Kayaking Clubs

kayaking clubs

Kayaking Clubs   Joining a kayaking club can be a great way to learn new skills, make new friends, and find great new places to paddle in your neck of the woods.  Kayaking clubs offer a variety of activities, and there are usually experienced paddlers available to answer questions and help folks who are new … Read more

Trips And Tours

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Kayaking Tours, Guides & Travel Destinations   If you’re an inexperienced paddler, or you’re more interested in sightseeing than fine tuning your technical skills, a guided kayaking tour can be a great way to go. There are many tour companies that will provide both the equipment and enough basic instruction to get even the most … Read more

Building A Kayak

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Building A Kayak   Okay, so you’ve decided to build your own kayak. But hold on a minute. Building a kayak involves a lot more than a few weekends out in the garage sanding plywood or doping canvas panels. Building a kayak is a considerable investment–in tools, materials, space, and most of all, time. Now … Read more

GPS Guide

gps guide

GPS Guide   So what is this GPS thing, exactly? And why can having a handheld GPS receiver be a very smart thing when traveling into the backcountry? Well besides being a great way to figure out where you are, in just about any place in the world (and one of the best ways to … Read more

Fishing Gear

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Fishing Gear As any fisherman (or woman) knows, there’s a dizzying array of fishing gear on the market to choose from. Entire fishing gear catalogs are distributed both offline and online, and with dozens of major brands, and hundreds of models of rods, reels, flies, lures, fish finders, tackle boxes, etc. it can seem like … Read more

Types of Canoes

types of canoes

Types of Canoes   Okay, so you’ve decided to buy a canoe. Whether you’re a beginner to the sport, or a seasoned paddler, the variety of brands, types and models of canoes on the market today can be a bit overwhelming. The modern canoe has come a lot way from its original skin-on-frame ancestors, and … Read more

Buying A Kayak

buying a kayak

Buying A Kayak    Yes, choosing the right boat is the most important (and most expensive) decision a kayaker has to make. But buying a Kayak doesn’t have to be a nightmarish experience. Much of your decision depends  on the type of paddling you plan to do. If you’ll be spending most of your time … Read more

Types Of Kayak

types of kayak

Types of Kayaks   If you’re new to paddling, you may be somewhat confused by the wide variety of kayaks available on the market today. Boats have been developed for just about every conceivable application, and no doubt the manufacturers are busy developing even more designs for the paddlesports of tomorrow. In any case, we … Read more

Kayaking Videos

kayaking videos

Kayaking Videos   On this page we’ve assembled some informative kayaking and canoeing videos from a variety of sources. Sometimes it’s easier to learn by watching someone actually perform a technique, rather than reading about it. A number of these kayaking videos involve different methods of performing the Eskimo Roll, an activity that frightens many … Read more

Fitness Paddling

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Fitness Paddling   Kayaking and canoeing are more than just ways to have a great time on the water, or a way to paddle out to that favorite fishing hole. Paddling is also a wonderful workout for your upper body, and to some extent your legs and lower back as well. Physical fitness is rapidly … Read more