Stories, chats and tips on kayaking and outdoor adventures. Luke is a sea kayak instructor and filmmaker, and will often be joined by Lee, also a kayak instructor and outdoor professional.
Paddling a kayak in a straight line - Beginner Kayaking Tips - Kayak Hipster
I'm often asked by new paddlers on ways to keep a kayak in a straight line. A while ago I had created a video with a couple of tips of things I see and try to help with when paddlers are starting out. If you want to see the video for reference, here's...
On Greenland Paddles with Ben Fontenot of BF Paddles - Kayak Hipster
Pumped to have Ben Fontenot of BF Paddles joining to discuss all things Greenland Paddles, as well as his approach to carving them and taking it on full time. Photo taken by Ben of his paddles.Check out his work...
On Energy Levels, Group and Personal Decisions - Kayak Hipster
I was recently thinking about energy levels and decision making, especially within a group. It's funny, we often push ourselves so much and it's good to go outside our comfort zone, but it's also important to have in consideration others in our group...
Q&A 6 - Hatch Tethers, Paddle Floats, and What You Plan to DO with Your Gear - Kayak Hipster
A bit of a followup to the latest video with emergency kayak hatches, hatch tethers, paddle floats and float bags, as well as a bit on Savannah, GA and a quick rant on what you plan to do with gear.
Emergency & Backup Hatch Cover Tips - Kayak Hipster
Some ideas for backup and emergency hatch covers
3 Things to Consider for Beginners & New Kayakers - Kayak Hipster
A couple of things to consider if you're a new paddler or are thinking of getting into kayaking