Frequent question: How do you get on a sit on kayak?

How do you get into kayak with bad knees?

Find a launch spot in shallow water, preferably shallow enough so its knee deep. Get to the kayak’s port or starboard side and stand a few inches in front of the seat. Throw one leg over your kayak so that you’re straddling it, with feet planted on the ground, one on each side.

Is kayaking hard on your knees?

Getting into a kayak can be tricky at the best of times but when you have bad or stiff knees, it can be even more of a strain on your joints. But kayaking is a sport that just about anyone can enjoy.

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