Gear

Throw ropes are a critically important “life line” in certain rescue situations where approaching…

A painter line is simply a rope tied onto the bow of your boat. It is usually attached to a deck…

Learn how to build you very own Kayak Cart for just $25 plus some assembly time and be ready to roll…

The list of "hot products" is longer than our beloved summer days. Here is but a mere sampling of 20…

Paddling season is in full force- now that your 4th of July sunburn is (hopefully) starting to decline…

Wondering what to wear when going paddling? Answer 4 quick questions and instantly learn what you need…

"Always pass on what you have learned." -Yoda Yes, even Chewbacca has learned that even he…

Even though the weather is getting warmer, most likely the water is still cold. Watch this video…

Check out the gear Fiona Quinn will take with her on a SUP journey the length of Britain, from…

For many, it's almost time to sit back, relax, and paddle in the warmth of summer months. From getting…

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

Valentines day is coming up and love is in the air so we put together a list of pieces of gear that your…

"Thomas Oschwald just came back from an amazing paddle journey in Finland. This time his goal was not a…

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

This video’s going to be about cold water paddling. Might be one of the most important ones that I do.…

Remember that button down shirt with the weird stripes that you got from Aunt Joyce last Christmas that…

One of the considerations for deciding which type of material you want your kayak to be made from…

Becoming an accurate weather forecaster while on a trip will certainly get you respect. The only danger…

A good emergency kit can make the difference between a dangerous, life-threatening survival experience…

One of the best parts about meeting up with a group of fellow paddlers is gaining some extra tips and…

Dozens of new canoeing and camping products are introduced every year.  Some are honestly useful;…

Homemade dehydrated food is the ideal way to bring variety to multiday kayak trips. It reduces the bulk…

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

For many years I've been an avid sea kayaker who resisted the temptation to dehydrate my food before any…