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Husband dies, wife survives 8 days after canoe capsizes - 4 hr ago
A 62 year old woman survived eight days in the northern Saskatchewan wilderness after her canoe capsized and her husband perished. A float plane pilot spotted the canoe and the man's body...
10 Tips for Paddling Safely! - 18 hr ago
The American Canoe Association has put together this animated video as a reminder for us all to take responsibility for our own safety on the water!
New Product: Whitewater Paddle by H2O Paddles - 24 hr ago
H2O Paddles completely re-engineered a stronger carbon shaft and sleek new internal ferrule. Their whitewater experience ensures this paddle will be able to take you anywhere.
Trip Report: Hudson River / Pollepel Island (NY) - 1 day ago
We paddled to and around Pollepel Island, the principal feature on the island is Bannermans' Castle, an abandoned military surplus warehouse
Teen meets 'Duck Dynasty' star during solo canoe trip - 2 days ago
Before James Welborn set out on his solo canoe trip down the Mississippi River in May, he had high hopes of getting to meet "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson in Louisiana
Store Feature: Women's Blackberry Sunset T-shirt - 2 days ago
This lovely Blackberry colored shirt pictures a kayaker paddling with the sunset as a perfect backdrop. Ladies, this great shirt is just for you!
Dangers of Cutbanks - 2 days ago
Cutbanks make for spectacular scenery, they can also create hazardous conditions for unlucky paddlers, both on and off the water. These natural features are Tamia's topic this week.
Couple Paddling to DC for BWCA Birthday - 3 days ago
Dave and Amy Freeman were scheduled Sunday to embark on a paddling and sailing voyage from Ely, Minn. to Washington, DC to mark the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the BWCA
From the Archives: Portaging - Expedition Canoeing - 3 days ago
Cliff Jacobson provides some stories of portages gone awry and gives some tips on portaging logistics and comfort in this article.
Gear Spotlight: Sail Rig by Spirit Sails - 3 days ago
A complete Full Size Sail Rig that includes the following: Sail, Storage sack, Battens, V-yoke, "How-to" photos and installation recommendations, more...
Video: World's Largest Kayak Fishing Tournament from Drone - 4 days ago
Watch this video captured by drone to see the mass of over 700 kayaks disperse into Grand Isle's Caminada Pass, LA
Lone canoeist paddles homemade canoe 500 miles - 5 days ago
A Vermont woman is close to the end of an eight-week, 500-mile trek along Maine's wilderness rivers in a 16-foot canoe she built herself.
Video: Kayak rescue drama in UK - 6 days ago
Video of a lifeboat crew rescuing two distressed kayakers who ran into difficulty after a capsize in the UK.
Video: Raft Collides with Kayaker - 6 days ago
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...
Feature Trip: Patagonia Kayaking with Adventure Sherpas - 6 days ago
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.
Couple sells everything to canoe on a 1000 day journey - 7 days ago
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.
Product Review: Coosa kayak by Jackson Kayak - 7 days ago
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 i...
Clearance Prices Reduced Further! - 7 days ago
We've made some final price reductions on items in the Paddling.net store! Don't miss the Schitt Creek t-shirts, Ladies kayak t-shirts, canoe and kayak hats, and much more.
Entering a Kayak & Attaching Sprayskirt - 8 days ago
This video demonstrates the proper technique to get into a kayak and also features how to put on and properly attach a sprayskirt.
New Product: Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 17T by Hobie - 8 days ago
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, c...
Trip Report: Missouri River (ND) - 8 days ago
The trek took us 3 hours, though that included probably 20+ min in breaks, and a pretty casual to moderate pace.
Changes in place at kayak rental company after incident - 9 days ago
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.
Store Feature: Paddle. Live. T-shirts - 9 days ago
This great t-shirt encompasses all paddlesports as it invites you to: KAYAK... CANOE... PADDLE... LIVE! Available in long and short sleeve.
Seasick? Try Candied Ginger - 9 days ago
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...
Sarah Outen completes 101-day Alaskan kayak trek - 10 days ago
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 alon...
From the Archives: River Classifications - 10 days ago
Ken Whiting reviews the general guidelines for the whitewater classification system used for giving a river a general level of difficulty.
Gear Spotlight: Kayak/Canoe Trailers by Remackel Trailers - 10 days ago
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.
Safety boat captains serve for the love of the river - 11 days ago
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.
Canoe Dam Ram Fail - 13 days ago
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!
Feature Trip: Baja Sea Kayaking at Its Best (Mexico) - 13 days ago
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 Ba...
Kayak Fishing: Paddle Stroke Basics - 14 days ago
This video shows a couple of tricks that will help you improve your paddling technique and also improve your effectiveness as a fisherman from the platform of a kayak.
Product Review: RapidFire canoe by Placid Boatworks - 14 days ago
It is fast, stable, and easily holds enough gear for 7 to 10-day trips. The Kevlar/CarbonFiber construction make it a pleasure to portage (28 lbs).




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