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Trip Report: Assateague National Seashore (MD) - 1 hr ago
Assateague Island is to Maryland as the Outer Banks is to North Carolina without all the development... Like the NC Outer Banks, they host a herd of feral (wild) ponies.
Store Feature: Long-Sleeve Navy Kayak T-shirt - 9 hr ago
This navy blue long sleeve shirt features a white oval with a kayaker paddling over top of the text: "KAYAK" and "Powered by Paddle." Now only $14.95!
Pinned! (part 3) - 12 hr ago
Tamia certainly has had her share of close calls over the years canoeing whitewater rivers. Read the third and final part of a story that really stands out in her memory.
85-year-old hitchhiking and canoeing the Erie Canal - 1 day ago
John canoes to a particular destination, then picks up his hitchhiking signs from the bow of the canoe that read: "Elderly canoeist ahead" and "Seeks ride to car."
From the Archives: River Hazards - 1 day ago
Tom Watson explains a few common river hazards (that you may or may not know of) and includes some tips to avoiding them.
Gear Spotlight: Kayak/Canoe Trailers by Portage Pal - 2 days ago
The standard trailer from Portage Pal can carry canoes and kayaks up to 12' long and with the optional tongue extension it can carry boats from 8' to 19' long.
Safety at sea a concern - 2 days ago
A New Zealand kayaker feels too many people are skipping valuable marine lessons leaving the door wide open for potential disaster... read his tips to remember
U.S. set to host ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships - 3 days ago
The Championships begin Sept. 17 in McHenry, MD with an opening ceremony and close Sept. 21 with the team finals in K1 women (single kayak) and C2 men (canoe double).
Teen completes solo Mississippi River journey - 4 days ago
After paddling 2,365 miles down the Mississippi River, 19-year-old James Welborn has completed his solo canoe journey. He spent 118 days on the river...
Unique Sport: Canoe Poling - 4 days ago
Get a glimpse of this unique sport! Watch as the "few and proud" stand tall in their canoes for the annual Canoe Poling National Championships.
Feature Trip: Paddle with Manatees (FL) - 5 days ago
Led by an experienced naturalist, you will paddle amongst a natural, wild population of manatees; close enough to view without disturbing these gentle creatures. We encounter manatees on ...
Kayak Foot Brace Positioning & Edging Primer - 5 days ago
Nigel Foster talks about fitting a kayak to yourself in this short video by properly adjusting the foot braces and using foam padding. He also gives a quick demonstration on the technique...
Product Review: Nessmuk canoe by Hemlock Canoe Works - 5 days ago
I do a lot of birding and photography by canoe and love the stability of the Nessmuk as well as the quick turning responsiveness.
Extreme kayaker braves Tahquamenon Falls - 6 days ago
Tahquamenon Falls' 51 foot drop poses no threat to extreme kayaker 28-year-old Marcelo Galizio from Brazil...
Adirondack Park Canoe Trip - 6 days ago
This video highlights a 5-day, 115 kilometer loop through the Adirondacks along with advice on camping and a glimpse into what you'll experience paddling this great wilderness park.
New Product: Wahoo 13' Pro Angler by Kaku Kayak - 6 days ago
The Wahoo 13' Pro Angler provides extreme stability without giving up paddling efficiency! It features a front-locking dry hatch, a middle modular tackle box, a 6" round hatch and 4 flush...
Trip Report: Suncook River (NH) - 7 days ago
This section of the Suncook provides an excellent paddling experience for the explorer, but if you want challenging water you'd best look elsewhere.
Blind Adventurer Launches An Epic 21-Day Kayak Trip - 7 days ago
Blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer set off Sunday to kayak through some of the world's most challenging whitewater terrain in the Grand Canyon.
Store Feature: Short Sleeve Ladies Kayak Trees T-shirt - 7 days ago
This green ladies t-shirt features a paddler kayaking thru a reflection of trees on the water.
Pinned! (part 2) - 8 days ago
Tamia certainly has had her share of close calls over the years canoeing whitewater rivers. Read the second part of a story that really stands out in her memory.
Canoeing in Maine - 8 days ago
The beautiful Fields Pond (5 miles south of downtown Bangor) provides a serene wilderness setting with 1,600 feet of the eastern shoreline part of the Audubon preserve.
From the Archives: How to Use Kayak Rudders and Skegs - 8 days ago
Some people are surprised to hear that rudders and skegs are not designed to steer a kayak. So what are they used for? Watch this video.
Gear Spotlight: Hoister Storage System by Harken - 9 days ago
The Harken Hoister Storage System stores your canoe or kayak overhead, freeing up valuable wall and floor space. 1, 2, or 4 lifting points; up to 200 pounds.
Paddling to Washington DC - 9 days ago
Amy and Dave Freeman are on a 2,000-mile canoeing and sailing expedition from Ely, MN to Washington, D.C. where they plan to deliver a signed canoe petition to the White House boycotting ...
Men canoe historic Canadian route - 10 days ago
It is about a 600km straight line, but Rod Cole and Ken Holloway clocked many more kilometres on their canoe by the time the pair navigated the winding river route through the north of La...
Firefighters save father and son in overturned canoe - 11 days ago
Haverhill, MA: Firefighters were able to save a father and son after a scare on Lake Saltonsall.
Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers - 11 days ago
What appears to have been a great white shark bit a kayak carrying a woman off White Horse Beach in Plymouth, MA on Wednesday night, officials said.
Feature Trip: 4 days paddling Eastern Crete - 12 days ago
Warm water (up to 82F during the summer), lovely beaches for swimming and snorkeling will guarantee a wonderful trip to the largest and most populous of the Greek islands!
Kayak Roll Training Techniques - 12 days ago
Learn to improve your forward finishing kayak rolls by watching this short video. Christopher Crowhurst demonstrates a progression of on-water exercises using a Greenland paddle as a tuto...
Product Review: NC 15 Escape by NC Kayaks - 12 days ago
It's fast, tracks well, and has great secondary stability. It handles the rough waters with no problems. Tons of storage space.
6 water features every paddler should recognize - 13 days ago
Looking ahead and knowing what lies beneath are among the keys to reading a river from the seat of a canoe or kayak. Some of the features will propel you forward. Others can trap and kill...
Unswamping A Canoe - 13 days ago
This video provides a visual on how to safely unswamp a canoe in calm waters and also mentions what to do when swamped in swift water, along with a few general river safety tips.
New Product: Kayak Kaddy Angler by Extreme Sport Outfitters - 13 days ago
With the included flush mount rod holder, customizable rod leash, and handy deck bungee kit fishermen can rig their Kaddy the way they want, providing easy tackle access for them on the w...
Happy Birthday BWCAW - 14 days ago
Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act, adding an official land management designation of wilderness for Minnesota's famed Boundary Waters.

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