News and Features News and Features en-us Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:14:00 -0400 Latest news and features from Feature Kayak - Voyageur by Vajda <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:14:00 -0400 Whale-vator: What NOT to Do! <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>A massive whale lifts tandem kayak out of water and takes startled paddlers for a short ride. Incredible video; discouraged human behavior. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Feature Trip: Bahama Mamas Sea Kayak Trip <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>An expedition style "woman's only" sea kayaking trip through the Brigantine Cays. Designed for women with basic or beginner kayaking skills, this trip will be the perfect combination of paddling and relaxation. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Drone Video of Wooden Canoe Heritage Assoc. Assembly <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Some beautiful drone video of the 2014 Wooden Canoe Heritage Association Assembly that showcases these awesome works of art and labors of love. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:43:00 -0400 Product Review: Aspire 100 kayak by Wilderness Systems <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>It is perfect for a first time kayaker of smaller frame. Extremely stable. I've never had a problem getting in and out with the 44" cockpit. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:30:00 -0400 3 students, 1 canoe - Week 5 <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>3 Fort Lewis College (CO) students are paddling down the Missouri River for a research project to understand environmental changes and effects of land use on the water. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Kayak Draw Stroke (In-Water Recovery) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>In this short tutorial video, Mike Aronoff demonstrates the kayak draw stroke with an in-water recovery, and gives step-by-step instructions. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400 New Product: Kayak/Canoe Trailers by Remackel Trailers <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Remackel Trailers builds 2, 4, 6, and 8 place galvanized steel canoe trailers that can stand up to any rugged road. With removable racks, these trailers can also be used as utility trailers. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Heavenly moments in the Boundary Waters <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>When canoe country beckons, with its campfires and shore lunches, still waters and rapids, you get up and go, putting your shoulder to a paddle and enjoying piecemeal, if necessary, what once were weeklong excursions Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Trip Report: Big Rideau Lake (ON) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The highlight of this park are the easy, beautiful, secluded paddle-in primitive campsites. From the boat launch, it's a mere 5-minute paddle to the closest site Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Feature Canoe - Legend by American Traders <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:12:00 -0400 Store Feature: Maize Kayak T-shirt <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>This shirt features three kayaks gracefully wrapping around the front of the maize/yellow colored shirt. Part of the "Buy 2, Get 1 FREE" Shirt Special! Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Camping Comfort - The Bathroom <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>What goes in must come out. Which is why Tamia's tour of "Camp Comfort" ends in the bathroom. But don't worry, it's very tastefully done. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 First Person View of 110 year old Ghost Ship <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Kayakers paddle by and explore a 110 year-old derelict ship on a tributary of the Ohio River. This ship has some interesting history... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400 From the Archives: Double Dipping in a Canoe <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Tom Watson shares a history of paddles plus the pros and cons of a single vs. double blade when paddling a solo canoe. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Gear Spotlight: Heel and Pegpads by Yakpads <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Relieves pressure points on balls of your feet and heels; Insulates feet from a cold boat bottom. Limits the wear on inner-hulls of composite boats. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Father-son duo ready to conquer the AuSable River <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The AuSable River Canoe Marathon is exceptional among endurance sport competitions. Ryan and his dad, Todd Bennett, plan to participate next weekend in the 67th edition of what is billed as North America's toughest canoe race. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:00:00 -0400 New Sweepstakes! <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Register to win one of 4 great boats in the NEW Sweepstakes. Enter once a day, every day for your best chance to win... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:30:00 -0400 New Adirondack canoe camping area comes with rules <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Canoe campers and kayakers seeking solace in the wilds of New York's newest lake-studded Adirondack playground will encounter a few rules that run counter to the mountainous region's tradition of unfettered access. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Rhode Island paddlers complete historic journey <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Four paddlers have completed an eight-day, seven-night Paddle Across Rhode Island, a 101-mile journey using a mostly inland water route from the Massachusetts border all the way to Connecticut. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:30:00 -0400