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Discussing the Forward Stroke

So, what are our goals with paddling? First I want to thank everybody for all the fantastic feedback and al…

Paddling the North Channel

10 incoming Calvin College students had no idea what to expect when they signed up for an 8-day sea kayaki…

Loading/Unloading Your Boat

From a safety standpoint, sustaining injury to loaders or damage to your boat/vehicle are major critical con…

Primary/Secondary Stability

The “stability” of a kayak refers to two distinct and inter-related aspects of how steady/stable the kayak…

Proper Sea Kayaking Technique

One of the great things about kayaking, is that almost anyone can do it. But it's still important to develop…

Paddling Footwear

Protecting your feet from cold and abrasive/rough surfaces are the two primary functions of paddling footw…

Emergency/Ditch Kits

First, of critical importance: If you don’t have your emergency kit/gear on you, you DON’T have it! Carry …

Get Ready for the Holidays

Are you starting to make a list? Checking it twice? Here's a compilation of boats, recent reviews, and a glimp…

Paddling with Kids | When Can Kids Start Stand Up Paddleboarding?

With the appropriate safety gear and a calm body of water, you can start your kids stand up paddling at almost…