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Paddling Decisions, Cascading Events & High Wind Exercises

Ever look back on a series of decisions that you've made while paddling and wonder how one slightly differen…

3D Printed Performance Kayaks - Melker Kayaks

This past year at PaddleExpo in Germany, the largest international paddlesports show in the world, Melker Ka…

Being Seen at Night

The options available to add running lights to a kayak involve several factors including what type of ligh…

Staying Visible by Day

When it comes to being visible in your kayak, the color of your boat and PFD play a critical role in how e…

Group Paddling

Whether it’s a corp of seasoned, experience-hardened paddlers or an extended flotilla of friendly casual p…

How to Get Into and Out of a Canoe Smoothly and Safely

Canoes are surprisingly stable once you're settled into them, but getting in and out is a different story beca…

Paddling Solo

While the motivation for a kayaker to venture out alone is individual and personal, taking proper precauti…

Fall Gear Inspiration

Although the temperatures are dropping, there is still plenty of time for beautiful fall paddling. Check out s…

3 Techniques All Stand Up Paddlers Should Know

Here are 3 absolute must-know techniques that anyone stepping onto a SUP should know.…