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Spring Cleaning Kayaking Equipment

Even though the official start of spring for the Northern hemisphere is March 20th, the vernal equinox, for ma…

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The Group Paddle - Preparation & Group Dynamics

A kayaking buddy, we'll call him "Ben", is one heck of a paddler. He's got years of big, blue water experience…

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Keeping Your Kayak in Good Shape

Kayaks are pretty simple machines. They don't require a lot of maintenance, but there are a few things you can…

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Canoe Care & Maintenance

With proper care and storage a canoe will last a lifetime.  Storage The ideal way to store a canoe i…

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Air Bag Tips for Canoes

Kayaks have spray skirts. Canoes have airbags. They're equally as important. You could blow them up with the n…

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Inflatable SUP Care Guidelines

Inflatable SUP boards are a fun way to get on the water. Use the rules of thumb outlined in this video to keep…

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How to Apply Rail Tape to your SUP

Rail Tape is a good investment for your plastic or fiberglass board - it keeps it from getting chipped by the …

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The Practical Paddler: Part 12

What's in a name? Quite a lot, usually. Take Paddling.net, for instance. You probably don't visit the sit…

The Practical Paddler: Part 2

Rip! That's one sound no canoeist or kayaker wants to hear. But sooner or later, all of us will. Paddling…