Basics

Remember when you bought your first car? Or maybe it was a bike. You may have chosen it for its color,…

Honey the River Dog. Photo by Allyson Saunders We are all guilty of scrolling mindlessly through our…

In this video, Ken Whiting of PaddleTV shares some tips on how to NOT flip your kayak. Whether you are…

So, you are finally out on the water and itching to spend more time outdoors – maybe go a bit further…

Rob Stehlik from Blue Planet Surf teaches you how to paddle more efficiently with a smooth catch and a…

Kayak Hipster demonstrates 3 things to try next time you're working on your forward stroke. The forward…

We’ve all been there before. All through the cold months we dream of putting the heavy coats and extra…

It was mid-April, circa 2002. There were still patches of snow in the forest. It was one of those days…

Ken Whiting answers the big question for new paddlers - Do you go for a canoe, a kayak, or a stand up…

In this video, Ken Whiting explains the top 5 reasons to choose an upgraded kayak. Some of these…

I was a kayaker before I was a canoeist, and when I was first dragged out on rivers, I couldn't…

Paddling with your dog is a great way to bond and enjoy the outdoors together. In this video, Jess with…

If you worry about capsizing when sea kayaking, you may be thinking of your kayak as just another boat.…

Gliding through glass on a crisp, winter morning can be an experience like no other. Whether we’re…

If there are times that you can't kayak as much as you would like due to an injury or because the…

by Eric Jackson We’ve learned the flatwater strokes, forward stroke, and the backstroke. We have two…

A quick discussion about items that I like to keep in my kayak all the time. I've used them or lent them…

Need help loading your kayak onto the roof of your vehicle? Austin Kayak and ThatBassFishingDude…

by Eric Jackson The offside C stroke is a useful stroke to know if you ever find yourself in a…

As a new paddler, is it a good idea to dive into the first high-end kayak we find? In this discussion I…

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…