By now, we definitely know what a modern kayak looks like. This is a watercraft that has been used by mankind since time immemorial, and its different variants can be traced back to different civilizations and cultures. In fact, the buoyancy principles, lightweight design features and various other durability aspects of the traditional kayak have been intensively used in the various techniques of modern boat-making and ship-building today. But apart from this, there is a certain range of modern kayaks that have emerged alongside. As of today, modern kayaking exists side by side with traditional kayaking, and the outcome is more than what a kayaking enthusiast could ever expect!
A Kayak with in-built pedals
This modern kayak brings about the true essence of old-world features with new-age sensibility. In short, it is a delightful fusion of a normal pedal boat, coupled with the agility and aesthetic appeal of a kayak. So when you are taking your pedaling kayak out for a fun river ride or stream ride, you have the choice of exercising your legs by pushing the pedals. And when you are done with your legs workout, you can easily work on your arms now with rigorous hand pedaling in line with traditional kayaking. More flexibility, better workouts and all the more fun; you couldn’t have possibly asked for more!
The Beauty of Inflatable Kayaks
Be it in terms of flexibility, portability, buoyancy or ease of use, inflatable kayaks are definitely the rage today! Based on your specific requirements, you can go ahead and pick an inflatable kayak made of polyester or nylon, or polyurethane or even a blend. This is the best modern kayak that recreational campers as well as adventure tourists opt for. As a matter of fact, this is these are the category of kayaks that are akin to the rafts used for the widely popular adventure sport of river rafting today. The best part about zooming atop this inflatable beauty is that these tend to bounce over rocks rather than hit them and run the risk of breaking as is the case with traditional kayaks. But nevertheless, ensure that you have a life jacket on, as well as an effective whistle maker, to ensure utmost safety.