Tim Shuff

A former editor of Adventure Kayak magazine, Tim Shuff lives on Lake Ontario’s north shore and is an avid paddleboard racer.

Taking a Paddling Trip Down Memory Lane

“What value do wilderness trips have in your memory?” I ask my wife, Tory, over a Saturday afternoon lunch in our urban backyard as we contemplate the coming summer...

The Key To A Perfect Paddling Stroke Is All...

Don’t think of moving water past the boat. Think of moving yourself and the boat past the paddle,” my instructor said during my first formal paddling lesson as a...

Boat Review: P&H Delphin Kayak

The very first day we tested the new P&H Delphin kayak in surf there was a ripping fall gale—ideal conditions for a boat aimed at maximizing sea kayaking’s rough...

Boat Review: Dagger Alchemy 14.0

Last year marked the launch of the Dagger Alchemy 14.0 S and L, small and large versions of a performance-minded, light-touring kayak in affordable and durable polyethylene. With one...

Boat Review: Seaward Passat G3 Kayak

In the name of Seaward Kayaks’ newest tandem, the Passat G3, you can hear echoes of two other brands, Volkswagen and Apple—two hip, sophisticated companies that like each other...

Boat Review: Perception Carolina 13.5 Airalite Kayak

In 1993, retired pilot Hugo Vihlen sailed alone across the Atlantic Ocean from Newfoundland to Great Britain in a boat that was shorter than its captain was tall, seizing...

Boat Review: Perception Sonoma 13.5 Airalite Kayak

People who buy homes that they can barely afford are “house poor.” With a Kevlar boat that’s worth more than my pickup and most of my possessions combined, I...

Boat Review: Impex Currituck Kayak

We recently took the Impex Currituck (formerly the Formula Pursuit in Canada) on a two-week trip to the Southeast Coast of Newfoundland, where it was paddled by our photographer,...

Boat Review: Souris River Quetico 18.5

Souris River's super-sized family-hauling workhorse canoe.