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Learn how to kayak and how to canoe with the wide variety of articles available on Paddling.com. Whether you are trying to figure out whether to buy a canoe or kayak, how to paddle, or perfecting a low-brace, these articles can help make you a better paddler.

Kayaking Fitness & Strength

So a little discussion on fitness and paddling Fitness for paddling has been on my mind a lot lately and I …

How To Repair your Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard

In this video you will learn how to reseal a hole or leak in any inflatable stand up paddleboard- from locat…

Iceland Paddleboarding

Paddling under majestic waterfalls, paddling around icebergs the size of large buildings and paddling with w…

Kayaking Sand Dunes in Namibia

Do you ever get tired of paddling in boring water and wonder what else there is in the world to paddle? Look n…

The New 2019 Wilderness Systems Pungo

Wilderness Systems, an award-winning manufacturer in recreational, touring, and fishing kayaks and accessories…

Deploying a Throw Line

Casting out a rescue throw line, either contained within a Throw Bag or gathered in coils requires an unta…

Featured Authors

Andrew Westwood

Andrew Westwood is a wilderness canoe adventurer, whitewater paddler, open canoe slalom competitor and school …

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Anna Levesque

Anna Levesque is a world-class kayaker who has a passion for inspiring and teaching women.…

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Anne Desjardins

Eating right is an important part of any paddling trip. Anne shares her expertise in eating well and enjoying …

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Becky Mason

Becky Mason is the daughter of canoe icon Bill Mason. She shares her family's passion for canoeing and the env…

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Brad Jennings

Brad Jennings is one half of the father-son team who run the website 'ExploreTheBackcountry.com' while explori…

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Chad Hoover

Chad specializes in light tackle, artificial and fly fishing from a kayak for largemouth bass and most inshore…

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Christopher Crowhurst

Learning the Inuit paddle strokes, rolls and rescues is Chris' passion. He is equally passionate about passing…

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Cliff Jacobson

Cliff Jacobson is one of North America’s most respected outdoors writers and wilderness paddlers. He is a reti…

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Dave Rossetter

Dave is head of paddlesports at Glenmore Lodge in Scotland. He paddles / designs / tests and promotes for some…

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Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown is one of the world's top sea kayak coaches and holds the British Canoe Union (BCU) Level 5 Sea K…

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Jeff Herman

Jeff "Birdsnest" Herman is an ACA certified Instructor who found his way to sea kayaking through his love of f…

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Jeffrey Lee

Jeffrey Lee considers himself an "enthusiastic student" of the art of sea kayaking. He edits 'Superior Paddlin…

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Jerry White

Former Kayak Fishing Rep Jerry White shares tips and tricks for one of the fastest growing segment in paddlesp…

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Jim Baird

Jim Baird is a wilderness adventurer who navigates through some of the most remote areas of the Cana…

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Jimmy Blakeney

Jimmy Blakeney is an outdoor industry veteran with over 25 years of experience in all facets of the business. …

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Jodelle Fitzwater

Jodelle loves anything that has to do with getting "fit", getting on the"water", and getting involved in anyth…

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John Chase

John Chase is an ACA certified kayak instructor and a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. John has taught hundred…

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Ken Whiting

Former whitewater champion Ken Whiting offers great technical articles focusing mainly on whitewater kayaking.…

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Kevin Callan

National Magazine Award winner Kevin Callan is sure to put a smile on your face as he shares his experiences i…

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Luke Rovner

Luke Rovner (AKA: the Kayak Hipster) is a sea kayak instructor, with a focus on rolling and traditional paddli…

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Mike Aronoff

Mike Aronoff teaches sea kayaking, river kayaking and safety and rescue skills as the owner/operator of Canoe…

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Nigel Foster

Nigel Foster is an English sea kayaker, kayak designer, instructor and author. He is the first and youngest pa…

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Paul Kuthe

Paul is an ACA certified whitewater instructor and a Level III BCU whitewater Coach and a 5 star sea leader. H…

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Tom Watson

An avid sea kayaker and award-winning outdoor writer, Tom writes on a variety of kayaking topics including his…

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Tony Kramer

Tony Kramer is an experienced guide, sea kayak instructor and founder of 'The Sea Kayaker' which is a kayak-to…

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Wayne Horodowich

Founder of The University of Sea Kayaking (USK) Wayne writes in-depth how-to articles for better paddling skil…

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