risk management for kayaking

How to make better decisions before paddling

By Silent Wake Crew | Mar 24, 2021

Paddle sports generally are a very safe, fun, relaxing and enjoyable activity. The majority of people can pick up basic techniques and methods to navigate the waterways rather quickly.  Kayaking, […]

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Kewauskum group paddle

You purchased your first kayak, now what?

By Silent Wake Crew | Feb 22, 2021

Congratulations, you have advanced from the notion and desire to own a kayak, to ownership. Time to take that beauty out for a paddle on any stretch of water, right? […]

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Kayaking lifestyle

Understanding Kayaking terms

By Silent Wake Crew | Feb 9, 2021

Kayaking terms:   Listed below are some terms associated with kayaking (mainly recreational and sea). This is by all means not a complete list – however the more common, and […]

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When shuttles are needed for kayaking

Master the kayak shuttle

By Silent Wake Crew | Feb 2, 2021

Getting from point A to point B is pretty easy while on the water. There will be a time in your paddle adventures when you would like to explore different […]

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small riffles in the river

Understanding how CFS influences your kayaking.

By Silent Wake Crew | Oct 21, 2020

What is CFS This stands for Cubic Feet (per) Second. CFS equates to the volume of water moving downriver in a unit of measurement. The river’s width and depth, as […]

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Checking out the Blue hole on Big Cedar Lake, Wi

Topics to think about before buying a kayak

By Silent Wake Crew | Aug 3, 2020

Recreational kayak A common question which is asked in our sessions is – what is the correct boat for me? With many kayak choices on the market, there is certainly […]

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kayaking in the fog

The “experienced” kayaker

By Silent Wake Crew | Sep 11, 2019

  How many times have we read the phrase, “They were an experienced kayaker/paddler”? This seems to be a term used by reporters posthumously as they write an article of […]

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The PFD with safety items

Items for kayak safety.. and some you may not have thought about

By Silent Wake Crew | May 21, 2019

Being prepared for your next water adventure and packing the right items for the uncertainty can be overwhelming. Ideally, what you bring along should reflect upon your paddle destination and […]

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kayaking in the rain

Whether liked or not, weather will be a factor .

By Silent Wake Crew | May 14, 2019

  As paddlers, we must have a basic understanding of weather and weather patterns. Knowledge of simple weather predictions and forecasting will provide a safe and memorable paddle. Before heading […]

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