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Launching a Kayak in Surf - Lessons & Tips

In this video I cover some lessons I learned from messing up and mistiming a surf launch and a surf landing. …

10 Tips For Paddling With A Group

Here's a list of ten tips that I found useful when paddling with different groups. Paddling group dynamics ar…

How to Make the Most of Pool Sessions

Mention “pool session” and the first image that pops into most kayakers minds is a class in how to roll. For w…

Being Prepared for the Worst Scenario

In October 2017, four friends and I paddled 150 miles down the upper Missouri River from Fort Benton, Montan…

The Basics on How to Read Whitewater

The power of water can be intimidating, especially fast moving whitewater. Humans tend to fear what we don’t u…

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

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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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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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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