How to Dress for Kayaking

How to Dress for Kayaking

Dressing properly for kayaking not only makes you look good, but it makes you feel good. Here’s how to dress for kayaking.

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  1. CoolBeans4494 on May 13, 2020 at 4:06 pm


  2. Jen S. on May 13, 2020 at 4:13 pm

    I don’t have to deal with cold water. My concern is that, if I do fall out on a lake, it seems that under water plants are quite thick & one could easily get tangled in them.

  3. Erin Wilson on May 13, 2020 at 4:17 pm

    Dress for the water; not the weather

  4. eth3realdivine3 on May 13, 2020 at 4:26 pm


  5. Jessica Jones on May 13, 2020 at 4:26 pm

    I need to make sure I have the proper clothes for sure. Def need some neoprene booties. 😄

  6. NyanCatMilkShake on May 13, 2020 at 4:29 pm


  7. Danny Minton on May 13, 2020 at 4:32 pm

    A river King can survive!

  8. jamie blake on May 13, 2020 at 4:33 pm

    Cotton is rotten!

  9. Robert Smith on May 13, 2020 at 4:34 pm

    What’s the best way to dress for crocodiles?

  10. Bryan Sarauer on May 13, 2020 at 4:40 pm

    Nice cameo from Discovery Islands Lodge and the inflating drysuit!

  11. Tray Cardwell on May 13, 2020 at 4:53 pm

    I’m going to get a kayak but I want a kayak skirt first in then the kayak but if I get them at the same time I’m fine with that too. but I can’t wait😲

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