Not all kayaks are created equal. Learn what to consider when choosing between recreational, touring, inflatable or folding kayaks.
Paddling Gear, Kayaks & Paddle Boards
Explore boats and watersports gear that’ll let you play on the water in comfort, style and with peace of mind.
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Helpful advice and inspiration
Learn the basics of stand up paddle boarding (SUP), including essential gear and basic techniques on the water.
Safety is essential when out on the water. Learn about the basic safety equipment you should have on board when paddling your favorite waterways.
Classes, experiences and expertise
Paddling gear at REI
Time on the water is time well spent. REI has a wide variety of paddling gear and watersports equipment that allows you to get the most out of your jaunts out to sea or on the lake.