Paddling Magazine Staff

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Pyranha Kayak’s Ozone First Look

Paddling Magazine got a first-hand look at the brand new Ozone whitewater kayak from Pyranha. This design is so fresh, it's still a prototype and may have a few...

Sawyer Paddles’ New SUPer Styk

Designed in collaboration with professional paddler Paul Clark, these gorgeous whitewater SUP paddles from Sawyer Paddles and Oars are designed for paddlers of all skill levels. "We're really pushing into...

Bending Branches Glowtek Paddle

When Bending Branches wanted a new design for their popular Angler Pro paddle blade, they reached out to pro staff to send in ideas. The result was an influx...

Best Canoe Paddles for 2020

Discover seven of the year's best canoe paddles that are set to hit the market in 2020. New options from Bending Branches, Grey Owl Paddles and Sawyer Paddles. Everything from bent...

4 Best Whitewater Kayaks for 2020

Discover four of the year's best whitewater kayaks from Dagger, Liquidlogic, Pyranha and Verus Kayaks. Materials and body designs are advancing every year to get you the best possible boat...

Best Hard Boards for 2020

Discover six of the year's best hard boards from Bishop Boards and SIC Maui. Whether you're looking for a fishing board, race board, family board or all-around board, Paddling Magazine...

P&H Sea Kayaks: Virgo Day Touring Kayak First Look

The Virgo takes day and weekend trips seriously. This performance polyethylene touring kayak is inspired by the well-loved Scorpio, a P&H sea kayak for making miles. The Virgo is...

7 Best Life Jackets for Kayaking in 2020

Discover some of the year's best life jackets from Salus Marine Wear, Stohlquist WaterWare and Kokatat. Whether you're looking for a PFD for an adventure just out your back...

Oru Kayaks: 3 Best Folding Kayaks for 2020

Discover three of the year's best Oru kayaks. These ultra-portable, origami-inspired designs are perfect for paddlers with limited space for storage or non-traditional means to get to the water. They're...