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Staying Safe While Stand Up Paddling

One of the great things about stand-up paddle boarding is that it can be a remarkably safe and user-friendly a…

Stand Up Paddle Board Weight Limit - Why It's Important

Ever wonder what exactly the weight capacity of a board was for? Turns out it's for the performance of the S…

Top 11 Kayaking Tips from 2018

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

How to Re-Enter a Touring Kayak

In this video, we're going to look at the best way to re-enter your kayak in case you flipped, and you don't k…

Most Popular Kayaks of 2018

The summer weather may be drawing to a close, but this year's paddling season is far from over! As we reflect …

Understanding Kayak Bulkheads and Storage

This is Marshall Seddon, from The River Connection, a kayak specialty store and instructional center in Hyde P…

SUP Terms Crossword Puzzle

Test your SUP knowledge and try to fill out this puzzle. If you do finish it, take a screenshot of the finishe…

How Important is Canoe Strength?

My first remote country canoe trip was in 1974.  We began at Folliet, Ontario and cruised the Groundhog R…

Recreational Kayaks vs Sea Kayaks

A question I get very often is on different types of kayaks, the pros and cons of each type and why you should…