Paddling Magazine Staff

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World’s Fastest Jet Canoe (Video)

If serenity isn't your thing, power up your next adventure with two jet engines and a whole lot of speed. YouTuber the Hacksmith demonstrates how to build the world's fastest...

Wilderness Canoe Symposium Goes Virtual

Registration is open for the 36th annual Wilderness & Canoe Symposium, taking place February 17, 2021, from 6 pm to 9 pm via Zoom. "We remain committed to nurture our...
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Kayakers Nearly Swallowed By Humpback Whale (Video)

Two whale-watchers off Avila Beach in California had a terrifying experience when a humpback overturned their kayak and appeared to nearly swallow them. The women surfaced and shortly after,...
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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...

11 Best Kayak Gifts For Dad This Father’s Day

Dads can be hard to shop for, but if you have one who is happiest on the water with his two blades your gift search this year is going...

Boat Review: WaveSport ACE Kayak

Unlike the XXX and EZs, WaveSport stepped out of the flat-bottomed, kicker rocker trend. Instead of a completely flat planing surface with sharply upswept ends, Eric Jackson (EJ) built...