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The origin and classification of pedal kayak
Pedal kayak is a very old and broad concept. From the time when humans mastered fire and stone axes, pedal kayak appeared. It was originally made of leather or hollowed-out tree trunks. It can also be called a canoe. The region still uses this name), and it is called KAYAK in English.
According to historical records, the founder of the canoe was the Eskimo of Greenland. It was made of animal skins and animal bones, and was mainly used for hunting and fishing. Nowadays, pedal kayak is developed and promoted as a kind of leisure sport.
From the material point of view, it can be divided into: hard shell pedal kayak, folding pedal kayak, inflatable pedal kayak, etc. The hard shell pedal kayak has a hard texture, strong wear resistance, strong impact resistance and high speed, but it is not very convenient to transport and needs to be hung. Traveling on the roof of the car.
The folding pedal kayak is convenient to carry in the car, but it is more difficult to maneuver in difficult waters or oceans, and the tall hull is easily affected by the wind and makes the direction of travel deviate from the track.
The biggest feature of the inflatable pedal kayak is that it is light and portable, but it has short battery life, slow speed, laborious use, poor impact resistance, and relatively high risk.