Resources

Welcome to the Ecomarine Resource Pages. In this section you will find a wealth of information for purchasing equipment, planning a trip and more!

Equipment Tips

Toys! Toys! and more Toys! So many kayaking goodies to choose from, which makes it all the more important to know what is essential, what is a good idea and what to leave at home. Once you know what gear is needed, you will need to choose the model and make that best suit your needs. And once you have found the perfect piece of gear, you may need some tips on how to use it. This selection of Eco-Tips is aimed at helping you sort through the endless lists of options to create the perfect gear grouping for you and your ambitions.

Choosing a Kayak
Choosing a Paddle
Kayak Safety Equipment

More information on stand up paddling (SUP) equipment coming soon…


Touring Tips

We at Ecomarine feel Kayak Touring is one of the most relaxing, enjoyable and exhilarating activities you will ever experience. With a few pointers and the right gear, everyone can easily enjoy exploring their favorite coast line from the comfort of a kayak.

Equipment Checklist

More information on touring coming soon…


Destination Tips

With so many amazing places to paddle all over the world, how do you choose the ideal location for your next paddling trip? Once you have decided, where do you find information you need such as chart numbers, how best to get there, and what to expect once you are there? This section of our Eco-Tips is designed to tell you a little bit about many of the beautiful paddling destinations. We want to help you choose the best location for you, and help you get started on planing your next kayaking adventure.

More information on specific destinations coming soon…


Other Resources

Canadian Coast Guard Sea Kayak Safety Guide (pdf)
Suggested Reading List
Useful Links
Paddling Skill Games (pdf)
Skill Games Condensed (pdf)