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Getting Started with SUP Yoga

SUP yoga is exploding in popularity because anyone can do it, it's challenging, and it takes complete focus. S…

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How to Read a Nautical Chart

This video is about a couple of small, basic points on how to read a nautical chart. Just some stuff that when…

Tags: Video, maps, navigation, Kayak

Lifting & Carrying a Canoe

Lifting and carrying anything 16 feet long is always going to pose some problems. With that said, canoes are s…

Tags: Video, Canoe, carry, Portage

Paddle Float Re-enter & Roll Kayak Rescue

So when we're working towards the ultimate self-rescue, the re-enter and roll, we can use a paddle float as a …

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Picking A Line

If you've been whitewater paddling for any length of time, then there's a good chance that you'll have sp…

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How to Stand While Surfing a Wave

Robert Stehlik describes how to stand the right way on a stand up paddle board while surfing a wave Let's tal…

Tags: Video, SUP, surfing, technique

What Happens If I Flip?

Paddlers often say that we're all "between swims." Flipping is always a possibility, and if you end up in th…

Tags: Video, Kayak, capsize, re-enter

The Benefit of Using Guide Books

I turned 76 in September.  No matter, I continue to think—and largely feel—like I’m 29&hellip…

Tags: navigation, canoeing

Safe Cold-Water Kayaking

"One of the reasons there are so many terms for conditions of ice is that the mariners observing it were often…

Tags: Kayak, Weather, Safety