Which material a modern kayak can be made of?

Modern kayaks are built from covered wooden frames or from shells of fiberglass or plastic. Wooden kayaks most closely resemble the ancient Eskimo rib and cross frame construction. What type of material are kayaks made out of? Fiberglass, Aramid (Kevlar) or Graphite kayaks (deck and hull) are formed from layers of fabric and strengthening material, …

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Does scuba diving shorten your life?

A healthy diver who is relatively active, doesn’t smoke and follows a balanced diet, however, will have lower risks for certain diseases and injuries that could decrease quality of life or overall lifespan for others. Does scuba diving take years off your life? “The average lifespan of a commercial diver is 2 years, tops.” “After …

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