First Look: Perception Kayak Paddles

After years of making great kayaks at affordable price points, Perception Kayaks are setting their sights on kayak paddles....

How to choose the best kayak paddle

Paddling Magazine gives expert advice on which kayak paddle is perfect for you

Why A Good Ash Canoe Paddle Is Going To...

Why a good piece of ash is going to get harder to find.

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How To Choose The Perfect Life Jacket For Your...

When it’s time for adventure, you know who wants to join. Whether or not your pup is a natural...

How To Choose A PFD For Ultimate Safety &...

If you’re new to paddling, one of the first pieces of personal equipment you’ll want to purchase is a...

Best Whitewater Life Jackets

Discover some of the year's best whitewater life jackets with these top five picks from Stohlquist, Gul Performance Apparel,...

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...

5 Secrets For A Successful SUP Camping Trip

SUP camping is a minimalist’s dream. Because the added weight of gear on a paddleboard can significantly reduce its...

Holiday Gift Guide: 9 Last-Minute Christmas Gifts For Paddlers

We can’t be the only ones with some holes in our Christmas gift pile. Thankfully, the days of running...

Holiday Gift Guide: 11 Gift Ideas For Cold Weather...

We’re not all fair weather paddlers. In fact, there’s one particular breed of thick-skinned water lovers that view every...

Editor's Pick

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...

Ultimate Guide To Choosing The Best Shoes For Canoeing

Much fuss is made by hikers about the demands placed on their feet, while canoeists tend to focus more...

6 Weird Facts You Didn’t Know About Wetsuits

1. Wetsuits provide an insulating layer between skin and outside air and water but they’re not waterproof. Lightweight, flexible,...

How To Seal And Test A Drysuit For Leaks

When a drysuit leaks, it can be tricky to conduct a leak test and find the exact spot. When...