Thizzle.What are some good kayaks to look for to start out? I have spent a lot of time on rivers but never been in a kayak before but I really want to start.
Honestly just keep your eye out for a used kayak. New ones start at a grand but they last a life time unless your really beat them up. And look for a local kayak club or a group of people you could go with, I still can't ever imagine going out alone.
On a different note what are people's experiences with rescue training, identifying features and first aid. This past year I felt very stupid with the amout of training I got for the amout of time on the river, I would've been very unprepared if a boat ever got pinned or a similar rescue scenario were to happen. I'm just curious to know both what certifying bodies people use and what others are comfortable running rivers with