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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…

Tags: Video, SUP, surfing, technique

What Happens If I Flip?

Paddlers often say that we're all "between swims." Flipping is always a possibility, and if you end up in th…

Tags: Video, Kayak, capsize, re-enter

Safe Cold-Water Kayaking

"One of the reasons there are so many terms for conditions of ice is that the mariners observing it were often…

Tags: Kayak, Weather, Safety

Tips For Paddling A Tandem Kayak

Tandem kayaks, or doubles, are a great way for two people to get on the water together and a fantastic way t…

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Kayak or Canoe? Which one is best for you?

Kayaks now outnumber canoes on almost every waterway. Why are they suddenly so popular? Some years ago, I gui…

Tags: Canoe, Kayak

What To Wear

When you're out on the water, you have to take into account two important factors — the temperature of t…

Tags: Video, Kayak, Clothing, Canoe, basics

Take a Tour

Let me begin by saying I am a big fan of "do it yourself." I enjoy exploring, problem solving and working out …

Tags: Kayak, Canoe, planning