Post-Vacation Blues: Why Returning From A Paddling Trip Sucks

Tim Shuff discusses how to avoid burning up on re-entry.

‘Brainwaves’ Explores The Connection Between Kayaking And Mental Health

Whitewater kayakers are no strangers to injury. Many of us have experienced a dislocated shoulder, a broken bone, a...
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Chev Dixon Set To Embark On 300-Mile Navigation Of...

On May 7-15, 2022, multi-disciplinary paddler Chev Dixon will embark on a two-part, 300-mile exploration of the Hudson Valley...

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Best 25 Cabin Rentals On Vancouver Island

With its sea and sand, towering old-growth forests and snow-capped mountains, Vancouver Island is one of Canada’s top vacation destinations. It’s also great for...

Oru’s Most Minimalist Folding Kayak Has Surpassed $2M on...

Oru Kayak has pushed the boundaries of its original origami-inspired design to create the brand’s most affordable and universally...

Best Pelican Sit-In Kayaks For 2022

Pelican has a long history of producing self-propelled watercraft. Cottagers may remember this Quebec-based company for its early lineup...

Best Grumman Canoes For 2022

If you began paddling before the rise of plastics, chances are you’ve sat in an aluminum Grumman canoe. These...

Best Jackson Kayaks For 2022

Jackson Kayak was founded in 2004 by Olympic champion and professional whitewater paddler, Eric Jackson. At its inception, the...

Top 10 Roof Rack Do’s and Don’ts For Paddlers

Most paddlers have some sort of roof rack system to get their kayak to and from the water with...

5 Secrets For A Successful SUP Camping Trip

SUP camping is a minimalist’s dream. Because the added weight of gear on a paddleboard can significantly reduce its...

Holiday Gift Guide: 9 Last-Minute Christmas Gifts For Paddlers

We can’t be the only ones with some holes in our Christmas gift pile. Thankfully, the days of running...

Camping In Algonquin Park: 9 Breathtaking Campgrounds

Looking to experience the magic of an overnight visit to Algonquin Provincial Park for yourself? Each of these nine...

4 Best Places To Kayak With Whales

Nature has a way of making us feel very small sometimes, and no creature makes that point more dramatically...

22 Best Canoe & Kayak Outfitters In Minnesota

Minnesota is celebrated as the Land of 10,000 Lakes. With such an abundance of water, it’s no wonder it’s...

9 Incredible Paddling Experiences To Have On Michigan’s Upper...

With 1,700 miles of continuous coastline on three Great Lakes, plus 4,300 inland lakes and countless cascading rivers and...

Learn How To Win At SUP Racing

When I discovered the SUP racing scene, I thought, “This is going to be a breeze.” I figured most...

How To Trip With Kids

One of the toughest quandaries I had to overcome when deciding to have kids was the fear I would...
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How To Do A Low Brace In A Canoe

The low brace is incredibly effective at preventing you from capsizing to your onside in a canoe. It allows...

Results Are In For The 2022 Carolina Cup

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA, USA – Crossing the finish line just four seconds ahead of four-time champion Danny Ching...
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“We Are Werner” Celebrates The People Behind the Paddles

Last week Werner Paddles debuted a nine-minute tribute film to the folks who make the company’s paddles in suburban...

An Incomplete Guide To Stereotyping Canoeists

Subspecies: Barrelium velocis Vernacular: “Barrel back” Defining feature: Carries food in a large blue barrel swaying from side to side with...