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Illinois considers improvement to Water Usage Stamp - 1 hr ago
Illinois legislation has been introduced that could exempt paddling event participants from out-of-state from the current Water Usage Stamp (WUS) requirement.
Improve Your Skills with Gordon Brown - 7 hr ago
Watch a few short video clips from the Gordon Brown sea kayaking tutorial DVDs and buy the complete DVDs now with FREE shipping!
Kayaker begins solo trip around Australia - 22 hr ago
While he will not be the first to circumnavigate Australia by solo kayak, Peter Thomson is excited to start his dream journey which is expected to take 20-22 months.
Leg Paddling?! - 1 day ago
Watch this amazing video of a fisherman balancing on the bow of his dugout canoe paddling with just one foot.
Featured Trip: Lighthouse Reef (Belize) - 1 day ago
Sea kayak, snorkel and scuba dive; learn about reef ecology enjoy incredible seafood feasts and all in all take in one of the most beautiful island and coral reef settings you can possibl...
Greenland Side Sculling - 2 days ago
This video demonstrates the Greenland Side Sculling manuever and breaks it down into a few useful steps. A good technique to learn; useful to prevent a capsize.
Product Review: Guide 160 canoe by Old Town - 2 days ago
We fish off it; it's stable as a rock. Comfortable seating, tons of space, lots of useful accessories available. It makes for fantastic cheap family entertainment...
Close Encounter with Manatee - 2 days ago
A park ranger at Biscayne National Park (FL) had a moment with a manatee and the encounter was captured on his GoPro.
Carry a Canoe Solo - 3 days ago
This short video demonstrates proper form and technique for lifting & carrying a canoe by yourself. Remember: Your back safety is crucial!
New Product: Bali 13.5 Tandem Kayak by Sun Dolphin - 3 days ago
This one, two or three person kayak offers adjustable padded seats with high backrests. The middle seat location makes it easy to attach the padded seat system for one person operation - ...
Trip Report: North Platte River (WY) - 3 days ago
About a mile downstream I flushed a flock of wild turkeys on the right bank and also spotted a deer another mile on. A bald eagle was circling over head...
Huge canoe sculpture captivates students - 4 days ago
The 50-foot-tall sculpture is made of 75 metal canoes and towers above University of Texas students below. The price tag? $1.4 million
Store Feature:Women's Coral Sunset T-shirt - 4 days ago
This lovely, Women's-Fit, coral-colored shirt pictures a kayaker paddling with the sunset as a perfect backdrop.
Tricks for Starting Campfires - 4 days ago
Fire-lighting remains a vital skill, and it's a subject Tamia has revisited several times over the years. Now some knowledgeable readers have offered their own tricks.
Low lake levels could cause a return to kayaks - 5 days ago
Persistent drought conditions throughout Texas has owners of kayaks in the best position to take advantage of looming unusable boat ramps across the area.
How to Punch Through Surf - 5 days ago
If you want to punch through a wave you need to have momentum from a good forward stroke and a body position that will allow you to react and paddle as needed
Gear Spotlight: Lockable Tiedown Straps by Kanulock - 5 days ago
Protect your gear with this locking tie-down system. Kanulocks tie down straps feature 2 braided stainless steel cables that run the length of the straps.
Canoeist launches last leg of trek on disappearing river - 8 days ago
Colin McDonald is near the end of his 1,900-mile 'Disappearing Rio Grande' expedition that's taken him down the length of the river from its source.
Tandem Canoe Ballet - 8 days ago
Watch the teamwork and skill that these canoeists demonstrate in their spins and turns on a standing wave on the Lower Madawaska River (ON).
Safari & Zanzibar Kayak Adventure - 8 days ago
Come along with us on a traditional Tanzanian Wildlife Safari. Then fly to the beautiful island of Zanzibar to be guided on several kayak paddles to tiny islands off the coast.
Choosing the Right Life Jacket for Paddling - 9 days ago
This short video demonstrates the simple "fit test" for a PFD and explains why a paddling specific life jacket is preferred to other market options.
Product Review: Shearwater 17 (kit) kayak by CLC - 9 days ago
I have built this Shearwater 17 stich and glue kayak... She is fast, straight but turns easy on angle, comfortable, stable, lightweight for this kind of construction, robust and surf well...
Daredevil Kayaker Plunges Down 30-Foot Icy Waterfall - 9 days ago
Thrill-seeker and kayaker Todd Wells' latest adventure was conquering Spirit Falls on the Little White Salmon River, a tributary of the Columbia River in Washington.
Patience Pays! - 10 days ago
Cliff Jacobson retells a few of his canoeing stories where it did paid off for him to be patient.
New Product: Adventurer Inflatable SUP by NRS - 10 days ago
For the paddler looking to go farther and do more, the 12'6" Adventurer is designed for adventure touring and overnight adventures
Kayakers shocked by Mediterranean's urban sprawl - 10 days ago
Two French oceanography researchers expected to find pollution on their 14-month kayak journey from Gibraltar to Istanbul, but what shocked them was the endless spread of cities along the...
Trip Report: New Hogan Lake (CA) - 11 days ago
There are several islands and many coves to explore. The area is populated with lots of wildlife but don't expect to see much of it on busy weekends and holidays. During the week it aboun...
Store Feature: Black iKayak T-shirt - 11 days ago
Tell the world in simple terms that you love to kayak with this black t-shirt with white text that reads "iKayak".
Mush Meal? - 11 days ago
A-maize your friends on your next camp outing by whipping up a meal of corn. Want to give it a try? Then check out Tamia's latest article.
Kayaking Firefighter Saves Wounded Snow Goose - 12 days ago
FDNY Battalion Chief Dan Murray kayaked out into the middle of the cold Hudson River to rescue an injured snow goose
Late Season Layering - 12 days ago
Kevin Callan offers some tips (and a video!) on layering and suggestions on what to wear, and what to avoid, when you're active in the outdoors this time of year when the temperatures may...
Gear Spotlight: Paddle Saddle kayak seats by Yakpads - 12 days ago
Soft Lycra laminated to neoprene seating surface. Non-skid backing on seat bottom. Two securing methods: Velcro or tie-downs. Gel-filled inner core with permanent memory.
Coast Guard rescues kayaker paddling from Maui to Big Island - 13 days ago
The kayaker was en route to the Big Island from Maui when he reportedly lost sight of the island due to volcanic smog and drifted off course.

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