The Safer Paddling Campaign

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...
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A Lesson to Live By

Sean Danielson is a lucky man. After nearly three hours in the frigid waters of Chesapeake Bay, the kayak fisherman was hypothermic and barely conscious. The sun had just set,...