News and Features News and Features en-us Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:58:00 -0400 Latest news and features from New Sweepstakes! <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Register to win one of 4 great boats in the NEW Sweepstakes. Enter once a day, every day for your best chance to win... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:58:00 -0400 Trans-Atlantic kayaker journey near completion <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>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. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Feature Kayak - Cuda 14 by Jackson Kayak <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:16:00 -0400 Kayak Surfing Bore Tide in Alaska <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Kayak surfing the tide bore of Turnagain Arm in Cook Inlet, Alaska. A wonderful ride using a natural phenomenon in Anchorage's backyard. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Feature Trip: Luxury Base Camp Kayak Tour (BC) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>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 to the comfortable base camp each evening. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:00:00 -0400 How to Paddle Backwards in a Canoe <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Get tips on paddling straight back by watching this short video which discusses the technique for both a tandem canoe and a solo boat. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Product Review: Ultimate 12 kayak by Native Watercraft <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>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. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Folbot Added to Boat Buyers' Guide <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>See all of the unique, foldable boats made by Folbot now available to view, research and compare in the Boat Buyers' Guide. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:30:00 -0400 The Group Paddle - Preparation & Group Dynamics <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Tom Watson discusses a few things to keep in mind for planning and safely managing a kayak expedition with more than 2 persons. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:00:00 -0400 New Product: Matrix 100X kayak by Pelican Intl. <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>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 beyond the beginner level. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Trip Report: Caesar Creek Lake (OH) <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>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 restrooms at each one. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0400 Kayaker Shot on Maryland Creek <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>A kayaker was shot on open water Saturday night in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:25:00 -0400 Feature Canoe - Tranquility by Souris River Canoes <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:25:00 -0400 Store Feature: Green Wicking Shirt <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>A high performance wicking t-shirt with UPF 30+ sun protection. Light-weight, comfortable and much drier than cotton - it's a great shirt! Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Ruminations on Oatmeal <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>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. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0400 Have kayak, will paddle... in the front lawn? <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>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... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:00:00 -0400 From the Archives: Going Kayak Fishing with a Friend <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>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. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Gear Spotlight: Kindle / iPad waterproof case by Aquapac <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Waterproof case designed to fit all full-size iPads (including the iPad Air) and Kindle readers. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0400 Kayak T-Shirt Sale: Buy 2, Get 1 Free <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A>Get some great kayaking t-shirts this Spring with our Buy 2, Get 1 Free shirt special. Which one is your favorite? Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:05:00 -0400 Feature Kayak - Avocet by Valley Sea Kayaks <A HREF=";rss=1"><IMG SRC="" align="left" border="0"></A><A HREF=""><IMG SRC="" BORDER="0"></A> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:15:00 -0400