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Techniques & Safety

This video shows an example of why you should never drink and paddle.

The key to tandem canoeing is to understand your role at whichever end of the boat you are paddling in.…

In this video, Ken Whiting of PaddleTV shares some tips on how to NOT flip your kayak. Whether you are…

If you go to the box store for paper towels and end up with a kayak, make sure you also pick up a life…

Paddling is a fun and safe activity, especially if you pay attention to these common-sense rules --…

The view from Allen’s boat as he rushed to rescue two men from a capsized motorboat. Photo courtesy…

You may recall Abraham Maslow ‘s hierarchy of needs from ninth grade social studies. Maslow says, you…

With good technique and a little practice, regardless of size or strength, most people can perform a…

After lots of research, maybe some classes, maybe some demo days, or maybe after finding the right sale…

Kayak Hipster demonstrates 3 things to try next time you're working on your forward stroke. The forward…

Before I was domesticated, I spent more than a decade working paddling gigs between paddling trips.…

Kayak Hipster demonstrates 3 things to try next time you're working on your sculling draw. An efficient…

We’ve all been there before. All through the cold months we dream of putting the heavy coats and extra…

It was mid-April, circa 2002. There were still patches of snow in the forest. It was one of those days…

Walker from Old Town shares a quick tip on how to pack a balanced canoe to help ensure better tracking…

In this video, Jeremy T. Grant partnered with Camden Fire and Rescue to show you what to do if you fall…

This a follow up to a video I did where I talked about differences that you may find in dry and semi-dry…

I was a kayaker before I was a canoeist, and when I was first dragged out on rivers, I couldn't…

Learn some basic playboating moves. In this video, Eric Jackson demonstrates and explains how to control…

Paddling with your dog is a great way to bond and enjoy the outdoors together. In this video, Jess with…

If you worry about capsizing when sea kayaking, you may be thinking of your kayak as just another boat.…

This video is a follow up on the discussion of things that always live in our kayaks. First, I want to…

Lisa Stocking takes you through a 5 minute paddle exercise routine. This routine is great for all kinds…

by Eric Jackson We’ve learned the flatwater strokes, forward stroke, and the backstroke. We have two…