News and Features News and Features en-us Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Latest news and features from Weekend Trip Report: Lumber River (NC) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Overall it was a fun, at times challenging, trip. We saw a ton of great wildlife, from a fawn swimming across our path, to the various indigenous birds... even a small alligator! Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Feature Canoe - Cronje by Nova Craft Canoes <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:10:00 -0400 Store Feature: Solitude T-shirt <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>This original design is printed on a 100% pre-shrunk cotton, sand colored t-shirt. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Knots More to Know <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>However many you master, there's always "Knots More to Know." Which is what folks are talking about this week at "In the Same Boat". Read all about it. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Canoeing Duo Wins 7th Consecutive Marathon <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Andy Treibold and his partner Steve Lajoie won their seventh consecutive AuSable River Canoe Marathon (120 miles) with a time of 14:36:18. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:30:00 -0400 Kayakers breach secure area at JFK airport <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Two kayakers adrift in Jamaica Bay (NY) with just one paddle unwittingly breached Kennedy Airport's $300 million perimeter detection system. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400 From the Archives: Choosing a Kayak for Women <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Anna Levesque wrote this article to assist women in choosing the perfect kayak so that they can comfortably get outside, enjoy the water and have fun! Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Gear Spotlight: Kayak Ergometer by Vasa <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>The Vasa Kayak Erg allows paddlers to gain paddling-specific endurance and increase stroke power anytime, anywhere. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 89-year-old Competes in 120 Mile Canoe Race <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>89 year old 'Amazing' Al Widing is in action this weekend with his son, Al Jr., in the 120 mile Au Sable River Canoe Marathon. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:30:00 -0400 Descendant of William Clark floats Missouri River <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Churchill Clark spent two and a half months carving his dug-out canoe and is now paddling it from Twin Bridges, Mont. to St. Louis, Mo. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Kayakers wrap up Alaskan journey <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>66-year-old Alan Campbell and 68-year-old David Maxwell recently completed a kayak trip of about 1,850 km that took them as far north as Juneau, Alaska. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Kayak Fishing Photo of the Week <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>See more photos like this 16 inch, 3 lb. Smallmouth Bass and submit your own fishing photo for a chance to win a kayak. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Feature Kayak - Voyageur by Vajda <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:14:00 -0400 Whale-vator: What NOT to Do! <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>A massive whale lifts tandem kayak out of water and takes startled paddlers for a short ride. Incredible video; discouraged human behavior. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Feature Trip: Bahama Mamas Sea Kayak Trip <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>An expedition style "woman's only" sea kayaking trip through the Brigantine Cays. Designed for women with basic or beginner kayaking skills, this trip will be the perfect combination of paddling and relaxation. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Drone Video of Wooden Canoe Heritage Assoc. Assembly <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Some beautiful drone video of the 2014 Wooden Canoe Heritage Association Assembly that showcases these awesome works of art and labors of love. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:43:00 -0400 Product Review: Aspire 100 kayak by Wilderness Systems <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>It is perfect for a first time kayaker of smaller frame. Extremely stable. I've never had a problem getting in and out with the 44" cockpit. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:30:00 -0400 3 students, 1 canoe - Week 5 <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>3 Fort Lewis College (CO) students are paddling down the Missouri River for a research project to understand environmental changes and effects of land use on the water. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Kayak Draw Stroke (In-Water Recovery) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>In this short tutorial video, Mike Aronoff demonstrates the kayak draw stroke with an in-water recovery, and gives step-by-step instructions. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0400 New Product: Kayak/Canoe Trailers by Remackel Trailers <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Remackel Trailers builds 2, 4, 6, and 8 place galvanized steel canoe trailers that can stand up to any rugged road. With removable racks, these trailers can also be used as utility trailers. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:30:00 -0400