Kayaking's popularity has exploded the brands and designs available. Core technologies like rotomolding, thermomolding, and the use of Kevlar and carbon-fiber composite are each more or less suitable for different paddlers. What is the width to length ratio, this determines speed and ease of acceleration? What is the weight? How big a cockpit? Do you think you'll need a flip-down rudder? Let us assist with your determination of the best solution for your specific paddling needs.