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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…

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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

Solo Canoe Sailing

In this video, Dave Rossetter demonstrates how to set up a sailing system in a solo canoe using a pole and a p…

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Tips For Paddling A Tandem Kayak

Tandem kayaks, or doubles, are a great way for two people to get on the water together and a fantastic way t…

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Portaging - Expedition Canoeing

The ax-blazed spruce that juts from the riverbank indicates we have arrived at the portage. A 2-mile carry wil…

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Tips on Taking a Dog Canoeing

In this video, Darren Bush talks about what he did to get his black lab happy and comfortable in a canoe. A l…

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Moving Around on your SUP

In this video, Jimmy Blakeney looks at a few key stances, as well as tips for staying balanced while you're wa…

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Proper Technique for Paddling a Fishing Kayak

One of the great things about kayak fishing is that almost anybody can do it. But you need to understand tha…

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Overview of the Kayak Balance Brace

Watch this video that demonstrates the usefulness of learning the balance brace. This brace is an integral par…

Tags: Video, Kayak, technique, rolling