How to Run a Kayak Rental Business – Part 2

The second part of our blog investigating how to get started and run a kayak and canoe business looks at some of the financial and business issues that need to be addressed if the rental business has a chance of surviving. Income for the business is obviously through rental fees, be they hourly, daily or […]

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How to Run a Kayak Rental Business – Part 1

This blog will help act as a guide to anybody considering starting their own kayak and canoe rental business. It will throw up questions if the business is a right match for your skill sets and whether you are suited to it. The day-to-day running of any rental business is quite similar but a kayak […]

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The Difference Between Kayaking and Canoeing

To most people, a kayak and canoe are the same thing: they are both small lightweight boats that are controlled by paddles. However, each of these crafts is quite unique in their own particular way. Mostly they are both used as recreational boats, perhaps for fishing, water sports and traveling, but in this blog we […]

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Getting Started into Kayaking – Part 2

Continuing on from part one of our blog of how to get into kayaking, we are looking at touring kayaking and all that entails. Before you part with $800 (and up to $2,000) on these Rolls Royce’s of kayaks, it is probably better that you try one out on a guided tour and see which […]

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Getting Started into Kayaking – Part 1

Kayaking is just like canoeing but a whole heap more fun because the craft is so small that a kayak seems really vulnerable and there is an inherent feeling of danger which always gets the pulse racing. Kayaking is also so versatile and ready to tackle almost any sort of water. However, once you have […]

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