News and Features News and Features en-us Sat, 02 May 2015 11:00:00 -0400 Latest news and features from Kayaker keeps pushing his limits <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>In 2009, Tony Miely lost his right hand after he was involved in a vehicle rollover wreck. He said he had fleeting thoughts of not being able to return to kayaking but, 'knew there had to be a way to figure it out.' Sat, 02 May 2015 11:00:00 -0400 Freya Hoffmeister completes circumnavigation of So. America <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The first solo circumnavigation of South America was completed in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Friday, May 1, by German kayaker and endurance record holder Freya Hoffmeister. Fri, 01 May 2015 18:00:00 -0400 Feature Kayak - Greenlander by Nigel Dennis Kayaks <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Fri, 01 May 2015 12:14:00 -0400 Dummy Kayaker Probes Cave Funnel Drop <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Watch this interesting video that documents some dedicated kayakers who send a kayak probe down a unique cave siphon drop just to answer the question: Is It Runnable? Fri, 01 May 2015 10:00:00 -0400 Feature Trip: Brokopondo Kayak tour (Suriname) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Enjoy nature in its purest form, and take up the challenge of dense rainforests, beautiful rivers and the fascinating Brokopondo reservoir. Fri, 01 May 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Seasickness While Kayaking <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Jeffrey Lee looks at what causes seasickness, treatments for it, and how to respond and assist those afflicted by it when out on the water. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:00:00 -0400 Product Review: Frontier 12 Kayak by NuCanoe <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>It's a 10+ for MY NEEDS. I do a lot of fresh water / brackish water fishing and wanted a good "yak" that would allow me to stand and sight fish. The NuCanoe Frontier 12 was that boat. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:30:00 -0400 Picking the Right Paddle <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Luke LaBree, marketing communications manager of Johnson Outdoors Watercraft Inc., explains that getting the right paddle that fits your needs and is the right size will help you can get the performance you want out of it. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0400 The One Match Fire <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Kevin Callan writes that the real skill needed to get a campfire going is not how you light it, but what type of fuel you gather and how you place the fuel in the fire pit. Read his latest article (and watch the included video!) to see a way to get a fire roaring faster. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:00:00 -0400 Crush Water Shoe by NRS <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Whether you're on the water, on the trail or at the pub, the NRS Crush Water Shoe delivers the goods. The quick-drying 1000 denier nylon upper wears tough, has sidewall drainage and the 'crushable' heel lets you wear it as a slip-on. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:30:00 -0400 700+ take part in 49th Annual Canoe Race <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The chilly weather in Bangor, ME on Saturday did not stop more than 700 paddlers from paddling in the 49th annual Kenduskeag stream canoe race. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Rescue squad member killed searching for kayaker <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Vicky Ryan, a member of Alabama's Etowah County Rescue Squad was killed during a search Saturday morning for a missing kayaker in Big Wills Creek in Gadsden. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:00:00 -0400 Feature Canoe - Jensen 17 by Clipper Canoes <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:11:00 -0400 Store Feature: Solitude T-shirt <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>This original design is printed on a 100% pre-shrunk cotton, sand colored t-shirt. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:00:00 -0400 Aluminum Canoes <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Tamia thought the aluminum canoe would go the way of the passenger pigeon and the dodo. Now she has started having second thoughts. What's in the future for the workhorse of the rivers? Read her thoughts on the subject... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Naval hovercraft, kayak crash under investigation <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Panama City Beach, FL: Authorities are investigating a crash in St. Andrew Bay involving a naval hovercraft and a kayaker, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:00 -0400 Between the Kayaks Re-entry <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>This assisted re-entry has definite pros and cons, plus the concern about getting crushed between two kayaks is a reasonable one... However, read further to decide if the method might be useful for your circumstance... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:30:00 -0400 Gear Spotlight: Touring Kayak Paddle from Mitchell Paddles <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The Mitchell Black Magic is designed for the person seeking ultra high performance from a sea touring paddle. The shaft is laminated with cedar on the outsides and a combination of ash and walnut strips for maximum strength and minimum weight. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Evoke Paddlesports Added to Buyers Guide <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Now you can check out the Evoke Paddlesports line of kayaks and compare them with the many canoes and kayaks available to research in the Boat Buyers' Guide. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:10:00 -0400 Why you'll catch more fish from a kayak <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The selling of fishing kayaks, rigged from front to back for serious fishing, has become a lucrative business in Australia, with thousands of new kayaks sold every week. The main reason? Price point. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:00 -0400