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Taking My Diabetes Kayaking

I took up kayaking on my move to South Florida in 2004. It quickly became the love of my life and in 2008 I up…

High Speed Rescue

It was the second day of an intense American Canoe Association kayak Instructors Certification course. We pa…

DIY: Canoeski storage tool

The "Canoeski" device: a simple method of moving an upside-down canoe. Problem The need was for a method o…

Tags: Canoe

DIY Kayak Cockpit Cover

I love the self-reliance needed at times for the outdoors. For me this sometimes means making or…

Tags: Kayak

DIY Kayak Camera Case Cradle

7 out of 10 camera repair requests are because the camera got dropped, the other 3 are because the camera got …

Tags: Kayak

DIY: Dual Kayak Portage Rig

Practical Portaging Maximizes Paddle Time I’ve been reading and enjoying for about 2 years now a…

Tags: Kayak, Portage

Mud Turtle

I was pre-fishing a charity kayak fishing tournament in Jacksonville, FL. I had a friend up in Fernandina Be…

Stirring Up Trouble

Caroline, a kayaking pal of mine, and I decided we needed a little adventure on the river. It was a beautifu…