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SUP Paddle Length

The correct paddle length should be anywhere from eight inches to twelve inches above your head. Another wa…

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What Seat is Best for You?

Now that I'm back on the water again, I'm a lot more conscious and protective of my back. And to be honest, up…

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GPS – A Paddler's Convenient Nav' Tool

The access point on Lake Monson is at the head of a small inlet on the amoeba-shaped, glacial formed lake. Pad…

Jerks and Hard Heads

No, I'm not speaking of jet skis, charter captains, air boats, and tourists. OK, they all can fall in to the c…

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Papa's Got A Brand New Boat

First, a moment of silence for the hardest working man in show business. The Godfather of soul - James Brown. …

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Starting Your Paddling Library

I remember buying my first sea kayaking manual after meeting its author, John Dowd, at an early kayak symposiu…

Buying a Boat: Bottom Lines—It Ain't Your Grandpa's Rocker

By Farwell ForrestSeen from above, most canoes and kayaks taper to a point at each end. But now look at t…

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Buying a Boat: Bottom Lines—Flat, Round, or In-Between?

By Farwell Forrest What shape is your bottom? No, I'm not getting personal. If you own a canoe or kayak,…

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Buying a Boat: Bottom Lines—Long and Lean or Short and Fat?

By Farwell Forrest Stripped of all but its essential elements, a canoe or kayak is just a hull. And wh…

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