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Techniques & Safety

Engaging your core muscles while stand up paddling allows you to paddle more efficiently for longer…

How often do we go all out on our first day back on a wave, or playing in current, or in a rolling…

Recreational kayaks and touring kayaks are typically designed to paddle in a straight line. This means…

ORLANDO, Fla., June 22, 2021-- Throughout the country, boaters are expected to cruise to popular…

When paddling a solo canoe, the wind will always try to blow the light end of a canoe downwind so it can…

It was meant to be another boy’s trip, the latest in a tradition that stretched back more than two…

This is a favorite topic of mine- linking strokes and how you combine movements, maneuvers, and strokes.…

by Genna Dauphinee of Lendal Paddles Fathers play such a large role in our lives, they support us…

A cell phone in a waterproof pouch might have made the difference. Or if he’d chosen his paddleboard…

These are my favorite moves to practice and improve angle, edge and vision. In this series of clips,…

When a 17-year-old paddleboarder was swept out to sea, his survival depended on his cell phone and the…

On March 02, 2021, at 1:45 a.m. 60 year old Alejandro (Alex) Ochoa was holding the hand of his wife…

Can you use a Greenland Paddle in a Recreational Kayak? I received this question recently from a…

The way I like to think about paddling in busy waterways is that it's like swimming in shark-infested…

After listening to hundreds of paddlers expressing their kayak-related injuries, I have determined the…

~A Paddler's Post submitted by Gregg Jackson~ Flat water paddling is a great pleasure—a journey into…

I received a note from a reader where they said “my kayak flipped once, and now I can't go on small…

"Do something every day that scares you", says GoPro athlete Nick Troutman while he is paddling…

Safety Report By Moulton Avery of the National Center for Cold Water Safety On August 11, 2020, two…

Two incidents, one of which was fatal, illustrate why fishing waders are a very bad choice for…

THE UNCALCULATED RISK (1977) Historic Film About Whitewater Safety Fellow Paddlers, I was able to…

Paddlers often wonder what equipment they are required to have on board. I think it is useful to first…

How many of you have ever heard that paddle craft (vessels under oars according to the Navigation Rules)…

What are the lighting requirements for paddle craft being operated at night or in periods of reduced…