The Safer Paddling Campaign

As a United Stated Coast Guard nonprofit grant recipient, the Water Sports Sports Foundation produces paddling safety outreach materials and distributes them through boating and paddling media providers.

What Kayakers Can Learn From the New York Ferry...

New York City is an extraordinary place to paddle. The Hudson waterfront on the west side of Manhattan boasts unparalleled views of the Statue of Liberty and the world’s...

News Release: New Paddlecraft Safety Effort Starts at the...

Canoeists, kayakers and stand up paddle boarders may soon see a red safety sign posted at launch ramps and other water access areas across the country. The new safety...
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Water Sports Foundation Encourages Retailers to Remind Customers about...

The Water Sports Foundation, a U.S. Coast Guard non-profit boating safety grant recipient just released a new video featuring Paddling Business’ publisher Scott MacGregor. Recorded with a local retail...
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The Hard Way Part 5: The Legends of Salty...

Speaker 1: This is the best day ever! Hailey, Hailey lets go paddling right now! Speaker 2: Are you sure that’s a good idea? Speaker 1: Right now! Salty Jefferson: I learned...
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The Hard Way Part 4: The Legends of Salty...

Speaker 1: Are you sure it’s still okay to go paddling today? Maybe we should check the forecast. Speaker 2: No… it’s all fake news anyway. Besides, it’s probably going...
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The Hard Way Part 3: The Legends of Salty...

Speaker 1: What a beautiful lake! You know what else is beautiful? Speaker 2: What? Speaker 1: These new jean shorts. I can’t wait to go paddling in them tomorrow! Speaker 2: They do look stretchy. Salty...
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The Hard Way Part 2: The Legends of Salty...

Speaker 1: I love America, you know. I love my hot dogs. I love my freedoms. I love paddling my SUP without a leash wherever I want to go. Speaker 2: Really?...
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Sea Kayaking Tragedy at Dungeness Bay

Dungeness Spit is a sliver of hard sand barely 100 yards wide and more than five miles long, sheltering a shallow bay on the northern edge of Washington’s Olympic...
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Learning To Wear A PFD The Hard Way

Speaker 1: This is going to be the best camping trip ever. Speaker 2: I just went to the big box store and I got 2000 rolls of toilet paper, 50 pounds...