What if your kayak flips?
Kayak expert Kathleen O’Neal from Ocmulgee Expeditions demonstrated how to ‘self rescue’ if your kayak flips over. “Hold onto your paddle, get back near your boat and flip it back over so it’s upright. Then climb back in. Use a scissor kick to throw yourself up onto the boat.
Is kayaking hard on your knees?
Getting into a kayak can be tricky at the best of times but when you have bad or stiff knees, it can be even more of a strain on your joints. But kayaking is a sport that just about anyone can enjoy.
Can you kayak with a bad knee?
If you are kayaking with bad knees, paddling a sit-on-top kayak can make a huge difference. Sit-on-top kayaks are much easier for folks with bad knees since you don’t have to crouch down and climb into a cockpit. You can simply step on and off.