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Yukon: A Land Made For Exploring

The picturesque lakes and the rivers flowing through Yukon make it a paradise for paddlers of all skill levels…

Tags: Yukon, destination, explore, photography

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

Magical Moments: Kayaking Alaska

I learned to sea kayak in Alaska, in the waters of the Pacific Ocean surrounding Kodiak Island. From glass smo…

Tags: destination, Alaska, kayaking

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

Deck Storage

I have found every paddler has their own opinion as to where and how to store gear on the decks of their kayak…

Tags: Kayak, gear, storage

Mexico: Baja California Kayaking

The Sea of Cortez in Baja California, Mexico is an amazing paddling destination. Encounters with its wildlife …

Tags: Video, kayaking, wildlife, Baja, destination

Why Pay To Play?

Why pay to play? Tamia posed that question last June, when she made the case for commercial outfitters and gui…

Tags: In The Sameboat

Take a Tour

Let me begin by saying I am a big fan of "do it yourself." I enjoy exploring, problem solving and working out …

Tags: Kayak, Canoe, planning

The Search for Secret Waters

Some folks always need crowds around them, but most paddlers would probably like to be alone on the water, at …

Tags: In The Sameboat, maps, explore