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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…

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Tiny Tips for Wilderness Canoe Trips (part 2)

Experienced wilderness canoe trippers know that small errors can cause big problems. In my previous artic…

Tags: Canoe, Safety

A Secure Philosophy

Question? Should you tie everything into your canoe when you run rapids? Or, should gear be allowed to float f…

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How to Launch a Kayak from a Dock

One of the first things we like to talk about when you're going to learn how to get into a kayak is keep in mi…

Tags: Video, Kayak

Using Your Head

It's hard to escape the Jolly Voyageur. He's been a staple of paddling folklore since the nineteenth century. …

How to Carry Your SUP

Standup paddle boards tend to be pretty big and a little awkward to carry. So unlike typical surfboards, you c…

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Picking Up Your SUP

Now that you've attached the leash to the tail of the board, it's time to pick it up.The best way is to bend y…

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Landlocked: Part 3

Boats are like potato chips. It's mighty hard to stop with one. Sometimes the home fleet expands to meet the n…