Clothing

What is the main difference between a dry suit and a semi-dry suit? Why is there's such a big difference…

There are hundreds of different types of kayak fishing clothing made by NRS, Stohlquist and Kokatat and…

We paddlers tend to reach for a boat, life jacket, and paddle as opposed to cranking up the A/C as a way…

Like kids in a candy shop, we geek out every year at Canoecopia in Madison, WI. One of the few chances…

Where I am temperatures are dropping, so it's almost dry suit weather. With that here's a video with…

The weather is changing and even if the air feels warm, the water might not be. Best to be prepared for…

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

When you're out on the water, you have to take into account two important factors — the…

American paddler, Cliff Jacobson, and I love to debate about camp tips and gear. It's what we do while…

Kevin Callan offers some tips (and a video!) on layering and suggestions on what to wear, and what…

Since the number one cause of fatalities in sea kayaking and kayak touring is exposure to cold water I…

Our skin is our body’s largest organ, the ultimate “base” layer of protection.  It only makes sense…

Hi, I'm Kevin Callan and today on Body Gear we're gonna talk about rain gear. Rubber, it's not that bad…

For blue water paddlers, a good pair of paddling gloves is a standard piece of gear/wardrobe. Perhaps…

I like wearing wool. I always have. Some may think it's because I'm too cheap to buy some of the…

I didn't give it much thought at first when my paddling buddy began handing over his sleeping pad, rain…

Want to start a debate around camp? Make a firm statement behind your choice of footwear for canoe…

I bought my first boat, an "experienced" little whitewater kayak, right in the middle of a balmy August.…

It is wintertime and the water is cold in the north (if not frozen) and us northern paddlers envy those…

Spring is here and the weather is getting warm. Here in Santa Barbara it is even getting hot. When the…

Proper paddling skills are extremely important, but they won't help you that much if you are not…

Slowly, it begins, first with a gentle rain that lasts an hour. Then the storm intensifies, ultimately…

Polytetrafluoroethylene, "hydrophilic monolithic laminates", oleophobic or perhaps even WVTRs…

"'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe;All mimsy were the borogoves, and…