Advice & How-To
This article provides an overview of towable tube designs, tow rope selection and best practices for a safe ride.
By Aprille Walsh, Last updated 8/12/2019
Looking to get some air? Pull off a 360? Maybe just surf a wake? While focusing mainly on wakeboards, this article also covers wakeskates and wakesurfs.
By West Marine Staff, Last Updated: 6/10/2019
Looking for a kayak? Read this overview of kayak designs and accessories, then select a model with the features you need.
By Tom Burden
Before selecting a kayak paddle, we suggest you read this article for some general guidelines to follow for peak performance.
By Danielle Buenrostro
If you’re looking for a paddleboard and don’t know where to start, this article will help you understand your SUP options and guide you to the right board.
By Danielle Buenrostro, Last updated: 3/23/18
Enjoy the Water
With our wide selection of kayaks, paddleboards, wakeboards and more, we have what you need to enjoy the water. Bringing someone out on the water with you? Check out our tandem kayaks and make sure you’re ready to paddle out with our selection of kayak paddles and other water sports gear and accessories. Just looking to lounge around on the water? Shop our selection of lake floats and water carpets and get ready to relax.