Your #1 source for kayaking and canoeing information.               FREE Newsletter!
my Profile T-Shirt Sale:

FREE SHIPPING on all canoes until May 14
See for great reviews
Advice, Suggestions and General Help New Topic Printer Friendly Version

  Wind direction
  Posted by: ppine on Oct-20-13 12:23 PM (EST)

Kayamedic is right about apparent wind which is well known among sailors. I have never liked headwinds. Sometimes it is impossible to make headway at all. Tailwinds, following seas can be really fast but really dangerous once you start surfing with the ever present danger of pitch poling butt over teakettle. Everyone's idea of windy is quite different.

I like to put up a sail using a bedsheet with two canoes for tailwinds.

What I like most is no wind or light winds under say 10 knots.

 Great Products from the Buyers' Guide:

Dry Bags

Touring Sprayskirts

Free Standing Boat Racks

Kayak Deck Gear Bags

Kayak Motor Kit

Table of Contents


Follow us on:
Free Newsletter | About Us | Site Map | Advertising Info | Contact Us

©2014 Inc.
Educational DVDs Shirt Sale