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Accessing the waterways

By Silent Wake Crew | Apr 11, 2023

Kayaking is a wonderful way to explore the great outdoors and experience the beauty of nature. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, using the right kayak launch […]

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beginning of a wet exit

What happens if my kayak capsizes

By Silent Wake Crew | Jan 7, 2023

It eventually happens to all paddlers; you will fall into the water – either purposely or unintentionally. What happens to you and your gear during this process can range from […]

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10 ways to make your kayaking easier.

By Silent Wake Crew | Dec 15, 2022

Over the years of instructing, or just paddling with friends, I have asked the question – What ideals of kayaking you know now are topics you wish you knew when […]

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Chart Reading: Why do some lights flash at night?

By Silent Wake Crew | Feb 19, 2022

Seasoned kayakers will tell you, paddling in low to no-light environment can be challenging. While on the water at night, shoreline object recognition is not as vibrant as it usually […]

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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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A group of nine paddle on the river in Kewauskum. Smiles are on their faces.

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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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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