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Take a Stow Boat to... Anywhere

Not so very long ago, folding kayaks and inflatable canoes were the paddling world's unloved stepchildren, w…

Tags: In The Sameboat, folding, Kayak, Canoe, gear

Basics of a Kayak Paddle

Kayak paddles come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and price ranges. But the decision to buy one doesn't n…

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The J-Stroke and Canadian Stroke

Kyla, my 10-year-old, took position in the stern on our last canoe trip. Her friend, who tagged along, took th…

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The Kayak Reverse Stroke

Sometimes you want to go backwards; maybe because you've explored a narrow creek that's so narrow you can't tu…

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How to Land Fish in a Kayak Without a Net

Chad Hoover here. I see a lot of folks making the mistake of walking their hand up the rod when catching bass,…

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How to Read a Nautical Chart

This video is about a couple of small, basic points on how to read a nautical chart. Just some stuff that when…

Tags: Video, maps, navigation, Kayak

Lifting & Carrying a Canoe

Lifting and carrying anything 16 feet long is always going to pose some problems. With that said, canoes are s…

Tags: Video, Canoe, carry, Portage

How to Stand While Surfing a Wave

Robert Stehlik describes how to stand the right way on a stand up paddle board while surfing a wave Let's tal…

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The Case for Buying a Used Boat

Are you in the market for a new boat? But is your bank statement saying, "Not now"? Then Tamia suggests you ma…

Tags: In The Sameboat, used gear