Playboating is a form of whitewater kayaking where the emphasis is placed on performing tricks rather than trying to navigate a course. Specialist kayaks known as playboats as used; they are designed to be more manoeuvrable and agile. The sport takes inspiration from surfing and snowboarding, with trucks involving jumps, flips and spins. The exciting and fun-loving nature of playboating has rapidly made it one of the most popular forms of kayaking. Instructors are available to help beginners, so this is a sport that is available to almost any skill level. .