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Volunteers teach veterans to kayak - 12 hr ago
A group of veterans took to the water in Johnson City, TN to learn how to kayak from a group of volunteers with the national non-profit Team River Runner.
The Superman Canoe Entry Method - 20 hr ago
Not sure if this is an entry method approved by the ACA, but it worked out for this canoeing couple!
Feature Trip: Guna Yala Kayaking Expedition (Panama) - 23 hr ago
Kayak and explore the pristine San Blas (or Guna Yala) Archipelago in the Caribbean Ocean of Panama, home of the Guna Indigenous people.
Product Review: Prodigy 10.0 kayak by Perception - 2 days ago
I purchased this kayak two months ago and have logged over ten hours in it. The yak tracks better than expected for its price range and is very stable.
Kayaker Circumnavigates Ireland - 2 days ago
Imagine spending 62 days on your own kayaking around Ireland. It might sound lonely but for Paul Alexander it was the adventure of a lifetime as he went solo and unsupported around the is...
Special Deal on Two Great Paddling DVDs! - 2 days ago
Now you can Save 50% on one (or both) of these awesome paddling videos: "This Is Canoeing" or "This Is The Sea 4" Get them each for only $14.95 while supplies last!
The Allure of Canoeing Wild Northern Rivers - 3 days ago
Cliff Jacobson writes about what draws him to rivers in Canada over the tranquility of Boundary Waters or similar, more-frequented quiet water destinations.
Learning lifelong lessons in outdoor education - 3 days ago
As part of the Westmount School's (AB) new outdoor education program, students are able to take part in alternative physical education activities such as kayaking, hiking or camping.
Trip Report: Mallows Bay Park (MD) - 3 days ago
It's called the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay, and is a historical American oddity. With over 100 sunken ships, it's a fascinating and beautiful place to paddle, full of wildlife.
Store Feature: Livin' Life T-shirt - 4 days ago
The front of this shirt simply reads, "Livin' Life" while the back completes the thought, "Livin' Life one stroke at a time." Available in short or long-sleeve.
Stuffing: It's Not Just a Side Dish Anymore - 4 days ago
Stuffing needn't be relegated to a supporting role. With very little effort on your part, it can be the star of the camp and the basis for a hearty one-pot meal.
Before an adventure vacation, get your body ready - 4 days ago
A good article to read before you embark on that 4-6 day paddling adventure. Even a simple 1 or 2 day adventure will need some training to make it more enjoyable.
From the Archives: Dressing for Cold Weather Paddling - 5 days ago
This article from the Paddling.net archives begins by stating that, "There are three rules to remember when dressing for cold weather..." Read all about them here.
Gear Spotlight: Pro Catch Cooler by Ice Mule - 5 days ago
The Simplest & Most Effective Fish Catch Cooler Ever
Hammerhead Stalks Kayakers - 6 days ago
For nearly two miles, a hammerhead shark taunted a pair of kayakers as they paddled their way back to shore in Florida. Watch the video!
Legendary Fisheating Creek : Kayak trail lives up to hype - 7 days ago
This report describes a recent trip on the Fisheating Creek (FL) which is 52 miles long, starting in Highlands County and ending at Lake Okeechobee.
Kayak Surf Launch Fail - 8 days ago
This video proves that launching a kayak in the surf is not the easiest thing in the world... especially when attempted in powerful monsoon waves.
Feature Trip: San Juan Islands 4-6 Day Tours (WA) - 8 days ago
Spend a few days paddling along rich evergreen cloaked coastlines in search of orcas, bald eagles, seals, & porpoise.
Greenland Balance Brace - 8 days ago
This video demonstrates the Greenland Balance Brace technique. Concentrating on the basics of body position and movement when practicing this braces can greatly improve your ability to pe...
Product Review: Prospector 16 canoe by Nova Craft Canoe - 9 days ago
Hands down, an excellent canoe. Tracks well, great stability, relatively light (Royalite material used). Paddled on river (class 1) and flatwater lakes and the canoe handled like a dream.
Exploring remote Everglades by paddle - 9 days ago
Terry Helmers' foremost goal is to explore the Everglades, and that means charting obscure routes that do not appear on any tourist maps.
PFDs: Innovation & Overview - 9 days ago
Tom Watson writes about a unique PFD design competition and new PFD terminology in this article. He also gives a detailed overview of these vital safety devices.
Sun Dolphin Added to Buyers' Guide - 10 days ago
Sundolphin has sit-on-top and sit-in kayaks along with standard and square-stern canoes. See their complete line of kayaks and canoes for your research and comparison now in the Paddling....
Choose Premium Perks for a Great Deal! - 10 days ago
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Across Canada with a dog and a canoe - 10 days ago
The Guinness World Records organization is expected to certify Mike Ranta's trip as the longest solo canoe paddle ever undertaken. And it marks the first time a solo paddler has ever cros...
Store Feature: Black Diamond Orbit LED Lantern - 11 days ago
A bright, non-glaring, pocket-sized mini lantern, the ultra-lightweight Orbit is perfect for trekking and backpacking where gram shaving is crucial.
Camp Stove Windscreens - 11 days ago
Wind is not exactly a big help in the camp kitchen. Tamia's written about ways to shield stoves and fires from the wind before, but now it's her readers' turn.
Kayak Football Game for Veterans - 11 days ago
Ahead of Veteran's Day, the University of Maryland held a special competition... a kayak football tournament to be exact.
From the Archives: Kayak Scoop Rescue - 12 days ago
The basic concept of the Scoop Rescue is to flood the kayak cockpit, float the swimming kayaker into it, then right the kayak. Easier said than done, so check out details in this article...
Gear Spotlight: Wall Mount Kayak Storage Rack by Sparehand - 12 days ago
This simple kayak storage solution also comes with additional storage hook at the bottom that can be used for paddle / fishing rod storage or hang your PFD and other gear.
Up close with otters of the Elkhorn Slough (CA) - 14 days ago
A flat-water kayak paddle into Elkhorn Slough to sight sea otters, harbor seals and shorebirds proves a spectacular adventure.




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