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Discover some of the year's best kayak paddles from Sawyer Paddles and Oars, Aqua-Bound, GearLab, Angle Oar and Werner...

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7 Best Life Jackets for Canoeing in 2020

Discover some of the year's best life jackets from Salus Marine Wear, Stohlquist WaterWare, Gul Performance Wear, MTI Life...

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...

11 Pocket Items To Complete Your PFD Kit

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6 Life Jackets For Paddlers On A Budget

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Kayak Gear and Accessories: Everything You Need To Go...

Akayak and the right kayak gear and accessories allow you to be in the great outdoors and on the...

Top 5 Inflatable PFDs For Paddleboarders

Inflatable PFDs offer the best of two worlds—peace of mind without the bulky and restrictive foam flotation of traditional...

Best Whitewater Safety Gear for 2020: Throw Bags &...

Discover some of the year's best whitewater safety gear from Kokatat, Level Six, Predator and Shred Ready. Helmets and...

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Buying a Paddleboard: 5 Mistakes Shoppers Make

1. Forgetting quality matters Earlier this year, I was shopping for home supplies when I came face-to-face with a paddleboard display outside of a big...

Win The Ultimate Kokatat Kayak Touring Package

Enter now! We're giving one lucky paddler the opportunity to win a Kokatat drysuit, PFD and liner. To enter,...

Win a Mustang Hudson Drysuit and Khimera PFD

Stay safe, warm and dry through all seasons. We're giving one lucky paddler the opportunity to win a Mustang...

Best Paddling Gear for 2020 – Drysuits, Dry Tops...

Discover the best drysuits and paddling apparel from Level Six, NRS, and Gul North Performance Apparel. Whether you're looking...