Brian Day

The Beginner’s Guide to Kayaking

Developing a complete set of kayaking skills can be a lifelong exploration, but getting started is easy. In the article that follows we’ll cover the absolute basics: how to...

Sit-On-Top vs Sit-Inside Kayaks: Which is Best for You?

Which is better: Sit-in kayak or sit-on-top kayaks? It’s hard to say either sit-inside kayaks or sit-on-top kayaks are a better choice for recreational paddlers. Each has its strengths and weaknesses. It...

Canoes vs Kayaks: What’s the difference?

What are the differences and similarities between a kayak and a canoe? Canoes and kayaks are both human-powered small craft usually propelled with a paddle. Both kayaks and canoes are...

The final answer on feathered vs. unfeathered kayak paddles

The first time somebody put a kayak paddle in my hand was almost 30 years ago. The paddle was 230 centimeters long and feathered at 80 degrees for right-hand...

The Real Problem With Kayak Rudders

Okay, I’ll be honest. I came up in the world of sea kayaking in the Great Lakes, indoctrinated in the cult of British sea kayaking. Every single one of...

Profile: Steve Jordan

Steve Jordan is no stranger to the ups and downs of the kayak business. His career has spanned nearly thirty years and taken him from Perception Kayaks, through the...
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Video: The Evolution of Level Six

Last month, Level 6 released a five-minute video called “The Story of Level 6,” which shares the origin and evolution of the paddlesports gear brand. Paddling Magazine caught up...

Why You Must Paddle Cumberland Island’s Seashore

Home to a series of 15 barrier islands, come paddle the Georgia Coast.

Come Paddle The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway

Find out what to do, where to paddle and what to see on this incredible channel.