Winter kayaking on the Gunpowder River (MD) Temperatures hovered in the mid-30s and a few inches of the previous week's snow still blanketed the woods, but these boaters were eager to get out on (and, for some, in) the water.
Canoe makers scramble for Royalex replacement PolyOne Corp. is stopping production of Royalex sheet, the king of custom plastics for many canoeists, leaving almost all canoe makers up the proverbial creek without a replacement.
Hobie Mirage Tandem Island by Hobie Kayaks The Hobie Mirage Tandem Island is a super-fun multisport boat for two with floats and a two-piece carbon fiber rig and sailing kit included. - Length: 18' 9"
Katadyn North America
The Exstream® Orinoco™ is a convenient alternative to pump-style purifiers. No hassle over unpacking, assembling, pumping and (ugh!) separate containers; you just scoop or fill up the water with your bottle.
ALLY 611 Folding Canoe by ALLY - Bergans of Norway This is the "classical" Ally canoe, easy to maneuvre and with high stability. A typical all-round canoe for those who paddle under changing conditions on plain water and in rivers. Length: 14' 10"