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Types of Kayak Materials

Ranging from casual recreational crafts to sleek racers to bomb-proof whitewater and other rec’ boats, the o…

A Passion for Paddling: Putting the Joie Back in Vivre

What does it mean to say you have a passion for paddling? That's the question Farwell set himself to answer la…

Rafa Ortiz Drops 70ft Waterfall on Inflatable Toy

Rafa Ortiz trades his kayak for inflatable pool toy in this one-of-a-kind waterfall send. Most people would …

Kayak Drop In Fail

In case you needed to know how to NOT launch a kayak, this is a perfect example.. Warning: Near the end of …

Paddlers' Pearls from the Man Who Loved Bicycles

Can a book about bicycling have anything to say to canoeists and kayakers? It can—and more than you migh…

Take a Stow Boat to... Anywhere

Not so very long ago, folding kayaks and inflatable canoes were the paddling world's unloved stepchildren, w…

Tags: In The Sameboat, folding, Kayak, Canoe, gear

The Casual Kayaker: Putting the Brake on Spin

Making a kayak go where you want it to is pretty easy when you're paddling. But what happens when you stop? Yo…

Tags: In The Sameboat, Kayak

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

Moving Around on SUP

I've found paddleboarding to be a great complement to kayaking. It takes less time, it's a full-body workout, …

Tags: SUP, basics