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Product Review: Shadow canoe by Placid Boatworks - 3 hr ago
The Shadow has spoiled me for other watercraft. I still use my (quite nice) sea kayak for open water, but it feels heavy and clumsy after the Shadow.
Expert tips for beginner sea kayakers - 8 hr ago
Cathy Piffath, a certified kayak instructor for over 20 years and the creator of the ACA's Coastal Kayak Program, has six tips to paddle by for newcomers to the sea.
Kayaking for Fitness - 21 hr ago
This short video looks at a few of the benefits of adding kayaking to your regular exercise regiment and shares a few tips on how to get the most of your training on the water.
New Product: Vapor PFD by NRS - 1 day ago
Its action-cut design leaves your arms free for unrestricted paddling and rowing. With the easy-on side entry, six adjustment points and soft, conforming foam, the Vapor gives you "I f...
Canoeing heaven in Alamoosook, Maine - 1 day ago
The undeveloped northern end of the Dead River is part of an idyllic canoe outing originating from Alamoosook Lake in Orland, ME. The trip promises sights aplenty and a variety of wildlife
Trip Report: Woolverton Trail (FL) - 2 days ago
Thanks to Ed Woolverton and his 30 years of trimming the mangroves, the trail makes a great kayaking destination near Placida, Florida.
Store Feature: Paddle Faster, I Hear Banjo Music T-shirt - 2 days ago
The infamous line: "Paddle Faster, I hear Banjo Music" from the movie Deliverance is featured on this charcoal grey t-shirt!
Cooking in the Wind - 2 days ago
Wind is the camp cook's worst enemy. And what's the best defense? A windscreen, of course. Tamia describes some of the more common ways to blunt the wind's cutting edge in this article.
Trans-Atlantic kayaker arrives after 6,000 mile journey - 3 days ago
Polish adventurer Aleksander "Olek" Doba paddled into New Smyrna Beach Marina (FL) on Saturday after a more than 6,000-mile journey across the vast Atlantic Ocean alone in a kayak.
From the Archives: Preventing Shoulder Injury - 3 days ago
The shoulder dislocation is to kayaking, what a blown ACL is to skiing. Why is this injury so dreaded? This article from the archives discusses how to keep shoulders safe.
Gear Spotlight: Pro Cooler by IceMule - 3 days ago
This is absolutely the world's most portable HIGH-CAPACITY, high-performance cooler.
NYC Kayak Fishing Tournament - 4 days ago
For three days in the middle of May, the Kayak Fishing Classic at Jamaica Bay draws hundreds of kayak anglers from across the country to the southern inshore waters of Brooklyn...
1,000-Year-Old Native American Canoe - 4 days ago
New testing revealed this week that a dugout canoe displayed at the small Pioneer Museum in Long Lake, MN is 1,000 years old.
New Paddling.net Sweepstakes! - 5 days ago
Register to win one of 4 great boats in the NEW Paddling.net Sweepstakes. Enter once a day, every day for your best chance to win...
Trans-Atlantic kayaker journey near completion - 6 days ago
Appearing weather-beaten but determined, trans-Atlantic kayaker Aleksander Doba paddled into Port Canaveral (FL) on Thursday night and vowed he will be in New Smyrna Beach within days.
Kayak Surfing Bore Tide in Alaska - 6 days ago
Kayak surfing the tide bore of Turnagain Arm in Cook Inlet, Alaska. A wonderful ride using a natural phenomenon in Anchorage's backyard.
Feature Trip: Luxury Base Camp Kayak Tour (BC) - 6 days ago
This remote wilderness luxury base camp is located in the Discovery Islands, British Columbia. The central location allows you to explore three unique provincial marine parks and return t...
How to Paddle Backwards in a Canoe - 7 days ago
Get tips on paddling straight back by watching this short video which discusses the technique for both a tandem canoe and a solo boat.
Product Review: Ultimate 12 kayak by Native Watercraft - 7 days ago
It's an excellent little boat, very stable and safe and good to fish from. It loads easily into the back of my short bed pickup truck. I have used it in rough water with no problems.
Folbot Added to Boat Buyers' Guide - 7 days ago
See all of the unique, foldable boats made by Folbot now available to view, research and compare in the Paddling.net Boat Buyers' Guide.
The Group Paddle - Preparation & Group Dynamics - 8 days ago
Tom Watson discusses a few things to keep in mind for planning and safely managing a kayak expedition with more than 2 persons.
New Product: Matrix 100X kayak by Pelican Intl. - 8 days ago
The Matrix is a stylish, agile, compact kayak designed for small to medium build paddlers. Its shallow v-chine hull promotes maneuverability and will please those looking for performance ...
Trip Report: Caesar Creek Lake (OH) - 8 days ago
This is my favorite lake among the choices in my area... Mainly due to the destinations available on the lake. There are 5 boat ramps on the lake including one for the campground with r...
Kayaker Shot on Maryland Creek - 9 days ago
A kayaker was shot on open water Saturday night in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
Store Feature: Green Wicking Shirt - 9 days ago
A high performance wicking t-shirt with UPF 30+ sun protection. Light-weight, comfortable and much drier than cotton - it's a great shirt!
Ruminations on Oatmeal - 9 days ago
when Tamia's previous column on homemade instant oatmeal resulted in a healthy serving of reader mail, she figured she ought to pass on what she'd learned from all the letters.
Have kayak, will paddle... in the front lawn? - 10 days ago
Sometimes the itch to get out and kayak becomes too much and some will find any place to paddle... no matter the location. Read about this authors quick fix...
From the Archives: Going Kayak Fishing with a Friend - 10 days ago
Read about Jerry White's kayak fishing excursion with his new friend; how he prepared for and executed the trip in this article from the archives.
Gear Spotlight: Kindle / iPad waterproof case by Aquapac - 10 days ago
Waterproof case designed to fit all full-size iPads (including the iPad Air) and Kindle readers.
Kayak T-Shirt Sale: Buy 2, Get 1 Free - 13 days ago
Get some great kayaking t-shirts this Spring with our Buy 2, Get 1 Free shirt special. Which one is your favorite?
A Starling Surprise! - 13 days ago
Two girls canoeing the River Shannon in Ireland witness one of nature's most amazing phenomenons: a huge flock of Starlings (called a murmuration) flying in unison.
Feature Trip: Misty Fjords 6-Day Trip (AK) - 13 days ago
Misty Fjords National Monument is a sea kayaker's paradise and one of Alaska's best kept secrets.
Mobility Drills for Paddlers - 14 days ago
John Chase demonstrates a few different warm up exercises and mobility drills that are going to help loosen up muscles used during paddling.




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