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DIY Light-Up Clear Kayak (Video)

This homemade fiberglass kayak uses LEDs to light up the night. After building a cedar-strip canoe, engineer and vlogger Xyla Foxlin wondered if she could build a clear kayak....
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The 9 Paddling Films We Loved Most in 2020

Our favorite paddling films of 2020 inspired us to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push extremes, embrace the paddling lifestyle and appreciate the wild places. These 9 films are...

DIY Canoe Tree

At Paddling Magazine, we’re firm believers you can never have too many canoes. Unless, of course, you run out of room for them. So, when we found ourselves short...

12 Totally Genius Gifts For Kayakers & Canoeists (2021...

Paddling Magazine's 12 Days of Giveaways is here! We're kicking off the holiday season by giving away our staff's top gift picks from some of our favorite brands. From...

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Depth

A canoe’s depth is measured from its gunwales to the bottom of the boat. Depth is measured in three places—the bow, stern and center. Adding depth to the...
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Video: The River That Flows Both Ways

In August 2019, Brendan Davis and Kirk Muir Horton paddled 315 miles from source to sea down the Hudson River. Starting in the Adirondacks and ending at the Statue...
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Video: The Mystery of Squirt Boating

There’s a subculture of kayaking known by few and understood by fewer. The paddlers don diving goggles and neoprene and slide into thin, uncomfortable boats not meant to float...

3 Best Electric SUP Pumps For 2021

The trade-off for the convenience and easy portability of an inflatable SUP is the small hassle of inflation. Sure, you can inflate your board with a hand pump—but you...

Boat Review: Point 65 Mercury GTX Modular Kayak

If you’ve ever shopped at Ikea, you have probably marveled at the Swedish engineering that packs wardrobes and desks into flat boxes that fit in a Prius. Similarly, Point...