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Top 5 Stand Up Paddling Tips

One of the big reasons stand up paddling has been exploding in popularity, is that on a very basic level, yo…

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…

Group Paddling

Whether it’s a corp of seasoned, experience-hardened paddlers or an extended flotilla of friendly casual p…

How to Get Into and Out of a Canoe Smoothly and Safely

Canoes are surprisingly stable once you're settled into them, but getting in and out is a different story beca…

Paddling Solo

While the motivation for a kayaker to venture out alone is individual and personal, taking proper precauti…

3 Techniques All Stand Up Paddlers Should Know

Here are 3 absolute must-know techniques that anyone stepping onto a SUP should know.…

How to Deal with Wind While Paddling

Although kayaking is something that almost anyone can enjoy, kayaking in windy conditions presents some real…

Float Plan Tips

What an itinerary is to a traveler, a “Float Plan” is to a paddler embarking on an extended kayak trip - o…

Confronting Obstacles While Paddling

River obstacles are serious hazards on any waterway - from placid, slow-moving streams to raging, multi-cl…