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A Pole-Dancing Primer

No, this isn't what you're thinking. But "pole dancing" - using a pole rather than a paddle to dance through s…

Tags: In The Sameboat, poling, upstream

Tandem Canoe Back Ferry

Well, on a canoe trip, when your canoe is loaded with all the gear, it is about as maneuverable as a freight t…

Tags: Video, Canoe, technique

Kayak Low Brace Stroke

One of our all-time favorite strokes is the anti-capsize stroke (pretty important!); a stroke and a maneuver t…

Tags: Video, Kayak, basics, Strokes

Sea Kayak Surfing Basics

I've been asked a lot of questions on a video I've done a while ago that was on the basics of kayak surfing.…

Tags: Video, Kayak, surfing, basics

Tips for Paddling Through Rapids on SUP

Let's discuss how to improve your chances of making it through rapid standing up on your paddle board. So afte…

Tags: Video, SUP, whitewater, technique

The J-Stroke and Canadian Stroke

Kyla, my 10-year-old, took position in the stern on our last canoe trip. Her friend, who tagged along, took th…

Tags: Paddles, Canoe, Strokes

The Kayak Reverse Stroke

Sometimes you want to go backwards; maybe because you've explored a narrow creek that's so narrow you can't tu…

Tags: Video, Kayak, basics, Strokes

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…

Tags: Video, Kayak, tandem, technique, Strokes