News and Features News and Features en-us Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Latest news and features from Feature Trip: Sea Kayak Everglades 3-5 Day Tour (FL) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Paddle the warm winter waters of America's Everglades! Dolphins, manatees, alligators, herons, egrets, ospreys, eagles, spoonbills, pelicans and sea turtles. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Turning Your Kayak Quickly <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Mike Aronoff looks at edging and the kayak sweep stroke in this short tutorial video that will assist in turning your kayak quickly. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:25:00 -0400 Product Review: Greenland II kayak by Folbot <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The Greenland II is very stable in rough water, it tracks well and moves along easily at moderate speed. The Greenland II turns more like a canoe than a kayak and is best used in open water. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Trip Report: Little River (VA) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>I usually begin at the Little River Dam and paddle upstream about 5 miles towards Snowville. Very quiet water for 4.5 miles, then you encounter a class 1 Rapids. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Backcountry Canoe Rule Debate <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Cliff Jacobson looks at the 'maximum group size' rule in the BWCA by making some observations and voicing his calculated call for a slight change to this current restriction. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:50:00 -0400 Paddling Perks 2015! Calendar, T-Shirt and More Just $25! <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The 2015 Paddling Perks program is now available! Check out the 2015 calendar, the new t-shirts and the SAVINGS you will enjoy once you sign up. All for just $25 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Paddling through fall's palette <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>I recently paddled a 5-mile reach, up and back, where I enjoyed a quiet afternoon among a forest preparing for winter and surrounded by incredibly awesome fall color. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Massive pumpkin paddled to world record <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Charles Clark broke a world record by paddling 100 meters in a pumpkin weighing 440 pounds. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Feature Canoe - Prospector by American Traders <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:12:00 -0400 Store Feature: Black Canoehead Fleece <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>This mid-weight fleece features the popular red & white "Canoehead" embroidered design that really pops off the black background. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Honey in the Backcountry <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>When it comes to sweetening food, Tamia often turns to honey, a ready fuel and a hardy traveler that can be used to make almost any good meal a little bit better. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Whirlpool Swallows Kayak! <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Watch this slow-motion video of a kayaker getting completely sucked into a massive whirlpool on the Ottawa River. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:00:00 -0400 From the Archives: Value of Guided Kayaking Trips <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Wayne Horodowich relates a personal experience which changed his opinion on the value of paying the extra money to take a guided kayaking tour Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Gear Spotlight: Kayak Kaboose trailer by Kayak-Kayak <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The Kayak Kaboose is the complete paddlesports transport solution made of welded, galvanized, heavy gauge steel frame for durability and longevity. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Tips to Hunt and Haul Bucks by Canoe <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Here's an article from 'Field & Stream' to tell you what you need to know to pull off a successful wilderness float hunt. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0400 Kind kayak donation keeps teacher paddling <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Kim Craig was diagnosed with a secondary melanoma, leaving her without the strength needed for her weekly kayak trip. With a kind donation of a tandem kayak the tradition continues. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0400 New Sweepstakes! <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Make sure to enter the new sweepstakes from which features three great boats: a NEXT canoe (paddle included) from Old Town Canoe, a Cruiser 12 Angler from Jackson Kayak, and a Sound 120xe kayak from Elie. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Feature Kayak - Pinguino 145-4PD (kit) by Pygmy Boats Inc. <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:13:00 -0400 Nature's Canoe Magnet? <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Watch a series of funny canoe accidents that happen with the same lone rock all within just 6 minutes of each other... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Feature Trip: The Berry Islands (Bahamas) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Treat yourself to a mothership experience aboard Mirage as you paddle the spectacular Berry Islands of the Bahamas. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400