Pelican kayaks, in association with C&K, presents
A beginner’s guide to your first kayak tour. In five original episodes, we’ll run down all you need to know in order to: Make your pick; Transport your kayak; Launch your kayak; Get moving; and Keep it safe.

Need to Know Episode 5: Keeping it Safe

Need to Know Episode 5: Keeping it Safe

Episode Five of Pelican Kayaks' five-part beginner's guide to your first kayak tour covers checking weather conditions and your route, as well as checking that you've got the right gear, including con[...]

Need to Know Episode 4: Get Moving

Need to Know Episode 4: Get Moving

Episode Four of Pelican Kayaks' five-part beginner's guide to your first kayak tour covers paddle orientation, seating posture, stroke positioning, control-hand mechanics, torso rotation and the best [...]

Need to Know Episode 3: Launching Your Kayak

Need to Know Episode 3: Launching Your Kayak

Episode Three of Pelican Kayaks' five-part beginner's guide to your first kayak tour covers transporting your kayak from your car to protected waters and the all the considerations for a safe launch.

Need to Know Episode 2: Transporting Your Kayak

Need to Know Episode 2: Transporting Your Kayak

Episode Two of Pelican Kayaks' five-part beginner's guide to your first kayak tour covers all the basics of getting your kayak onto your car and securing it safely.

Need to Know Episode 1: Make Your Pick

Need to Know Episode 1: Make Your Pick

Episode One tackles the main, first question for intrepid beginner touring kayakers, namely, if they should be looking for a sit-on-top or a sit-inside kayak.