Kayaking Gear

Goal Zero Torch 250 Flashlight Review

Whether it’s a power pack, solar panel, solar generator, lantern or even speakers, Goal Zero has a product to get you powered up, regardless of how remote your location may be. Back to the aptly named Torch 250 (combined LED light output of 250 lumens) – weighing a scant 408g, you won’t be weighed down as you trek across Australia’s …

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Koastal Kayaks – Jackhammer

KOASTAL Kayaks is a family owned and operated kayak manufacturer that has been designing and making a great range of kayaks for many years out of its Bundaberg factory. One of Koastal’s best-sellers is the Jackhammer, which is a purpose-built fishing craft that can also be converted to a recreational kayak thanks to new upgrades including the addition of Railblaza …

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Kayak Safety 101

 Both these fabrics absorb water and take a long time to dry. This may sound fine on a hot day but wind chill can quickly make things very uncomfortable. These materials will also weigh you down should you go in the drink. Lots of new products on the market have been developed specifically for paddling. Most are lightweight, do not hold water and have …

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Boomerang Tool Zinger Keeps Things Handy

ZINGERS offer a great way to keep tools handy, but sometimes the small zingers aren’t enough and this is where the mid-size Zinger with Carabiner from Boomerang Tool will excel. It is ideal for keeping fishing tools handy, securing keys and other important items and attaching gear to your boat or kayak. The lightweight zinc carabiner means it can quickly, …

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Kayak fishing in creeks

For me summer means kayak fishing in creeks and rivers. Most watercourses can be paddled fairly easily but sometimes they can be blocked by log jams.  To make it easier to traverse such obstacles, try to limit how much gear you take with you. Even the smaller kayaks such as a Freak Assassin GT will weigh over 25kg without your …

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E Z Throw Cast Net for Kids and Kayakers

THE 6’-spread E Z Throw Cast Net is now available, along with the best-selling 9’-spread E Z Throw Cast Net, and all nets come with an instructional DVD. New 6’ E Z Throw Cast Nets feature a 10” aluminium ring that serves as a handle, and when thrown parallel to the water centrifugal force opens the net into a perfect …

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What to Consider When Getting Your First Kayak

• Wind is also something to consider because it can throw up some chop on the water, which can be undesirable and if coupled with the tide can make for very hard work paddling back. Conditions such as the wind, tides and swell play a massive role in your trip planning. It’s important to check all these things before launching …

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Choosing your First Kayak

Things to consider after your purchase – safety Remaining safe on the water is a must and should be the first thing to consider after buying your first kayak. Here are a few things and tips to consider: Always wear a personal floatation device when you are on the water. Check your local government requirements for the minimum approved type …

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Freak Sports Torpedo 10 Kayak

fittings, the Torpedo features a three-year warranty. The new-look centre hatch is deep enough to store all the gear you might need to keep at hand and also makes for an icebox to keep your water bottle cool. Two models in the range will consist of a Rookie Angler and Pro Angler. The Rookie Angler includes a basic seat, paddle …

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