The Nook Backcountry tent by Cascade Designs is an ideal paddlers’ pick for floaters needing a spacious solo option.
The Outdoor Research Dry Peak bagger is a minimalistic 9-ounce solution that markets as a “waterproof summit backpack.” It’s the ultimate dry pack.
Helly Hansen Charger Windblock is a versatile layer that can work as both a hefty base- or windblocking mid-layer. Great for paddling on cool days.
Here are our picks for the easily stuff-able, box-able and shippable paddling items that will put a smile on your boating loved one’s face Christmas morning.
The SealLine Pro Pack is a series of drybags that just won’t quit, even when you wanted to a long time ago.
The National Trail System now has three new water trails, as part of the nationally recognized waterways. We break down these new additions.
The northern minds at MEC were certainly thinking outside the box to deliver such a rectangular shape, with the Scully Duffel waterproof bag.
The Fillet knife has become an essential on any paddle or float where fresh fish play a role in the evening feeding festivities. This 3.2-ounce knife that can turn even the tiniest catch into taco filling
The Talon presents a novel, “instinctive to use,” solution to an on-water emergency that require victims or rescuers alike to have free hands to grasp.
The Crucial Black Multi-Tool is the perfect PFD companion, clipping on and packing a 5.5-inch, half-serrated blade plus a few other key, essential components.
A photo essay on Tahiti’s marquee race, the Tahiti Nui Va’a. The photos take us on a journey through the three-day, 105-mile outrigger curcuit of the island.
Most of us choose sunglasses because of the way they make us look. I like the Hobie Bayside Polarized Sunglasses because of the way they make me see.
JVC’s second-generation POV camera is a solid performer. Improvements include better slow motion (half “real-time” speed of 1080p at 60 fps, and 720p at 120 fps).
Sony’s made a strong entry into the POV camera market with its Action Cam series. The newest generation AS30V is 35 percent lighter and offers better still-photo capability.
The reigning king of the POV camera market, GoPro Hero 3 + Black edition comes packed with shooting options and capabilities.
Technology makes it harder than ever to disconnect, but easier than ever to show people back home about your paddling exploits. Now you can tell them in real time.
The organization Below the Surface has a project called Riverview. The plan: make a Google Streetview type program for America’s rivers.