Top Tips for Paddling a Kayak Efficiently
When sea kayaking, efficiency is key. Open water paddling is all about covering as much distance with as little effort as possible – this way we can see more of the stunning scenery along our coast and increase our chances of having unforgettable encounters with the amazing wildlife in our oceans. The variables that we can tweak to allow us to be ultra efficient are endless, ranging from boat design right through to the angle (feather) of the top blade so as to cut through the wind you are paddling against. Many of you who have been out sea kayaking with us over the past few years will have been guided by Hugo, and we’ve asked him to share his top 5 tips for a beginner to radically increase their efficiency.