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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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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…

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Canoe Strokes and Control

I grew up in an area of Canada that is often referred to as canoe country. The landscape is dotted with thousa…

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Paddle Swim

For those of you who have never visited Santa Barbara, CA, I can honestly say it is a beautiful little city wi…

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Greenland Chest Sculling

A: Set up with the paddle extended to your right. Hold the bottom of the blade with your left hand away from y…

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SUP Pivot Turns

Pivot turns are a great way to turn your board and you can do them when you're stationary or moving. The thing…

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Basic Strokes

When on the water, you need to do three basic things in your boat: Go forward in a straight lineStop or go …

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The Ultimate Forward Stroke for All Kayakers

For obvious reasons, the forward stroke is the most important stroke to learn. But you don't need to have good…

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