for the adventurous beginners with medium Level of Difficulty

Lutschine River - ww Class III - IV + rapids. Considered the top whitewater river and rapids in Swizterland , N3 (Top 10 whitewater kayaking)

Rhine River Rhine river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class III - IV rapids. The 13 mile stretch of the Rhein River from Ilanz to Reichenau sits in a gorge known as "Swizterland's-Grand-Canyon" , N2 (Top 10 whitewater kayaking)

Rhone River - ww Class II(between Riddes and Sierre ) to IV rapids, River flows through the famous Valais region of Switzerland, wild rafting section begins near its source below the Rhone Glacier and ends into Lake Geneva

Saane / Sarine River Saane / Sarine river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class III to IV

Simme River - ww class II - III river rapids, for both experienced and beginners also school groups, companies and families

Bulgaria

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Struma Struma BG river, info, tours, videos

- along the Struma River,ww Class III in the Kresna Gorge in Southwestern Bulgaria

Romaina

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Olt River Olt Romania river, info, tours, videos

- along the in the Hasmasu Mare Mountains ,ww Class IV runs along Harghita, Sibiu, covasna and Brasov.The Olt Romaina River offers varied options to both beginners or experienced kayakers and rafting with difficult water levels the Class IV

Bosnia

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Neretva River Neretva river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II to IV depending on the season and level of the water.Over 80 miles from its source into the Adriatic-sea with very calm water during late summer provides ample opportunity to enjoy and fun the canyon and its unique Bosnia fauna & flora.

Norway

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

River Sjoa - ww Class II-V runs rapids through Norwegian wilderness, canyons and chutes. Rivers depend on the nature of the water level,Best for beginners as well as experienced rafters. N6 (Top 10 whitewater kayaking)

Stardal River - ww Class II to IV rapids

Trysilelva River Trysilelva river, info, tours, videos

ww Class II in long rapids. River are more peaceful and are the setting of our family trips

River Otra ww Class II to III -It's best rapids in Norway to take inexperienced kayakers out.

Slovenia

whitewater Classification Rivers

Soca River Soca river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II, III & IV+. It's most beautiful river(Soca river) in Slovenia,wild rapids overflows its banks occasionally in June - July.

Krka Krka river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class I but some rapids is classifed Class II and III

Savinja River Savinja  river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class I to II,the River offers varied options to beginners

Spain

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Ulla Riverr Ulla river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class IIto IV, great volume waters,perfect waterway for both the experienced and novice rafters

Minho River Minho river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class I to II,River is not that difficult for rafting and kayaking, Measuring up to over 315 km finally mingling into the waters of the Atlantic Ocean

River Aragon River Aragon, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II to V, sports and paddle whitewaters classified in levels to V Wilderness rapids

Sella River Sella river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II

Ebro Ebro river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II to III-IV, well- The beautiful route known for its volume and massive whitewater waves , flows into the Mediterranean

Italy

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Avisio River Avisio river, info, tours, videos

Noce Noce rivers, info, tours, videos

- ww Class IV - V rapids in lush Green valley. Considered the top whitewater river and rapids blasting all summer long, known as Italy's best whitewater fun, N4 (Top 10 whitewater kayaking)

Ahr River - ww Class I ,easy waves with the calmer sections of the Ahr River suitable include for canoing

Dora Baltea Dora river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class III to IV,easy and difficult rapids
Isarco River - ww Class I to II and III,easy and medium waves

River Sesia Sesia river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class I to II and III,easy and medium waves with the water road much of the time hidden by trees

Dora Riparia Dora Riparia river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class I to +,length of over 120 km and a much popular zone for kayakers and enthusiastic rafters

Brenta River Brenta river, info, tours, videos

- not specified ,over 170 km long River with different rapids and finally drains into the Adriatic-Sea

Stura di Lanzo Stura di Lanzo river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II to IV (depending on the volume and the speed of whitewaters at diverse levels)in the piedmont region, best suited for the rafters and kayakers

Croatia

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Kupa River - ww Class II to III

River Cetina River Cetina, info, tours, videos

- ww Class I to II and III,easy and medium waves for both experienced and beginners and rapids require special physical preparation or previous experience

River Una - ww Class IV to V in the upper course

Dobra River Dobra river, info, tours, videos

- ww Class IV-V short rapids and popular adventure activity among Croatian citizens, N7 (Top 10 whitewater kayaking)

Turkey

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Corhu River Corhu River , info, tours, videos

- ww Class IV to V rapids in May/June through vast canyons and valleys , N1 (Top 10 whitewater kayaking)

Russia

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Katun River Katun River, info, tours, videos

- ww Class III-IV+ over 650 kilometers rapids,no matter what time of year you are visiting, Katun is one of the last large, dam-free wild and scenic rivers in Russia , N8 (Top 10 whitewater kayaking)

Sweden

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Vasterdalalven River Vasterdalalven River, info, tours, videos

- ww Class II-IV+ in Dalarna region, N9 (Top 10 whitewater kayaking)

Czech Republic

(whitewater Classification) Rivers

Vltava River - ww Class II-IV over 60 mile through the quaint farms and villages to Prague, N10 (Top 10 whitewater kayaking)

[ww class] - Whitewater River Classification;

[not specified] - not hard specified or River, with many sections(short, long or greater length) may be ranging from Whitewater Class I to VI (dependent upon season or rain fall) featuring of varying Difficulty trips with difficulty levels;

US and Canada River Classification - US and Canada Whitewater River Classification - Whitewater kayaking, TOP 10 Whitewater US Rivers

International Scale of River Difficulty