News and Features News and Features en-us Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:00:00 -0500 Latest news and features from How to Hold a Kayak Paddle <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Mike Aronoff talks about the basics of holding a kayak paddle in this video while also briefly addressing the parts of a paddle. Grip strength, width of grip and a few other pointers are demonstrated in this segment that will be useful for the beginning kayaker. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:00:00 -0500 New Product: Drytunes by Drytunes <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>This unique combination speaker/dry box is designed to be played closed with external playback controls while keeping your valuables safe & dry inside. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:30:00 -0500 Shirt Special + New Kayak Sunset Shirt! <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Buy 2 Shirts, Get 1 Free! Mix and match any of our 50+ shirts and save; including the popular Sunset Kayak design now available in a Texas Orange color! Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Trip Report: Mullica River (NJ) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>This 12-mile stretch is my favorite Pine Barren river run. Mainly because it is 4 distinct rivers. The put in is just off the northbound side of route 206 across from Atsion Lake. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:30:00 -0500 Feature Canoe - Freedom by Clipper Canoes <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:14:00 -0500 Store Feature: Schitt Creek T-shirt <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>This chocolate brown, short-sleeve shirt with white, weathered text will be the envy of your paddling friends and will make sure you're never caught up Schitt Creek without a paddling tee. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:00:00 -0500 Toolkits <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>A reader recently wrote in to share the contents of his portable toolkit with Tamia. See the unique items he carries and the container used to carry it all in this latest article. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Torres Strait to test kayaking duo <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>After being forced to postpone their 350km kayaking expedition from Cape York to Papua New Guinea and back, Matt Martin and Jeremy Todd are preparing to hit the water in February. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:59:00 -0500 From the Archives: How to Keep Your Kayak in Good Shape <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Watch this brief video to get an overview of storage and some simple tips on how to keep your kayak in the best shape possible. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:30:00 -0500 Gear Spotlight: Women's PFDiva by MTI Adventurewear <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>This PFD combines the best performance features found on men's vests, and adds the Adjust-a-Bust fit system to support a woman's body where it counts. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0500 $30K kayaks for the Adventurer's Wish List <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Nick Schade is a bona fide aquatic artist, constructing customized kayaks from his home in Groton, CT. A bespoke piece can range from $9000 to $37000. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:00:00 -0500 Volunteers teach veterans to kayak <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>A group of veterans took to the water in Johnson City, TN to learn how to kayak from a group of volunteers with the national non-profit Team River Runner. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:00:00 -0500 Feature Kayak - S14LV by Stellar Kayaks <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:15:00 -0500 The Superman Canoe Entry Method <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Not sure if this is an entry method approved by the ACA, but it worked out for this canoeing couple! Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:00:00 -0500 Feature Trip: Guna Yala Kayaking Expedition (Panama) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Kayak and explore the pristine San Blas (or Guna Yala) Archipelago in the Caribbean Ocean of Panama, home of the Guna Indigenous people. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Product Review: Prodigy 10.0 kayak by Perception <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>I purchased this kayak two months ago and have logged over ten hours in it. The yak tracks better than expected for its price range and is very stable. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:30:00 -0500 Kayaker Circumnavigates Ireland <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Imagine spending 62 days on your own kayaking around Ireland. It might sound lonely but for Paul Alexander it was the adventure of a lifetime as he went solo and unsupported around the island. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Special Deal on Two Great Paddling DVDs! <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Now you can Save 50% on one (or both) of these awesome paddling videos: "This Is Canoeing" or "This Is The Sea 4" Get them each for only $14.95 while supplies last! Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:00:00 -0500 The Allure of Canoeing Wild Northern Rivers <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Cliff Jacobson writes about what draws him to rivers in Canada over the tranquility of Boundary Waters or similar, more-frequented quiet water destinations. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:30:00 -0500 Learning lifelong lessons in outdoor education <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>As part of the Westmount School's (AB) new outdoor education program, students are able to take part in alternative physical education activities such as kayaking, hiking or camping. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0500