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INSIDE: Paddling Magazine’s special trip guide issue is home to 137 new ideas for adventure—you’re going to need a longer bucket list! Don’t miss: the seven best inflatable kayaks of 2019, why blue barrels are hella better than canoe packs, how to paddle out of a mid-life crisis, and insider info on SUP camping. PLUS: Kevin Callan on the seven deadly sins, why your feather angle is all wrong and did Gore-Tex kill sea kayaking or make it better? Discuss.

GEAR: The best canoe seats and why one paddle length does not fit all.

BOAT REVIEWS: Delta Kayaks Traverse 17.5T, Current Designs’ Karla LV, Liquidlogic Homeslice, and Old Town’s Penobscot.

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