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Facts About Foam SUPs

So you took a lesson, tried a rental, or borrowed a friend’s paddle board and are considering buying one of yo…

Tags: SUP, construction

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…

Tags: Kayak, Fishing

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…

Tags: Kayak, Fishing

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. …

Tags: Kayak, Fishing

Starting Your Paddling Library

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

A Few Words on Cameras for Paddlers

One of the great companion activities associated with paddling is photography. The quietness of the canoes and…

Tags: Kayak, Canoe

Racks and Transporting Boats

The more I look around, the more kayaks I see out on the water. I have often wondered when the market would be…

Tags: Canoe, Kayak

Buying a Whitewater Canoe

What should you look for in a whitewater canoe, besides yourself with a big smile on your face? Does picking …

Tags: Canoe