Brian Day

Paddling As A Family: How To Choose The Right...

Starting a family brings a world of changes. Priorities shift. Time is at a premium. Most look forward to a time when they can get out for a paddle...

The Industry Has Been Sizing Kayak Paddles Wrong For...

Years ago, when I was working at a prominent paddlesports retailer in Madison, Wisconsin, I had a chance to try some new sea kayak paddles. They were carbon fiber...

Parts Of A Kayak: Increase Your Kayaking Knowledge With...

Every sport has its jargon, and kayaking is no exception. The parts of a kayak have specific names and it helps to learn them as you’re exploring the world...

How To Choose A PFD For Ultimate Safety &...

If you’re new to paddling, one of the first pieces of personal equipment you’ll want to purchase is a quality personal floatation device (PFD). Floatation vests designed for paddling...

Why there’s no such thing as secondary stability in...

If you’ve test paddled a sea kayak at any time in the last 20 years, you’ve probably heard about secondary stability. The concept is much discussed, particularly within the...

Know Before You Buy: What Are The Different Types...

There are so many different types of kayaks that it can be hard to get a handle on which one is right for you. Kayaks differ in materials, design,...

Guide To Kayak Trailers: Types, Parts, Towing Tips &...

You don’t need a trailer to transport your kayak, but sometimes a trailer is the right tool for the job. Heavy fishing kayaks can be next to impossible to...

Stay Warm & Dry With This Guide To Using,...

What is a drysuit? Simply put, a drysuit is a specialized piece of paddlesports clothing. Drysuits provide a high level of protection from cold water immersion and a broad...

David Hadden Joins Esquif

Last month, Esquif Canoes of Frampton, Quebec, announced David Hadden joined their team as Director of Business Development. Esquif owner Jacques Chasse is looking forward to working with Hadden...