Knowledge bank — Paddelteknik
If you've ever rented or bought a kayak, you've definitely been asked the question - do you want a kayak rudder or skeg? Endless of long discussions have explored the question and the funny thing is that there is not one answer as to what is best. It simply depends on what you are going to do! With neither rudder nor skeg, your kayak will want to steer upwind, a phenomenon called weather cocking. This means that as long as you are not one of those who love to paddle against the wind, you will have to compensate for the...