Welcome to the forum!
I enjoyed flying quite alot when I was younger.
I never have kayaked. I don't like water.
And lastly I too juggle....... Job, family, finances, hobbies, ect.
I hope that you enjoy yourself here!
I recommend doing a search on this site if you get stumped while working out an issue with a kit. Nearly every fathomable question has been asked before and answered from many different angles and approaches.
None the less, feel free to ask questions. There are many here who are willing to help you out.