Where & When Is The Best Time?
These crafts are something that can be seen on most types of water; only the most vicious type of water that is untamable by even the most skilled paddlers will be the only water a kayak may not be found. There are many styles and they are constructed for many different types of water, the river, the ocean and whitewater are some specific places that paddlers may be found in the water. The where of kayaking may also depend on the skill level and skill of the person, whitewater is rated in classifications and the higher the classification the more dangerous the water, so in this type of kayaking the person needs to travel in waters that are rated for their skill level in order to be safe and have an enjoyable trip.
Kayaking is a sport that in many places is a seasonal sport or hobby, when the ice is off the water, in other places it is a year round sport. Depending on the model will determine the type of water the craft will be in, the touring model will be found on the rivers in the open waters, just as the person who likes the waves of the ocean will be found in a surfing model. The choice of kayak and the type of water and surroundings will tell the where.
When to kayak of course depends on weather and climate, however there are many enthusiasts who hit the water as early in the Spring as possible and as late in the season as the weather and water will allow. Other than the weather these crafts are seen in the water on weekdays, weekends, holidays, any time a person can find time to be out on the water. There are basically only two times a kayak will not be seen in the water as a rule, that is during the hours of dark and when the water is at its coldest having ice formed on the water.