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Jackson Karma RG

Jackson Karma RG

Jackson Karma RG L: 11’10”; W: 25”; 94 gals., 58 lbs. ($1,299, jacksonkayak.com) The “RG” in this crossover’s name is intentionally ambiguous. It can stand for Rock Gardener—think big-wa[...]

Pyranha Fusion

Pyranha Fusion

Pyranha Fusion L: 10’3”; W: 26”; 81 gals., 46 lbs., also available in S and M ($999, pyranha.com) “Sometimes this feels like a big Burn!” exclaimed one happy Class V boater, and fan of Pyran[...]

Going Rogue

Going Rogue

Words: Joe Jackson Photos: Aaron Schmidt The Wild and Scenic stretch of Oregon’s Lower Rogue could well be defined as a crossover river. Ambling miles of emerald Class II punctuated with whoop-worth[...]

Wave Sport Ethos 10

Wave Sport Ethos 10

Wave Sport Ethos 10 L: 10’3”; W: 27”; 100 gals., 54 lbs., also available in L ($1,085, wavesport.com) “This is definitely the boat I’d take on Class V,” said one tester, who happened to gr[...]

Dagger Katana

Dagger Katana

Dagger Katana L: 10’4; W: 27.25” 104 gals., 56 lbs., also available in 9’4” length ($1,105, dagger.com) “This is the boat I want on trips when I need my creature comforts, like a bigger tent[...]

John Oliver Reveals that the Internet Was Invented for Kayakers

John Oliver Reveals that the Internet Was Invented for Kayakers

Last Sunday, comedian John Oliver lambasted the upsurge in online harassment on his HBO series Last Week Tonight, but in doing so he unearthed a bit of cyber history centered around–you guessed [...]

Review: Dagger Roam

Review: Dagger Roam

Dagger Roam L: 9’9”; W: 31.5”; 56 lbs., 250-lb. max cap. (also available in an 11.5’ length) ($855, dagger.com) By Joe Jackson Dagger’s new Roam is a rare beast: a sit-on-top kayak made for [...]

Hawaii Kai, Oahu

Hawaii Kai, Oahu

‣ Hawaii Kai, Oahu Oahu is a mecca of downwind paddling, and its signature run is the nine-mile Hawaii Kai. Whether your craft of choice is an outrigger canoe, surfski or standup paddleboard, Hawaii[...]

Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida / Mississippi

Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida / Mississippi

‣ Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida/Mississippi If you’re hanging out on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi or the Florida Panhandle, slip away to the waters around the eastern or western sec[...]

Pearl River Basin, Louisiana

Pearl River Basin, Louisiana

‣ PEARL RIVER BASIN, LOUISIANA Less than an hour’s drive northeast of New Orleans lies the Pearl River Basin: the least altered, most pristine wetlands in Louisiana. A vast, bewildering labyri[...]