Basics

Reading a river is no different than reading a book -- you just need to have the correct vocabulary. In…

When it comes to ensuring a child's safety on the water, no piece of equipment is more vital than a life…

Engaging your core muscles while stand up paddling allows you to paddle more efficiently for longer…

How often do we go all out on our first day back on a wave, or playing in current, or in a rolling…

For a long time I wondered about kayak fishing. It’s not like I needed any more reasons to get on the…

When paddling a solo canoe, the wind will always try to blow the light end of a canoe downwind so it can…

The way I like to think about paddling in busy waterways is that it's like swimming in shark-infested…

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is an historic waterway spanning 740 miles from Old Forge, NY to Fort…

This is a question that comes up often and since I was re-doing my own setup, I figured it might be a…

With very few exceptions, immersion in cold water is immediately life-threatening if you’re not wearing…

I received a note from a reader where they said “my kayak flipped once, and now I can't go on small…

Paddlers often wonder what equipment they are required to have on board. I think it is useful to first…

When a night-fishing mission goes awry, two kayak anglers learn the importance of staying calm and…

Kayakers at sunset in New York Harbor. Vor/Shutterstock New York City is an extraordinary place to…

What is the main difference between a dry suit and a semi-dry suit? Why is there's such a big difference…

I'd like to show you three different ways to pick up a canoe and carry it by yourself on a portage. The…

As Jack says in the outset of an earlier video: "I'm an inflatable kayak enthusiast... I'm not…

The true story and life-saving lessons of Adam Irino’s very strange day. August 31, 2019 was shaping up…

This question is from imsealin – they asked how long should a kayak be for sea kayaking, and can it be…

There are hundreds of different types of kayak fishing clothing made by NRS, Stohlquist and Kokatat and…

When paddling a canoe, a solo paddler or a stern paddler is very often having to do some form of…

Power boats and larger sail boats need ramps or designated areas for launching and landing. Paddlers on…