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Kayak Travel and Trips

If you love the thrill and adventure of kayak travel, the waters and lakes are yours to explore! Mankind has always been drawn to the sea and a kayak trip is truly one of the ultimate highs as far as kayak travel is concerned. Human beings have always invented useful devices that enhance our lifestyles and kayak travel is a great and marvelous feat, which blends excitement, fun and freedom of movement in one great adventure.

A kayak trip is an awesome way to spend time outdoors and enjoy the beauty of the natural world. If you are not interested in kayak travel as a professional sport, you can still enjoy a kayak trip with other like-minded individuals and there are many such services offered by kayak travel planning groups.

Modern kayaks employed in kayak travel are strong and well-designed vessels, which still manage to follow the original kayak design plans where possible. Originally developed by the Inuit, a group of culturally similar indigenous arctic people, kayak travel was perfected by them and used for water traveling, fishing and kayak trips of all description.

The word kayak means " mans boat" and early kayak travel was the main means by which the Inuit moved around and expanded socially, mixing with other nearby peoples by taking kayak trips. Kayak travel among them allowed for increased trading and life was greatly enhanced through the use of the kayak. The earliest forms of kayak travel were achieved by means of constructing a frame of wood and covering it with sealskin.

Kayak travel makes use of paddles to propel the vessel though the water. Modern paddles are longer than those used for canoeing and have a blade on either side to allow for quick movement through the water and fast kayak travel speeds. The vessels used for modern kayak travel are covered with a deck and have a hole in the cockpit in which the kayak trip passenger sits in a forward facing position. This hole is often sealed off with a spray deck, which is a flexible cover that prevents water from entering the kayak travel vessel and protects the paddler while on a kayak trip.

Kayak travel in a modern vessel allows for one or more passengers to work in unison to propel the craft forward with the paddles. The spray deck protects the kayak travel passenger and his craft against water flooding and can quickly be released and opened if the kayak should capsize during a kayak trip. This clever release mechanism allows the kayak travel passengers more freedom to swim to safety should the kayak overturn, which is a common occurrence during a vigorous kayak trip.

If the kayaker's on a kayak trip are experienced enough, they can alternatively use their body weight and paddles as a controlling mechanism and perform what is called an Eskimo roll to avoid capsizing. Kayak travel makes use of several such maneuvers and this knowledge comes with experience and many kayak trips.

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