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How to choose right length SUP paddle

Rule of thumb: paddle should be about 8" over your standing height. However, if you're usually surfing, paddle…

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Basics of a Kayak Paddle

Kayak paddles come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and price ranges. But the decision to buy one doesn't n…

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Choosing The Best Paddle

Back in 1972 a fellow paid me $50 to use my scuba gear to go under his dock to retrieve a propeller he acciden…

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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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Canoe Paddle Care

Have you checked the price of canoe paddles lately? Good ones cost over $100; great ones approach $300 —…

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Greenland Paddle vs. Euro Blade

What's the differences between Greenland style paddles and the Euro blade? Pros and cons, what's better, what'…

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How to Size a Canoe Paddle

You can't do good work without the right tools. A paddle that's too long is awkward, while one that is too sh…

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All About the Canoe Paddle

I seem to put more emphasis on paying tribute to old canoe paddles then canoes. The walls in my living room, k…

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Why Bent Paddles are Best for Cruising

I resisted bent-shaft paddles long after they were in vogue. I thought they looked goofy and in whitewater, I…

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