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Ask Eddy: Happy Thoughts and Pixie Dust

Ask Eddy: Happy Thoughts and Pixie Dust

Eddy shares his knowledge about holding your breath underwater and the amount of crude oil used to build a plastic kayak.

Intro to Rock Gardening: Essential Gear

Intro to Rock Gardening: Essential Gear

By Bill Vonnegut Boats There are many types of kayaks that can be used for rock gardening. My boat of choice for a trip will be determined by where I am heading and the conditions of the ocean. If it[...]

Photo of the Day | Fred Marmsater

Photo of the Day | Fred Marmsater

Photo of Chris Bensch paddling through the surf near Cape Kiwanda on the Oregon coast.

Tip of the Week: The Time and Place to Backdeck Roll

Tip of the Week: The Time and Place to Backdeck Roll

Jackson Kayak Tip of the Week By Boyd Ruppelt “Tuck as far forward as you can and watch your face!” is a typical statement you hear when discussing rolling. Inevitably, the fear of rolling is [...]

Photo of the Day | Aaron Peterson

Photo of the Day | Aaron Peterson

Photographer Aaron Peterson paddles towards a rock arch formation in Pictured Rocks National Shoreline in Michigan.

Need to Know Episode 4: Get Moving

Need to Know Episode 4: Get Moving

Episode Four of Pelican Kayaks' five-part beginner's guide to your first kayak tour covers paddle orientation, seating posture, stroke positioning, control-hand mechanics, torso rotation and the best [...]

Nick Troutman’s Road to the Mountain Games: Episode 6

Nick Troutman’s Road to the Mountain Games: Episode 6

After several weeks of intense race training leading up to the GoPro Mountain Games, Troutman is taking a break for some quality family time. Episode 6 follows a full day on the water with his 2-year-[...]

Protecting Indonesia’s remote (and beautiful) Raja Ampat archipelago

Protecting Indonesia’s remote (and beautiful) Raja Ampat archipelago

Info and tips on traveling to paddle one of Indonesia's great sea kayak destinations

Journey to Raja Ampat

Journey to Raja Ampat

Most people come to Raja Ampat to be underwater. We came to float and paddle above the water, but we strapped our snorkel gear to our kayak decks just in case. This remote island archipelago in the In[...]

Second Annual $10,000 C&K Dream Adventure Contest

Second Annual $10,000 C&K Dream Adventure Contest

Winners of C&K's second annual Dream Adventure Contest presented by Nexen Tire will take home $10,000 to fund the paddling trip of a lifetime.