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Using Anchors From a Kayak

Let's talk about using your anchor trolley system. Now the reason that I use the word "system" is when you're …

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10 Pieces of Gear Worthy of Your Tax Refund

Spring is here and (hopefully) you've got your tax returns completed by now. If you find yourself with a refun…

Tags: gear, Kayak, canoes, trailers, SUP

A Kayaker’s Spring Checklist

I remember the anticipation of the spring thaw when I could finally get out on the water again after a long, c…

Tags: Kayak, maintenance, storage

Take a Stow Boat to... Anywhere

Not so very long ago, folding kayaks and inflatable canoes were the paddling world's unloved stepchildren, w…

Tags: In The Sameboat, folding, Kayak, Canoe, gear

Life Jackets in the New World Order

Tom Watson reviews some of the changes that are in store for defining “Life Jackets” and “PFDs”? It’s called “…

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Kayak Beach Slide

In July 2015, I went backpacking probably for the last time in my life. My plan was to join my friend Tom for …

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Organizing Your Fishing Kayak

I'm big on symbolism. You know, experiencing something and pondering, "what does that *really* mean?" Such an …

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How to Put On a Kayak Sprayskirt

Sprayskirts are made from neoprene and are designed to keep water out of the inside of your kayak so that you …

Tags: Video, Kayak, Spray Cover

The Knives in Our Lives

"Our Readers Write" is a quarterly feature at Paddling.com. Its purpose? To showcase letters from the In the…

Tags: In The Sameboat, knives, Reader Responses, Mailbag