Can You Use A 2-Person Kayak Alone?


Paddling

Two-person kayaks are great when there is an inexperienced person on your trip or if you want to tandem kayak with your spouse, child, date, or friend. But what happens if you want to kayak alone? Can you paddle a 2-person kayak by yourself?

May 20, 2021

Difference Between River Tubes And Snow Tubes


Paddling, Winter

The biggest difference between heavy-duty, river tubes and snow tubes are the bottom surface materials. Snow tubes have a glossy, heavy-duty, slick vinyl bottom where most river tubes have a reinforced, PVC mesh floor that would act like a cheese grater on snow stopping you dead in your tracks.

April 30, 2021

Best Heavy-Duty River Tubes


Paddling

Heavy-duty, river tubes are constructed of denier and reinforced with a raft-quality synthetic polymer for more aggressive river play with the durability to handle encounters with rocks, limbs, and other debris that would sink the hardiest pool tube.

April 21, 2021

AIRE Heavy-Duty River Tubes Review


Paddling

AIRE (Argonaut Inflatable Research and Engineering, Inc.) is an innovative boating company that was started in 1989 by four, highly-skilled, river runners who set out to create a new design for whitewater boats. Today, AIRE stands out as a state-of-the-art, inflatable boat manufacturer with new boat models, fabrics, and technology that please river enthusiasts year after […]

April 21, 2021

NRS Heavy-Duty River Tubes Review


Paddling

NRS has been around since the 1970s and has developed a reputation in the industry for building and selling rugged, reliable equipment built to the standards of the toughest outfitters and river guides. These same high standards have gone into the development of the NRS Big River Float Tubes and the NRS Wild River Float Tubes.

April 21, 2021

STAR Heavy-Duty River Tubes Review


Paddling

The STAR Makara River Tube and STAR Karma River Tube are comfortable, impeccably designed, and durable tubes built with high-quality materials and components. These tubes are built to last and STAR Inflatables backs that up with a 3-year manufacturer warranty. That’s longer than any of their competitors including their parent company NRS, Inc.!

April 21, 2021