Virginia Marshall

Virginia Marshall is a former editor of Rapid and Adventure Kayak magazines. She writes and paddles from Washago, Ontario.

Sea Kayak: Current Designs’ Karla Review

Three years ago, when I first inquired about the enigmatic designer behind Current Designs’ emerging family of Danish-style sea kayaks, CD vice president Bill Kueper prefaced an introduction to...

Trips: Kayak in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago is famous for many things—astonishing skyscrapers, Art Deco architecture, the blues, Al Capone, Michael Jordan and the Bulls, Navy Pier—but paddling isn’t generally one of them. Ask a local...

Trips: Kayak in San Diego, California

San Diego’s 70 miles of varied coastline offer something to entice every inclination of kayaker and paddleboarder. Expect warm, calmer waters in summer and fall, and breezier, cooler conditions...

Trips: Kayak in Thousand Islands, Ontario

Accessible wilderness” is how 1000 Islands Kayaking owner, Scott Ewart, describes the Thousand Islands. The archipelago remains delightfully unspoiled, despite its convenient geography. Sandwiched in the St. Lawrence River between...