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January 18, 2017

What Happens if I Flip?

Flipping a kayak and going for an unplanned swim is always a possibility. This short video quickly demonstrates a few different methods for getting back into a kayak - both sit-on-top and sit-inside models.

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The Benefit of Using Guide Books

Cliff Jacobson describes his recent Berens River trip where he folded the guide and stuffed it into a pack, certain that he could just "figure things out". Read how he paid a heavy price for his know-it-all attitude.

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Safe Cold-Water Kayaking

From our archive of articles, Jeffrey Lee explains that with the proper gear and precautions(!), any paddler can venture out into a snowy, icy, otherworldly place, where even the usual paddling environs seem fresh and exotic.

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Photo of the Week:
A cloudy day on the Blackstone River in Rhode Island.

Submitted by Erik Eckilson

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Gear Spotlight:
The Lasso Master LOCK-ALL is a unique and versatile locking device that allows you to secure your gear quickly and to easily set whatever four-digit combination you desire.

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Temporary standing wave attracts paddlers
Surf's up in Redding, CA on the Sacramento River after a scheduled dam release.

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Sea of Cortez/Baja Kayak!
Watch this short video of an incredible paddling adventure around the Sea of Cortez in Baja California, Mexico by Antoni Murcia who kayaked 1000 miles of its coastline.

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Trip Spotlight: Kayaking in Killer Whale Territory (BC)

by Wildcoast Adventures

Spectacular 4-Day Basecamp Trips in Remote Wilderness with Safari Tents & Gourmet Food! Book your trip by January 31st and Save 5%.

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In the Same Boat - The Sweet of the Year

The sun is returning to Canoe Country, and sweet sap will soon be flowing from the sugar maples. Do you think maple syrup is something to put on pancakes and nothing more? Then Tamia asks you to think again. It's the sweet of the year. Enjoy!

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Product Review: Chinook XP Tandem XL kayak by Aquaglide
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
"Paddled the Chinook XP on a number of occasions and conditions. It's a great stable boat for beginners, as a platform to fish from, to do light touring (eg overnight), and general recreation..."
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Crazy Work Commute!

You thought your commute to work was unbearable? Watch this funny promotional video for a one-day green commuting challenge in Vancouver, BC.

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