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Smart Storage Keeps Boats Healthy

For some of us, storing our canoe or kayak is as simple as dropping it off alongside the garage or outbuilding…

Tags: Kayak, Weather

DIY: Canoeski storage tool

The "Canoeski" device: a simple method of moving an upside-down canoe. Problem The need was for a method o…

Tags: Canoe

Where's Jeff?

One of the great things I love about the sport of kayaking (and fishing from kayaks) is getting someone else i…

Tags: Kayak

DIY: Handy Tie-down Loops

Remember the ‘good old days’ when there were at least two or three places along the front and back of your car…

Tags: Canoe, Kayak, DIY, transport

Flying Your Canoe

The thin blue line that winds irregularly across your topo map suggests a wild Canadian river -- no picnic tab…

Tags: Canoe

Lift, Carry and Load your own Kayak!

Lifting, loading and carrying a kayak seems to be one of the biggest concerns women have when they're getting …

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Boat Carts

Whether you've ever had to portage a kayak any distance or merely move it up the beach from water's edge while…

Tags: Canoe, Kayak

Loaded, Lashed and Locked

Recently a buddy of mine needed an extra kayak for one of his out of town guests to use for the afternoon. The…

Tags: Canoe, Kayak

Racks and Transporting Boats

The more I look around, the more kayaks I see out on the water. I have often wondered when the market would be…

Tags: Canoe, Kayak