News and Features News and Features en-us Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:16:00 -0400 Latest news and features from Feature Kayak - Little Wing 14 by Warren Light Craft <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:16:00 -0400 Video: Raft Collides with Kayaker <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>A kayaker faces off with a 4-person raft coming down a whitewater chute. Who do you think wins?? It's not a fair fight... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Feature Trip: Patagonia Kayaking with Adventure Sherpas <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Argentina's Golfo San Jose is where the Southern Right whales come every September. It's a protected area without motor boats, and the paddling is easy because it's all shore paddling. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Couple sells everything to canoe on a 1000 day journey <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Pierre Pepin and Jennifer Gosselin planned for years, sold all their belongings, and have set out on a thousand day trip, taking with them only what they can carry in their canoe. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Product Review: Coosa kayak by Jackson Kayak <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>As a big guy (275lbs) I was looking for something stable for floating rivers. Couldn't have found anything better. Seat is comfortable, just right for me in the low position. Can sit in it all day and not have numb feet or legs. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Clearance Prices Reduced Further! <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>We've made some final price reductions on items in the store! Don't miss the Schitt Creek t-shirts, Ladies kayak t-shirts, canoe and kayak hats, and much more. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Entering a Kayak & Attaching Sprayskirt <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>This video demonstrates the proper technique to get into a kayak and also features how to put on and properly attach a sprayskirt. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 -0400 New Product: Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 17T by Hobie <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The Mirage Pro Angler 17T features three different seat configurations include traditional in-line tandem seating, face-to-face social seating or solo with plenty of space for standing, casting and fly fishing. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Trip Report: Missouri River (ND) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The trek took us 3 hours, though that included probably 20+ min in breaks, and a pretty casual to moderate pace. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Changes in place at kayak rental company after incident <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>A kayak rental company in Peninsula State Park (WI) has made some changes to its rental policy and rules for customers after an incident last month. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:30:00 -0400 Feature Canoe - Keewaydin 17 by Swift Canoe & Kayak <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:15:00 -0400 Store Feature: Paddle. Live. T-shirts <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>This great t-shirt encompasses all paddlesports as it invites you to: KAYAK... CANOE... PADDLE... LIVE! Available in long and short sleeve. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Seasick? Try Candied Ginger <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>If you suffer from seasickness, you're in good company. You can do something about it. The secret? Candied ginger. And you can make it yourself. Read more... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Sarah Outen completes 101-day Alaskan kayak trek <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Adventurer Sarah Outen has completed a major milestone in her attempt to cross the world by kayak, bike and ocean rowboat. The 29-year-old has finished a 101-day kayak trip in Alaska along with her kayaking partner Justine Curgenven. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:00:00 -0400 From the Archives: River Classifications <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Ken Whiting reviews the general guidelines for the whitewater classification system used for giving a river a general level of difficulty. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Gear Spotlight: Kayak/Canoe Trailers by Remackel Trailers <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>These galvanized steel kayak/canoe trailers can stand up to any rugged road and with removable racks, they can also be used as utility trailers. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Safety boat captains serve for the love of the river <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>For this year's MR340 race, 10 safety boats started with the 230 racers Tuesday morning... some will go the whole distance with the racers. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:00:00 -0400 Feature Kayak - NC 15 Excursion by NC Kayaks <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:16:00 -0400 Canoe Dam Ram Fail <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>What happens when you try to skip a short portage by going over a beaver dam? The still photo at the end of the video is priceless! Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Feature Trip: Baja Sea Kayaking at Its Best (Mexico) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Discover miles of hidden coves, sparkling blue water, and majestic ridges of the beautiful Baja peninsula! Take your first step towards a great wilderness vacation with the pioneers of Baja kayaking. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400