Getting Started

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Whenever you're paddling, there's safety in numbers and so it's generally not a good idea to paddle…

Whether you were new to paddling in 2018 or you're an experienced paddler, you can never stop learning.…

Performing a “bombproof” roll is probably at the pinnacle of kayaking skills. From ancient…

Every kayak is different just like how every human is different. Some kayaks work for people and not…

Assisting a capsized paddler to get back upright into a stable, water-free boat is the main purpose…

If you're doing some Christmas List reconnaissance for your favorite paddler or looking for a few extra…

Bracing provides support while leaning your kayak: 1) more aggressive boat handling during turns;…

So, what are our goals with paddling? First I want to thank everybody for all the fantastic feedback…

10 incoming Calvin College students had no idea what to expect when they signed up for an 8-day sea…

From a safety standpoint, sustaining injury to loaders or damage to your boat/vehicle are major…

One of the great things about kayaking, is that almost anyone can do it. But it's still important to…

Protecting your feet from cold and abrasive/rough surfaces are the two primary functions of paddling…

First, of critical importance: If you don’t have your emergency kit/gear on you, you DON’T have it!…

Are you starting to make a list? Checking it twice? Here's a compilation of boats, recent reviews, and a…

With the appropriate safety gear and a calm body of water, you can start your kids stand up paddling at…

Ever look back on a series of decisions that you've made while paddling and wonder how one slightly…

The options available to add running lights to a kayak involve several factors including what type…

In this video, we're going to look at five kayaking tips that will help make you a better paddler, or…

When it comes to being visible in your kayak, the color of your boat and PFD play a critical role in…

For anyone looking for an outdoor sport for their kids that is fun and has several benefits, stand…

One of the big reasons stand up paddling has been exploding in popularity, is that on a very basic…

In this video, we're going to look at the best way to re-enter your kayak in case you flipped, and you…